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MainTour Charlottesville Virginia Vacation Adventure
Named in honor of Princess Charlotte, the wife of George III, Charlottesville was settled in the eighteenth century on a hill overlooking the Rivanna River. Today, Charlottesville is a small, thriving city that has kept up with the well-cultivated tastes of its inhabitants. The city's population is 40,000; the local area population is 145,000. There are few places in the United States that combine a picturesque and cultivated countryside that is so rich in historical associations with the proximity of a national park and a wide array of cultural opportunities.
Among the most popular attractions for Charlottesville:
Tour Monticello - Home of Thomas Jefferson
This architectural masterpiece is an historic landmark includes the famous home, gardens and plantation of who served as Governor of Virginia and third President of the United States. Located in Charlottesville.
Tour Montpelier - Home of James Madison
Large tobacco plantation was first owned by several generations of the Madisons, including the Fourth President of the US, and later by the DuPont family. Includes two racetracks that still hosts prominent equestrian events today. Located in nearby Orange County.
Tour Ash Lawn-Highland - Home of James Monroe
This historic house museum, 535-acre working farm, and performing arts site was the home of the fifth President of the U.S. Located close to Monticello.
Tour Waynesboro Virginia
Waynesboro was the scene of a major civil war battle. Today there are several museums, cultural facilities, and the famous Virginia Metalcrafters foundery.
Tour University of Virginia
Founded by former President, Thomas Jefferson, it reflects his great vision for higher education.
Tour Michie Tavern
Historic social center of 18th-Century Virginia. Sample tradition homemade southern fare and take a tour for this famous place.
Tour Woodrow Wilson Birthplace
Nearby in Staunton, Virginia is the birthplace and Shenandoah Valley home of the 28th President of the United States who guided the country through the difficult times of The First World War.
Tour Shenandoah National Park
Situated atop the Virginia's scenic Blue Ridge Mountains is this beautiful wilderness preserve. To the west is the famous Shenandoah River Valley and to the east is the vast Piedmont Pleateau of central Virginia.
Tour Staunton Virginia
Just ½ mile from the frontier culture museum, President Woodrow Wilson's birthplace and the Shenadoah Shakespeare Theater, we are centrally situated for historic tours in downtown Staunton or in nearby Lexington or Harrisonburg.
Tour Harrisonburg Virginia
Home to both James Madison University and Eastern Mennonite University located in the beauty and richness of the great valley of the Shenandoah River.
Tour Winchester Virginia
A community with a rich heritage and dynamic future, the "Top of Virginia", history abounds in the area, with several civil war battle sites and many historically significant buildings.
Best Western Mount Vernon - Charlottesville VA
Charlottesville's original motor inn, situated on spacious grounds where the colonial furnishings mirror the long standing tradition of hospitality and charm associated with "Mr. Jefferson's Country".
Boars Head Inn - Charlottesville VA
Amid the Serenity of Virginia's Wine Country-the Boars Head Inn Offers World Class Golf-a Full Service Spa-Fitness Center- Tennis Courts and Three Swimming Pools. Many Rooms Offering Balconies With Lake or Beautiful Landscape Views. Located On the Property is the Old Mill Room-Charlottesvilles Only AAA Four Star Restaurant
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Doubletree Hotel Charlottesville
Doubletree Charlottesville is a spacious and handsomely furnished nine story hotel with 235 guest rooms and executive suites. Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, our newly renovated accommodations provide you with every comfort and service you would expect from a Doubletree.
The Hilton Lynchburg is conveniently found at the intersection of U.S. 29 and 460, the heart of the Lynchburg business district. Directly across from the River Ridge shopping mall and only two miles from the Lynchburg Municipal Airport, the hotel occupies a unique 10-acre landscaped and wooded property close to area shops, dining and local businesses. One
Sleep Inn - Staunton VA
Within walking distance of Rowe's Family Restaurant, Cracker Barrell and Texas Steakhouse. Hotel serves free breakfast.
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