Central
Virginia

Why Charlottesville?

Cradled between the storied Shenandoah Value and Thomas Jefferson’s historic Monticello, Charlottesville is a modern city perpetuated in a time of civility.  Deemed “the happiest town in Virginia,” Charlottesville is a unique mixture of education, industry, culture, and class.  Whether you’re a first-year Wahoo at UVA or a seasoned professional new to the area, the more time you spend here, the more you realize that Charlottesville is much more than just a city.  It’s home.  

Why Charlottesville?

Cradled between the storied Shenandoah Value and Thomas Jefferson’s historic Monticello, Charlottesville is a modern city perpetuated in a time of civility.  Deemed “the happiest town in Virginia,” Charlottesville is a unique mixture of education, industry, culture, and class.  Whether you’re a first-year Wahoo at UVA or a seasoned professional new to the area, the more time you spend here, the more you realize that Charlottesville is much more than just a city.  It’s home.  

Local Hotspots

Visit Thomas Jefferson's historic house, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and step back in time to see how Mr. Jefferson lived when the fabric of our nation was just beginning to be woven.

Monticello

Visit Thomas Jefferson’s historic house, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and step back in time to see how Mr. Jefferson lived when the fabric of our nation was just beginning to be woven.
Charlottesville is home to the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. Skyline Drive offers scenic views and plentiful hiking trails that make it a popular attraction for locals and tourists alike.

Blue Ridge Mountains

Charlottesville is home to the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. Skyline Drive offers scenic views and plentiful hiking trails that make it a popular attraction for locals and tourists alike.
Regularly one of the nations highest ranking public universities, The University of Virginia not only offers an unparalleled education, but also touts numerous historical sites and successful athletic teams.

University of Virginia

Regularly one of the nations highest ranking public universities, The University of Virginia not only offers an unparalleled education, but also touts numerous historical sites and successful athletic teams.