Planning a trip to Charlottesville? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
2 Tour Monticello. Call ahead to reserve your tour time.
3 Grab lunch at the historic Michie Tavern, Thomas Jefferson’s former watering hole.
4 Take a walking tour of UVA, either with a guide or on your own, ending up at The Corner for happy hour at Mellow Mushroom.
5 Walk or ride the free trolley to the Downtown Mall for a leisurely dinner at Hamiltons’ at First & Mainor, if you have any energy left, get a quick bite at The Flat and then catch a show at Live Arts.