Explore the Shenandoah Valley
Located just outside of the Shenandoah Valley, Charlottesville and the surrounding areas provide some of the most breathtaking scenery on the East Coast.
Located along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Skyline Drive offers breathtaking views of the valley and mountains, and is a popular destination for road-trippers! It runs through Shenandoah National Park, flourishing with lush greenery, waterfalls and wildlife. A visit to Skyline Drive is a must when visiting Charlottesville. A quick drive down highway 64 or route 33, The Swift Run Gap Entrance to Skyline Drive can be reached in just 30 minutes-1 hour.
The Brew Ridge Trail
Known as Virginia's original beer destination, the Brew Ridge Trail running along the Blue Ridge Mountains offers some of the best brews and views along the East Coast. Visitors can enjoy brewery tours, live music, and great food along with distillery visits or a trip to Bold Rock Hard Cidery.