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..
At Charlottesville Insider, our goal is simple: to showcase Charlottesville by curating our ideas about what makes it unique. Follow our insiders to see what’s new, find exclusive deals, or simply figure out how to spend your day in our favorite city.
Date Night Guide
What's better than a date night to show your love but it can also bring pressure. After all, you want a perfectly romantic evening. Here are some tips for gifts, restaurants and flowers to sweep your sweetie of his, her or their feet!
Charlottesville Holiday Guide
If you are looking for a fun and beautiful getaway for the holidays, then look no further than Charlottesville, VA. The shopping is phenomenal. The events are spectacular. And the decorations rival any big city. Join us for any or all of these events this season:
2022 Charlottesville Restaurant Guide
Not all pizza is created equal, but whether you like your crust thick and chewy, thin and crispy or somewhere in between, you'll find your idea of the perfect pie at one of these Charlottesville pizza places.
Charlottesville Wedding Guide
With breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and rich history tracing back to the founding fathers, Charlottesville has become one of America’s top wedding destinations. Our wedding guide gives you an insider's view of Charlottesville's best wedding venues, photographers, planners, caterers, and so many more vendors.
Fall Charlottesville Guide
Summer has sundresses and sandals, but fall has tall boots and snuggly sweaters and who doesn’t love all that? Check out this round-up of Charlottesville boutiques with sweaters and other warm, comfy clothes that will help you keep the chill at bay.
Winter Survival Guide
Think outdoor dining or wine-tasting are out for the winter? Think again! Wineries and restaurants around Charlottesville know that a roaring fire does more than warm chilled fingers and toes; It creates ambience that make winter nights memorable. Here are some of our favorites.
12 TRULY UNIQUE THINGS TO DO AROUND CHARLOTTESVILLE
Charlottesville has wonderfully unique things to do. From horseback riding and wine tastings to pool days and historic tours. Here are our top twelve.