City Ranked #1 Place to Live in the Country
Frommer’s Cities Ranked and Rated has named Charlottesville the Best Place to Live in America! The new publication rated over 400 cities in the United States and Canada in ten different categories, and found that the Charlottesville metropolitan area attained the top overall rating in the U.S. The ten evaluated categories included Economy & Jobs, Cost of Living, Climate, Education, Health & Healthcare, Crime, Transportation, Leisure, Arts & Culture and overall Quality of Life. For more of what they are saying about our town, CLICK HERE.
Charlottesville has a diverse collection of quality lodging options from Bed & Breakfasts to 4-diamond hotels. Dining out in Charlottesville is an experience you won’t want to miss. You’ll find everything from your taste buds desire. The Downtown district alone has more than 50 locally owned restaurants. For a list of our terrific restaurants, CLICK HERE. If you need to choose a hotel, CLICK HERE. And don’t forget to contact us so we can take you there!
Nestled in the foothills of the legendary Blue Ridge Mountains, the area is also known for year ’round natural beauty and a variety of accommodations, attractions, events, and activities that make it an ideal destination for visitors of all ages. History abounds in this area with Jefferson’s Monticello, Monroe’s Ashcroft and the University of Virginia. The area is also quickly becoming a choice shopping and entertainment destination with the restored Paramount Theater, the newly built Charlottesville Amphitheater and The John Paul Jones arena, and festivals that attract visitors from around the world.
You may not know this, but Virginia is the 5th largest producer of wine in the world and the Charlottesville area has nearly 30 Wineries in the area that you can tour. Let us take you and your friends/family on a tour so it will be a safe trip! For an overview of the different wineries, Click Here.