After many years in the making, the Blue Ridge Tunnel Trail anticipates its official opening on November 21, according to Nelson County Parks official Claire RIchardson. We recommend you get there as soon as possible!The eastern trailhead begins along the active CSX rail line in Afton, while the western trailhead starts just a half mile below King’s Gourmet Popcorn off
Just 13 miles from Charlottesville, the small town of Crozet offers a change of pace, with mostly outdoor activities for families and avid bikers and hikers alike.
Looking for adventures in a vineyard this fall? Since wine tasting can happen safely in the great outdoors and fine vintages have been known to ease anxiety, area winemakers have put together a full calendar of events to appeal to those eager to go afield. Here’s our list of what’s best:1. The Festy at Chisholm VineyardsPerhaps the most dramatic and
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
This Quirk Hotel, which opened in early March, is the second of what’s planned to be a string of boutique hotels, although the pandemic may alter that plan. The original Quirk, which boasts 73 extravagant rooms in an old department store Broad Street in downtown Richmond, has been widely acclaimed for its style and luxury, including a rooftop bar where
When it comes to unique things to do, Charlottesville can't be beat. There are so many great places in the city, you won't know where to start. So, we decided to break down the best of the best of signature Charlottesville experiences.
If you're driving from out of town to see a show, or you're a UVA student, and your family is visiting to see the big game or concert at JPJ, you're probably wondering about hotels in the area. Here's a list of Charlottesville's top hotels near John Paul Jones Arena. We'll help you chose the most comfortable, convenient lodging options.