"Jefferson's Charlottesville" Top 5 Page for this destination Charlottesville by Ewingjr98

Charlottesville Travel Guide: 300 reviews and 790 photos

Charlottesville is a beautiful town in western Virginia that is famous for the homes of Presidents Jefferson and Monroe and the University of Virginia. However, the downtown area offers much more to residents and visitors. In a move to revitalize the downtown area, Main Street was reserved for pedestrians only, and has thrived. This 1/2 mile stretch of downtown, within easy walking distance of the University, is packed with shops and restaurants with huge outdoor seating areas. The night I was there, most of the outdoor areas were packed (on a Thursday night no less!).

  • Last visit to Charlottesville: Aug 2004
  • Intro Updated Feb 28, 2007
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  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Jan 29, 2012 at 10:55 AM

    One of our desired trips is to the area, and maybe here. Your discussions are good, and the pictures wonderful

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Oct 20, 2006 at 1:59 PM

    Very good tips. I liked there a lot. I was in Charlottesville two months after you and stayed at Super8 as well.

  • chewy3326's Profile Photo
    Feb 19, 2006 at 7:28 PM

    I LOVE Blue Moon Diner! Great Charlottesville page, you're the 1st person I've found on VT who's visited Crabtree Falls (I hope to go soon!)

  • Oct 7, 2005 at 7:29 AM

    Blue Moon Diner is currently closed.

  • wcph's Profile Photo
    Sep 1, 2005 at 6:04 PM

    Very nice page with wonderful photos.

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