The Amateur Traveler talks again to Jason and Janie about their hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Charlottesville has deep historic roots and the homes of Presidents Jefferson and Madison with the home of Monroe close by as well.
Charlottesville is also the home of the University of Virginia and Thomas Jefferson was more proud of founding the institution than of being president.
The area is now the home to numerous wineries and numerous restaurants and hosts a thriving food culture. Charlottesville is also a gateway to the Shenandoah Valley as well as other areas for hiking and outdoor activities.
University of Virginia
Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
James Madison’s Montpelier
James Monroe’s Ash-Lawn Highland
Veritas Vineyard and Winery
King Family Vineyards
Stone Mountain Vineyards
Trump Winery (formerly Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard)
Blue Mountain Brewery
Starr Hill Brewery
South Street Brewery
Peter Chang’s China Grill
The Clifton Inn
Virginia Film Festival
Virginia Festival of the Book
Carter Mountain Orchard
Shenandoah National Park
Live Arts Charlottsville
John Paul Jones Arena
Charlottesville Concerts & Tour Dates
Fridays After Five
Red Light Management
The Infamous Stringdusters
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