Home to a diverse community of artists, the creativity of local-makers thrives alongside local shop-keepers who prize offering a staggering diversity of homemade goods alongside elite national and international brands.
Wine is central to the Thanksgiving table, even in a pandemic year like this, but choosing what’s best can be tricky. There are a lot of different types of food on the table at one time, from sweet potatoes and savory stuffing to gamey dark turkey meat and glazed hams. Finding one or two wines that can work with everything
Want to stay somewhere slightly less conventional but still enjoy a relaxed setting, fine coffee, and turn-down service? Think about staying in one of a dozen boutique inns in or around Charlottesville. Our recommendations emphasize stylish settings for your stay, but two other details are key: location and price. Do you want to be in-town or on the perimeter? What about
A Great Escape from Washington D.C.The hottest destination in local getaways is two miles outside Stanardsville. Getaway Shenandoah has been sold out all summer and remains so through October. A Sizzling Start-upPart glamping, part disappearing, Getaways are campgrounds, upfitted with socially-distanced “tiny houses” 8’ wide by 20’ long where you can book a stay in the woods to get away from
The Wool Factory, Charlottesville’s newest and most extravagant entertainment space opened in mid-2020.The founders are Dan Fitzhenry, Brad Uhl and Brandon Wooten, the talent behind the popular Grit Coffee in Charlottesville. A longtime in the development and carefully thought through, The Wool Factory's design doesn't miss a trick. Overall, the space is 12,000 sq. ft. -- nearly two football fields
Searching for chic restaurants and classic dishes? You'll find exquisite dining and an authentic taste of the town while perusing restaurants on the Downtown Mall, Charlottesville.