Charlottesville-Albemarle County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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DESTINATION INFORMATION

Nestled amid the foothills of the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains and about a hundred miles South of Washington, D.C., the greater Charlottesville region offers visitors a thriving community and vanguard of arts and culture that's both boldly innovative and grounded in rich tradition. Just beyond city lines, quiet rolling hills and family farms complement city life within Albemarle County's more than 700 square miles of vibrant natural beauty, including Shenandoah National Park's Skyline Drive and abundant history and heritage. This juxtaposition of urban and rural creates a rich diversity that is the lifeblood of Charlottesville and Albemarle County. You see it in the restaurants, where talented chef-owners can go plate-to-plate with any major American city, blending traditional fare and regional favorites with flavors and influences from around the globe.

# of Hotels 33
# of Hotel Rooms: 3,600
Major Attractions: Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, Ash Lawn-Highland, University of Virginia, Michie Tavern, Carter Mountain Orchard, 30+ Vineyards
Airports/distance: Charlottesville Albemarle Airport(CHO)/9 miles
Richmond International Airport (RIC)/78 miles
Rail Stations/Distance: Charlottesville(CVS)/ 0 miles
Colleges & Universities: University of Virginia