20 CVille Spots To Take Visiting Family

By Maggie Comeau, Content Manager

1. Monticello

monticello931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, Virginia
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It’s almost an unwritten rule that you can’t go to Charlottesville without visiting Monticello.

2. Downtown Mall

dtmallnightEast and West Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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The Downtown Mall is another must see place in CVille. It’s where all CVillians spend their weekends.

3. The Virginia Shop

vashop1047-B Emmet St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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The Virginia Shop has tons of local treats and gifts that your guests can take home with them.

4. Bodo’s Bagels

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Do not let your family leave without tasting a Bodo’s Bagel. There are three of them, no excuses!

5. Spudnuts

spudnuts309 Avon St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Let them know that they are not donuts.

6. Mudhouse

mudhouse213 W Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Bring your family to the most famous craft coffee makers in CVille!

7. A Show At The Paramount

paramount215 E Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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The Paramount is a beautifully renovated 1931 theater that has live performances and screenings.

8. A Show At The Jefferson

jefferson110 E Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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The Jefferson is another historical theater that has live music and dance parties.

9. The Corner

uvacorner1520 University Ave, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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The Corner is a historic row of shops and restaurants that served as everything from a barber, pharmacy and grocery store for early UVA students.

10. Ash Lawn-Highland

ashlawn2050 James Monroe Pkwy, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Visit the historic home of President James Monroe and the man himself can tell you about his presidency!

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11. commonwealthSKYBAR

cws422 E Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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We do love our history but Charlottesville isn’t without its modern luxuries. You family will love the only rooftop bar on The Mall!

12. Red Pump Kitchen

redpumpkitchen401 E Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Red Pump Kitchen is a wonderful place to take your mother. It’s a classic Tuscan restaurant with a beautiful pressed ceiling just like an Italian cafe.

13. Tin Whistle Irish Pub

DSC06059609 East Market St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Tin Whistle Irish Pub is an authentic pub with great Irish beer and food that your father will love.

14. 22 Brix Wine Room

22brix209 2nd St SW, Charlottesville, Virginia
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You probably won’t have time to take your family to every wine tasting in CVille, but 22 Brix can combine them all!

15. Champion Brewing Company

champion324 6th St SE, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Champion Brewing Company has a great space with a patio and games. It’s also a short walk from The Downtown Mall.

16. Virginia Discovery Museum

vadiscovery524 East Main Street, East End of the Downtown Mall, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Your niece, nephew or young cousins will love The Virginia Discovery Museum.

17. Carter Mountain Orchard

cartermountain1435 Carter Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Carter Mountain Orchard is a pick your own fruit farm with a delightful general store, but it’s also known for having the most amazing view of Charlottesville.

18. Miller’s

millers109 W Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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DMB fans will recognize Miller’s as the place Dave Matthews got his start. It’s also a pretty cool spot in it’s own right with pool, live music and a classy bar.

19. Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar

teabazaar414 E Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Known simply as “The Tea Bazaar” by locals, Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar is an exotic and creative environment with a huge menu of teas from around the world.

20. Michie Tavern

mihcie683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Michie Tavern is an authentic 18th century tavern complete with a general store and bar wenches.

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Maggie Comeau, Content Manager

Maggie Comeau is the content manager of Scoutology. Her favorite things to write about are sweets, brunch and burgers.

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