Things to Do


Charlottesville has many amazing restaurants to try! Here are just a few of our favorites!
Breakfast/Brunch: Farm Bell Kitchen, Iron Paffles & Coffee, MarieBette Café, Bodo's Bagels, Fig
Lunch/Dinner: Peloton Station, Citizen Burger Bar, Roots, Asado, Bizou, The Local (where our reception is!)

Local Wineries, Breweries, and Cideries

There are amazing wineries, breweries and cideries in Charlottesville! A few of our favorites include:
Wineries: Loving Cup Vineyard and Winery, Blenheim Vineyards, Thatch Winery, King Family Vineyard, Mount Ida, Glass House
Cideries: Potters Craft Cider and Bold Rock
Breweries: Three Notch'd, Starr Hill, Pro Re Nata, Blue Mountain

Downtown Mall

Amazing restaurants and shopping on this pedestrian mall!

Dairy Market

A new food hall right near downtown with great options!


Amazing hikes nearby in Shenandoah National Park and trails in Charlottesville! Some of our favorites include:
Humpback Rocks, Spy Rock, Crabtree Falls, Ragged Mountain Natural Area, Monticello Trail, McIntire Park (where we got engaged!)

Historic Landmarks

Charlottesville is filled with history and has several houses of former Presidents and the University of Virginia.
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
James Monroe's Highland
James Madison's Montpelier
UVA Grounds
Nicole Walsh