Charlottesville, VA is a charming city on the eastern side of Virginia, It is known for it's wineries, rich culture, museums, and the Univeristy of Virginia. It is the perfect spot for a girls weekend or a bachelorette party. I have only been to Charlottesville once on my friend Michelle's bachelorette party and we had the best time! I'm so excited to share some of our favorite restaurants, bars and things to do in Charlottesville!
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TOP DINNER SPOTS
-TAVOLA: If you're looking for some homemade Italian food, then Tavola is the place for you! Their pastas are delicious and they have a large wine selection. Be sure to sit outside on their patio if it is nice out!
-CITIZEN BURGER BAR: Citizen Burger Bar is known for their excellent burgers, laid-back atmosphere and hand-crafted cocktails.
-COMMONWEALTH: Commonwealth is a classy restaurant serving elevated cuisine that is absolutely delicious. This is a fun spot for a date night or a girls night out!
TOP THINGS TO DO
-WINERIES: Charlottesville is known for their gorgeous wineries! A few that you must check out are:
Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyards: Pippin Hill has the most spectacular views, great food and excellent wines. It is a place you will want to hang out on their classy porch for the afternoon.
Vertias Vineyards and Winery: Vertias is located at the base of Blue Ridge Mountains, making it have beautiful views! The atmosphere at Vertias is very warm and welcoming and the wine is one of a kind.
-APPLE ORCHARD: Visit Carter Mountain Orchard for a fun day of picking apples, sipping on some wine and trying one of their homemade donuts.
-SHOPPING: Go shopping for the afternoon at Charlottesville's Historical Downtown Mall! This outdoor mall has some very cute and unique boutiques and shops.