Category Archives: Discover Charlottesville

Discover Charlottesville

The posts here focus on why the Charlottesville VA  area is one of the country’s best places to live. The posts inform potential home buyers about the many qualities of life  that make this area very inviting. Posts will describe neighborhoods in town and rural areas. There is a post about Senior Living and affiliated communities.  Specific neighborhoods are described with links to homes for sale. Some posts will focus on seasons and local events. Other posts will describe the area in more detail along with neat places to visit. In addition, one particular post links Charlottesville to Forbes Top 25 Happiest Places to Live. In conclusion, one can discover Charlottesville through these posts.

Great Trails to Visit in Virginia

Beautiful Trails to Hike in Virginia Information and links to hiking trails in the Charlottesville area. Also included are Shenandoah National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway and other Virginia locations. It’s so easy for time to get away from me. And it’s really irritating to look back on a Saturday that was wasted.  I’ve been […]

Places to Buy a Live Christmas Tree in the Charlottesville Area

Do You Have Your Live Christmas Tree Yet? There are many places to buy a live Christmas Tree in the Charlottesville area! You can shop for pre-cut trees by supporting the Lion’s Club or at your local grocers. Many nurseries and farms sell pre-cut trees as well as balled trees ready for planting after Christmas. […]

Where to See Movies/Films in Charlottesville

Charlottesville Area Movies, Films, and More! This post has listings of where to view movies, films, and more in Charlottesville and the surrounding area. Links to various theaters and the annual Virginia Film Festival held in November are included. The 31st Annual Virginia Film Festival is November 1-4, 2018 The Virginia Film Festival (VFF) is […]

Where Do I Vote in the Charlottesville Area?

It Is Almost Election Time! Where Do I Vote in the Charlottesville Area? This post lists all voting locations for the Charlottesville area as of September 2018. The voting precincts listed are for Albemarle County, the City of Charlottesville, Fluvanna County, and Greene County. Tuesday, November 6, 2018 is General Election Day. No one can turn […]

Discover Charlottesville: Pick Your Own Fruit and Vegetables

Pick Your Own Fruits and Vegetables in the Charlottesville Area Many local farms and orchards near Charlottesville give folks the opportunity to come and pick your own fruit and vegetables. Many varieties of fresh produce are seasonally available. This page lists various farms and orchards in Albemarle, Fluvanna, Madison, Nelson, and Orange Counties. Some Positive […]

Hiking Crabtree Falls in the George Washington National Forest near Charlottesville

Hiking Crabtree Falls We had the best time this past weekend (July 2018), hiking Crabtree Falls with friends. Crabtree Falls is located in the George Washington National Forest, part of the Blue Ridge Parkway (National Park Service).  It’s hard for me to believe we’ve lived here for 35 years and have never made our way […]