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Charlottesville Downtown Mall People Walking

Top Ten Things To Do in Charlottesville

Charlottesville’s historic downtown mall is a round mile brick walk full of local shops, restaurants with plenty of outdoor seating, and vibrant buskers. A perfect place to browse and take in the city on a sunny day.

Charlottesville Newcomer’s Guide

Welcome to Charlottesville! If you’ve just relocated here (or are considering it) congratulations! You won’t have regrets. It combines the charm of a small college town with the cultural offerings of a much bigger city and wraps the whole package in rich...

Food on table

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. So what’ll you...

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,...

2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Charlottesville VA

Our local shops offer the best gifts for every occasion.

Charlottesville Holiday Guide

Get ready for a great holiday season in Charlottesville. Here is our guide to where to shop, have fun, and get great family photos.

Fall Charlottesville Guide

Fall in Charlottesville is all about bright colored leaves on trees, great food and apple picking, along with a fireside wine tasting. Learn our favorite spots.

Downtown Charlottesville

Charlottesville Visitors Guide

People visit Charlottesville for all kinds of reasons, and Charlottesville Insider has tips on enjoying your stay for everyone from foodies to family visitors to lovers of the great outdoors.

Charlottesville Baby Guide

There’s no denying it. Having a baby changes your perspective, and not just on the big things like loving something more than yourself and being constantly worried. Nope, we’re talking much more logistical matters, like which restaurant is best for...

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...

Couple in love

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…

Winter Survival Guide

Amazing Cocktails for Winter NightsCocktails on cold nights will warm you from the inside out, and who doesn’t enjoy that! Charlottesville restaurants are known for their amazing drinks from simple classics like gin martinis to craft cocktails with creative names...

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Restaurants in and Around Charlottesville

Whether you’re a foodie or just plain hungry, Charlottesville area restaurants have something for everyone. From down home country cooking to authentic French cuisine, C’ville’s got it all, and we’ve compiled a list by area below to help you in...

Brunch in Charlottesville

Where to Brunch in Charlottesville

Charlottesville has a serious food scene, and the town’s brunch offerings don’t disappoint- though they can get a little crowded. Read on for some local picks that are guaranteed to fuel you up for a day out– or an afternoon in.

Exercise Class in Charlottesville

Local Streaming Fitness

Support Charlottesville local fitness studios by taking a live streaming or online class during COVID-19

Local Live Stream

Live Streaming event in Charlottesville, VA during COVID-19 To submit your streaming event, please visit SceneThink and enter your event details. When asked for the event location, choose Online, Charlottesville, VA.   To submit your streaming event, please visit SceneThink...

Where To Shop for Gifts in Charlottesville

Our local shops offer the best gifts for every occasion.

Where to Shop for Women’s Clothing

If you want to express your own personal style and not follow the masses in what you wear, then shopping in Charlottesville is for you.

Best Area Outdoor Activities

Did you know Country Roads isn’t actually about West Virginia, it’s about Western Virginia? And honestly, it could have been written about Western Albemarle- “Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River…

Delivery and Take Out During Covid-19

Looking for a great option for delivery or takeout during the pandemic of 2020. Look no further.

Fall Festivals 2019

Join us for these amazing festivals this fall in and around Charlottesville.