Our Guide to Tailgating, Fashion and Horses at Foxfield Races

The secret is out: Virginians love the excuse to get impeccably dressed up and head out with a big group of friends to enjoy a day at the races. And what better time to enjoy this centuries old tradition than Charlottesville's annual April tradition, Foxfield Races? The Foxfield Spring Races [...]

By |2018-06-13T08:31:50-04:00April 24th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Our Top Picks for Historic Virginia Garden Week in Central Va.

It may seem impossible with this year's elongated winter, but it's almost Virginia Garden Week! Every April, after the snow has melted and given way to green grass and budding trees, The Garden Club of Virginia hosts a state-wide garden bonanza. You won't want to miss it. In what is referred [...]

By |2018-04-17T17:29:33-04:00April 17th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Historic Orange, Virginia: Hometown James Madison & More

Orange, Virginia, is a little town about thirty miles northeast of Charlottesville, with more than its fair share of rich history and southern charm. Orange has the delights of small town living surrounded by some of the most beautiful Virginia countryside. To begin with, Orange, Virginia, is the home of [...]

By |2018-04-12T16:54:39-04:00March 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Fall in Love with Virginia Vineyards & Wineries

With a dozen wineries in the Charlottesville Albemarle area, and more breweries and cideries, it can be very hard to narrow down your wine tasting itinerary. That's why I talked to Anna Quillion, the top rated tour guide at Monticello Wine Tours. She spoke with me about her favorite Virginia [...]

By |2018-03-26T11:50:08-04:00March 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Keeping Central Va Beautiful: My Experience with Conservation Easement

The vast majority of land conservation in our state is on private property. Landowners help preserve Virginia's rural beauty by deciding the future use of their land. This is called a conservation easement. Many of the properties listed on our site are already protected or eligible for future protection through [...]

By |2018-03-26T11:49:05-04:00March 9th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments
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