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For Your Charlottesville Vacation

Thank you for choosing to stay with Guesthouses Reservation Services! Being in the Charlottesville hospitality business since 1976 has made us very familiar with all that Charlottesville has to offer to its visitors. We believe our guests will find that Charlottesville is a special place for exploring the outdoors, uncovering history, discussing art, consuming fine food and drink, and creating memories of togetherness.

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CONTACT GUESTHOUSES

Phone: (434)-979-7264

Email: info@vaguesthouses.com

Facebook: @guesthousescharlottesville

Instagram: @vaguesthouses

Downtown Charlottesville

TRANSPORTATION 

Albemarle Limousine: Airport transportation and more!(434)-531-5802

Charlottesville Free Trolley: Mon-Friday 6:35am to 11:32pm & Sunday 8am to 5:45pm

Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT): Runs seven days a week.

Enterprise Car Rentals: (434)-979-5566; 392 Pantops Center, Charlottesville, VA, US, 22911

Uber AppDownload Uber on your phone to arrange Uber drivers to pick you up anywhere around Charlottesville. 

Lyft AppDownload Lyft on your phone to arrange Lyft drivers to pick you up anywhere around Charlottesville.

Charlottesville Nightlife

CHARLOTTESVILLE ONLINE RESOURCES

Charlottesville Eventsevents.c-ville.com

Welcome Book: charlottesvillewelcomebook.com

Visit Charlottesville: visitcharlottesville.org

Events Calendar: cvillecalendar.com

Charlottesville City Hall

HISTORY TOURS

Rick Britton: Offers several tours to choose from

Albemarle Historical Society: Thursday & Friday night evening twilight tour starting at 5:30pm on the steps of their building (200 Second St. NE).

Tell Me About It Tours: Specializes in Ghost Tours

Monticello

HISTORICAL SITES AND MUSEUMS

Monticello: (434) 984-9800

University of Virginia & the Rotunda: (434) 924-7969

Ash Lawn-Highland: (434) 293-8000

Michie’s Tavern: (434) 977-1234

Virginia Discovery Museum: (434) 977-1025

Montpelier: (540) 627-2728

Blue Ridge Mountains

OUTDOORS

Shenandoah National Park: For hiking, biking, camping, swimming holes, driving on Skyline Dr. and other activities.

Blue Ridge Parkway: For scenic driving, biking and hiking.

Appalachian Trail: For hiking adventures.

Blue Ridge Hiking Adventures: Hire a hiking guide

Charlottesville Biking

BIKING & HIKING

Blue Ridge Cyclery

UVA U-Bikes: Bike rentals around the University

Hiking Upward: State Hiking Trails

Virginia Trail Guide

National Park Service-Shenandoah

Trail Ride

HORSEBACK RIDING

Indian Summer Horse Guide: Vineyard and Orchard Horseback Riding

Oakland Heights Farm: Trail Rides

Graves Mountain Lodge: Rides in Syria, VA

Mahalo Farm

Fishing

FISHING

Rivanna River

James River in Scottsville: Small mouth bass, Catfish, & Panfish

Sugar Hollow Moorman’s River: Fly fishing

Ivy Creek Reservoir

Sherando Lake

Albemarle Angler: Store Barracks Road Shopping Center has lots of information about fishing in the area and even gives guided fishing tours.

Canoeing

TUBING, CANOEING, & KAYAKING

Rivanna River Co.: (434) 218-2052

James River Reeling & Rafting: (434) 286-4386

James River Runners: (434) 286-2338

Shenandoah River Adventures: (888) 309-7222

Shenandoah River Outfitters: (540) 743-4159

Charlottesville

POOLS

Crozet Pool: Heated public access pool

Piedmont YMCA

Blue Hole on Sugar Hollow Rd: A short hike to a watering hole

County Parks have lake access

Art Charlottesville

ART

Second Street Gallery: (434)-977-7284

Fralin Museum of Art: (434)-924-3592

McGuffey Art Center: (434)-295-7973

Les Yeux du Monde: (434)-973-5566

Warm Springs Gallery: (540) 839-2985

Charlottesville Spas

SPAS

Neroli Spa & Beauty Lounge: (434) 984-3450

Oasis Day Spa: (434) 244-9667

Cityspa Day Spa: (434) 984-5046

Halo Salt Spa: (434) 234-3827

The Spa at Boar’s Head Inn: (434) 972-2253

Blue Mountain Brewery

BREWERIES

Blue Mountain:(540) 456-8020

Bold Rock:(434) 361-1030

Champion:(434) 295-2739

Pro Re Nata: (434) 823-4878

South Street:(434) 293-6550

Starr Hill:(434) 823-5671

Three Notch’d:(434) 293-0610

Wild Wolf:(434) 361-0088

Charlottesville Vines

VINEYARDS & WINIERIES

Blenheim: (434) 293-5366

Glass House: (434) 234-4133

Jefferson: (434) 977-3042

Keswick: (434) 244-3341

King Family: (434) 823-7800

Pippin Hill: (434) 202-8063

Prince Michel: (434) 293-9463 (Carter Mountain Wine Shop)

Trump: (434) 984-4855

Castle Hill Cidery

CIDERIES

Albemarle Cidery: (434) 297-2326

Bold Rock Cidery: (434) 361-1030

Castle Hill Cidery: (434) 296-0047

UVA Statue

LUNCH

Take It Away: (434) 295-1899

Ivy Provisions: (434) 202-1308

Feast!: (434) 244-7800

Bodo’s Bagels: Multiple Locations

Hotcakes: (434) 295-6037

Bellair Market:(434) 293-6157

Downtown Charlottesville

RESTAURANTS & BARS ON BARRACKS ROAD

Sedona Taphouse: (434) 296-2337

Zinburger: (434) 244-2604

Zoe’s Kitchen: (434) 995-5334

Peter Chang: (434) 244-9818

Charlottesville Gala Apples

RESTAURANTS & BARS NEAR UVA

Duners: (434) 293-8352

Michael’s Bistro: (434) 977-3697

The Virginian: (434) 984-4667

Trinity Irish Pub: (434) 295-7100

Boylan Heights: (434) 984-5707

Lemongrass: (434) 244-8424

Rocksalt: (434) 326-5665

Monticello

RESTAURANTS & BARS NEAR DOWNTOWN

Alley Light: (434) 296-5003

Bang!: (434) 984-2261

Citizen Burger: (434) 979-9944

C & O: (434) 971-7044

Downtown Grille: (434) 817-7080

Fitzroy: (434) 295-1223

Hamilton’s: (434) 295-6649

Jack Brown’s: (434) 244-0073

La Taza: (434) 296-8292

Lampo: (434) 244-3226

Maya: (434) 979-6292

Mono Loco: (434) 979-0688

The Nook: (434) 295-6665

Oakhart Social: (434) 995-5449

Whiskey Jar: (434) 202-1549