Not every town has unparalleled vistas, a Cab Franc made at the hands of the same person pouring it, or Dave Matthews and John Grisham walking by as you enjoy lunch at a café on its historic pedestrian mall—but Charlottesville does.

It’s urban and bucolic, historic yet modern. There are boundless hiking trails, wedding venues, wineries, breweries, boutique retail shops, and theaters (not to mention more restaurant seats than there are people to fill them). It’s for the limitless adventurer, the wine-taster, the music-seeker, and the family searching for a new experience.

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You can find BitterSweet boutique on the historic Downtown Mall (and at several other Va locations). They are stocked with trendy and bohemian fashion - and are celebrating their 20th anniversary 🛍 Check out their page for details on a giveaway that ends tonight at 9 PM!

For more local shops, check out our website through the link in our bio✨





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We are so excited for @coucourachou to be getting their own space 🎉 They're coming soon to Preston Ave (but you can always stop in for a treat at @theworkshop_cville)! 🥐

Visit our website through the link in our bio to explore all Cville has to offer✨





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We were thrilled to finally make it out to @eastwoodfarmandwinery last Sunday! It's such a perfect atmosphere, family friendly, and the view from the hill is beautiful while you sip and snack.

📸: @scglatt

Check out our website for more wineries!





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The way @urbanflora_va created MAGIC for this couple😮 Such a stunning wedding at The Market at Grelen...

📸: @bystephanievelez
Planner: @justalittleditty
Florist: @urbanflora_va
Venue: @grelenweddings
Videographer: @daydream.films
Makeup: @southernbellebridalbyjess
Hair: @bloomstudiolyh
Tan: @sunkissedby_bethany
Cake: @commonwealthcakeco





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You guys... if you haven't tried Silk Thai yet- you have to. The portions are extremely generous while still being super affordable, and the staff is super friendly. The menu has so many options for authentic Thai cuisine that you could try something different each time (that's what we do and we have yet to be disappointed), but definitely try the Thai Tea!🧋

📸: @katantfood

Check out charlottesvilleinsider.com for more of our favorite local restaurants✨





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If you ask any local where the best places to eat in Charlottesville are - Tavola is sure to be on that list. The cicchetti and cocktail bar is perfect for the foodie who wants to try a bit of everything in good company.

📸: @sheshoots_sarah

Visit our Restaurant Guide through the link in our bio✨





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The end of summer means the end of our themed days, but it also means the start of fall activities like peach picking and pumpkin carving, eating on restaurant patios without dying of heatstroke, and UVA football season. We are here to bring you all of the latest news on everything local to Charlottesville that makes our favorite city unique- so that you never get bored. Make sure to subscribe to our newsletter to be the first in the know about new local businesses, events, and giveaways!





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Ummm... sign us up for the Healing Crystal Ritual at Stone Fox Beauty Project! It's an integrative skin ritual for the mind, body, and soul to elevate your whole being and radiate your skin🧘‍♀️

Check out more C’ville local businesses on our website through the link in our bio✨





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We are always obsessed with the wedding photography taken at the Dooley Mansion at Swannanoa. It's just outside of Charlottesville and is a privately owned historical venue for weddings, photoshoots, private tours, and events. 🕊 #sweetheartsaturday

Check out our Wedding Guide through the link in our bio✨

📸: @elliemckinneyphotography





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It's finally time for UVA Football season! Head to Scott Stadium tomorrow at 7:30 pm to see the Cavaliers face William & Mary and don't forget, it's an orange out! 🔶🔹 #funfriday

Check out our website for more upcoming events at charlottesvilleinsider.com

📸: @uvafootball





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Bluebird Books is the cutest traveling bookshop operating out of a vintage trailer. They have a wide variety of options for the child, youth, and adult bookworms alike! You can catch them this Saturday at Bryant's Cider or check out their website to see all of their upcoming availability at www.bluebirdbookstop.com 🐦📖#thriftythursday

Check out our website through the link in our bio for more of our favorite C'ville local businesses✨

📸 : @bluebirdbookstop





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