Discover Charlottesville, Virginia

Charlottesville has evolved over the centuries to become a colorful, vibrant city, overflowing with charm and character. The city and its surroundings offer a wealth of activities and attractions for all interests and ages. Charlottesville was fortuitously spared the brunt of the American Civil War, and much of the original architecture has been preserved, ensuring all who visit are able to wander the halls, the paths and streets of this historical city, and witness the legacy of those who built it.

Top Ten Landmarks and Historic Sites

The most famous national landmarks blend our colorful history with beautiful or quirky aesthetics. 1. Built over the course of 36 years, the Washington Monument sits on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The obelisk is the tallest structure in town.     2. Between 1892 and 1954, New York City’s Ellis Island processed more …

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Visiting Monticello the Home of Thomas Jefferson

Monticello is one of the most famous US national landmarks, and is located not far from Charlottesville, VA. This was the beloved home of Thomas Jefferson, and he designed the house and property himself. Monticello was modeled on some of the neoclassical principles that were noted in some of the works by Andrea Palladio, who …

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