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Area Overview

Greater Charlottesville consistently ranks among the top communities in the nation. Among numerous accolades, Charlottesville was selected by Frommer's "Cities Ranked & Rated" as "The Best Place to Live" in America; "Best Place to Live" -- Money; "Best Place to Relocate" -- Relocate America; "Top Places to Retire" -- Kiplinger; and many more.

Includes Cities/Towns: Charlottesville, Keswick.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Charlottesville is best known as home of Thomas Jefferson at Monticello and his lasting academic legacy at the University of Virginia. A walking tour of downtown Charlottesville offers a look into early-American history.

Charlottesville has developed a rich arts and entertainment scene, especially when it comes to live music. Historic theaters feature legendary blues artists, rockstars and internationally acclaimed musicians who bridge genres from folk to classical.

There is plenty for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy, kayaking the James or Rivanna, hiking miles of wilderness trails or pedaling miles of bike trails and quiet country roads where farmers work land that's been in their families for generations.

Enjoy visiting the orchards along those roads, with you pick strawberries, and cherries, peaches and apples along with over 30 vineyards to see.

Cultural Activities





Numerous and wide-ranging; year-in; year-out

Attractions






Charlottesville is best known as home of Thomas Jefferson at Monticello and his lasting academic legacy at the University of Virginia. A walking tour of downtown Charlottesville offers a look into early-American history.

Charlottesville has developed a rich arts and entertainment scene, especially when it comes to live music. Historic theaters feature legendary blues artists, rockstars and internationally acclaimed musicians who bridge genres from folk to classical.

There is plenty for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy, kayaking the James or Rivanna, hiking miles of wilderness trails or pedaling miles of bike trails and quiet country roads where farmers work land that's been in their families for generations.

Enjoy visiting the orchards along those roads, with you pick strawberries, and cherries, peaches and apples along with over 30 vineyards and numerous cideries and micro-breweries to see.

Transportation



Charlottesville Area Transit -- region wide

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  26.3  35.2  44.0  2.9 "
 February  28.3  38.2  48.0  3.1 "
 March  35.7  46.2  56.7  3.8 "
 April  45.3  56.3  67.3  3.4 "
 May  54.0  64.3  74.7  4.5 "
 June  63.0  72.8  82.7  4.1 "
 July  67.0  76.8  86.7  5.4 "
 August  65.0  74.8  84.7  4.1 "
 September  57.7  67.7  77.7  4.8 "
 October  47.3  57.5  67.7  3.7 "
 November  38.3  48.2  58.0  4.0 "
 December  29.3  38.2  47.0  3.2 "

Best Time To Go:

Fall and spring.

Virginia weather is temperate all year round during four changing seasons.

Accommodations


The Charlottesville Albemarle area features an array of options for lodging, from exquisite resorts and boutique hotels to camp grounds, not to mention a wide selection of brand hotels.

Costs

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Additional Information

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