Charlottesville and Albemarle Count

Discover quiet country roads, spectacular Blue Ridge views, and classic architecture … everything that Thomas Jefferson loved about Virginia. Visit his beautiful Monticello, the elegant Grounds of the University of Virginia, and Ash Lawn, the home of President Monroe, Montpelier, the home of President James Madison and the famous Michie Tavern.

Along the way, you’ll also discover your own fun, whether it’s hiking, biking, fine dining, or shopping. This is a corner of the world something wonderful greets you at every bend in the road…

Area Links

Continuing Education

  • UVA Continuing Education, a resource offering seminars in the liberal arts, opportunities to study abroad and academic degree programs of all kinds.
  • The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Virginia brings together people from various backgrounds who share a common interest in learning and intellectual stimulation.Formed in association with the University of Virginia in 2001 as the Jefferson Institute for Lifelong Learning (JILL), the Institute was inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s own deeply-held belief in, and practice of, education as a lifelong enterprise which invigorates the mind and enriches life.

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Other Links of Interest

Food & Dining