Shenandoah Valley history

5 Ways to Make Charlottesville History Come Alive

When visitors are interested in experiencing Charlottesville history, the city and surrounding area has an embarrassment of riches. It’s less a question of how, and more a question of which aspects of Shenandoah Valley history to begin with. One way of experiencing Shenandoah Valley history would be to focus on the people. Such historic giants as presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving in Charlotesville VA

Why We Love Thanksgiving in Charlottesville VA

Thanksgiving: the quintessential American holiday. We celebrate our country’s history, the cooperation that makes our nation great, the bounty this land has given us. We can’t think of a better place to celebrate than spending Thanksgiving in Charlottesville VA.     What to Experience Thanksgiving conjures images of fall bounty: a cornucopia filled with gourds and corn and … [Read more...]

Charlottesville Shops

Spend a Day Out at These Unique Charlottesville Shops

There are so many fun things to do in Charlottesville. One thing you definitely do not want to miss are the unique Charlottesville shops. Located throughout the city, these shops range from magical toy stores to unique boutiques. Unique Charlottesville Shops Daedalus Bookstore Downtown Charlottesville homes Daedalus, a quaint second-hand bookshop with over 100,000 books. They specialize in … [Read more...]