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Hip and Kid Friendly Charlottesville Restaurants

Picky eaters? High-pitched screechers? Not a problem at these Charlottesville restaurants, where the menu and kid-friendly vibes combine to create the perfect ambience for a family meal.

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Hot Spots for Stroller Walks

From tried and true trails like the Saunders-Monticello trail to newer ones like those through Greenbriar Park, Charlottesville’s stroller friendly paths have the tranquility and variety to keep you and your little ones peaceful, happy and entertained.

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Perfect Spots for Bridal and Baby Showers

Life’s biggest events call for celebrations. Whether you’re planning a baby shower or a bridal shower, Charlottesville has the perfect venue for any season.


Charlottesville Businesses that Boost Your Health

From locally grown medicinal mushrooms to herbal remedies and cold-pressed juices, the products from these Charlottesville alternative health businesses will help you feel your best.

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Real Estate Agents to Find Your Dream Home

Charlottesville has a wealth of talented, knowledgable real estate agents. Whether you’re looking for a pied a terre or a country estate, you won’t go wrong with our Insider picks.

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Landscape Firms for Gorgeous Gardens

Whether you’re landscaping a postage stamp-sized city yard a country estate, Charlottesville landscape firms are up to the task.

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Parks for the Outdoor Activities You Love

Various Charlottesville-area parks offer playgrounds and trails, swimming, boating, biking and ultimate frisbee.


Charlottesville Coffee Shop Hot Spots

Charlottesville is packed with comfortable coffee shops perfect for any working remotely, writing, or visiting with friends.

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Trendy Charlottesville apartments you’ll love

Luxurious lobbies, pools, fitness centers and fire pits are just a few of the amenities you’ll find at these trendy Charlottesville apartment developments.

Plan Your Bachelorette Party in Charlottesville

Just like promposals and baby gender reveal celebrations, destination bachelorette parties are no longer the exception, but the norm. Gone are the days of the one fun night out.  Those about to say ‘I do’ are taking two-day, three-day, even...


The Most Instagrammable Places in Charlottesville

If you’re traveling to Charlottesville, or you already call it home, you’ll want to visit these Instagrammable spots and post the pics on your own ‘gram!

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Great Places to Find Home Dècor

Home is where the heart is, and it’s where we spend most of our time, so make it gorgeous! Whether you’re looking to outfit your own home decor or gift a friend with something special, we always find a treasure at these Charlottesville home decor stores. Photo by Charlottesville Insider @JenFariello

Gourmet Groceries to Stock Your Pantry

Even if the weather outside is frightful, there’s something so romantic about stopping by your corner store to pick up dinner (and maybe a hot chocolate?) to go. These gourmet groceries make the prospect easy, with everything from robust sandwiches to fixins’ for a fancy cheeseboard. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.

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Gorgeous Spots for Holiday Family Photos

There’s no escaping it: The pandemic means a lot of things are different this year. With many extended families celebrating the holidays from a distance, holiday family photos to share with loved ones near and far will be more cherished than ever. And the good news is, Charlottesville has a wealth of gorgeous outdoor locations for perfect family photos.

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5 unique boutiques for a truly C’ville stay

Gotta get away? Charlottesville’s array of inns, hotels, and unhotels (just wait for it) provide lots of options for your home away from home. Here are five of our favorites unique and boutique, locally owned hotels.Quirk Hotel Charlottesville499 W. Main...

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Great Spots for a Spa Day

Everyone deserves a day to relax, unwind, and be pampered.