Visit the home of former president, Thomas Jefferson. Take note of architecture, gardens, etc.
I mean. Really. You’re in Charlottesville. Thomas Jefferson’s home is here. It’s beautiful. The gardens and views are overwhelmingly gorgeous. The history virtually oozes off the mountain and spills like lava down over everything. Just go there. There’s a kid-friendly house tour and a kids’ room…
“Stroll around the beautiful grounds of UVA, then walk to any number of restaurants or shops to round out the afternoon.”
“Thomas Jefferson wasn’t the only President to live in Charlottesville. Be sure to visit James Monroe’s Ashlawn/Highland as well. Just a few minutes beyond Monticello, it’s worth the trip.”
“Great place to pick seasonal fruit and watch the sunset. You can purchase apple cider donuts or stop by the Bold Rock hard cider tasting room and enjoy the picturesque view. Kid-friendly. ”
Point of Interest
“Fully restored historic theater. Great concerts, live broadcasts, movies and shows. Tickets available online.”
“Every year we have Friday's After Five which is free and open to the public to enjoy live music, food trucks, and drinks from 5:30-8:30 from April to September! It's my favorite thing to do in C'ville!!”