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July 8, 2023
Charlottesville, VA

Emily & Matt

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Things To Do

We are so excited to welcome all of our favorite people to our favorite place: Charlottesville, VA! While the wedding weekend is packed with fun events, there will be a little down time throughout the weekend. We included on this list some of our favorite things to do in Cville that we know y'all will love too xoxoxo

Humpback Rock

VA 22920

This is a quick (and free) Shenandoah hike with an amazing view at the top and a favorite of all UVA students

Downtown Mall

Charlottesville, VA 22902

The downtown mall is packed with amazing restaurants, shops, and bars. Some of our favorites are The Alley Light, The Fitzroy, Ten, Now and Zen, the Bebedero (get the spicy marg!), Citizen Burger, MarieBette (the best bakery!), and Whiskey Jar

CVille Ale Trail

324 6th S. St, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Walk (or find a DD to drive you) between some of our favorite breweries, good walking tour includes these: 1. Starr Hill Downtown (in the Dairy Market) (also hit the Milk Man here for some fun cocktails) 2. Random Row Brewing Co. (get some of my cousin Billy's pizzas here!) 3. Rockfish Brewery on Downtown Mall (Main St. location) (don't go to the one on Preston Ave if you're walking, it is the wrong direction!) 4. South Street Brewery 5. Champion Brewing Company 6. Three Notch's at IX Arts Park 7. Finish it off with a Sake Bomb from North American Sake right behind Three Notch'd

Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

5022 Plank Road, North Garden, VA 22959
, (434) 202-8063

One of our favorite wineries with a great view of the Blue Ridge! Also one of the closer options, just a 15 minute drive from Grounds!

UVA Grounds

1826 University Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22904
, (434) 924-7969

If you've never gotten to walk around UVA grounds, they are so beautiful and (if it's not too hot) a lovely place to walk around

Carter Mountain Orchard and Country Store

1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, VA 22902
, (434) 977-1833

Head up to Carter's Mountain to pick or buy peaches and apples and have some of the best cider, donut, and soft serve! Make sure to check their website to see if you need to buy tickets for the time you are going. If you'll be in town for Thursday as well, check out Sunset Series but be sure to buy your tickets for that early!

Birdwood Golf Course

410 Golf Course Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903
, (434) 293-4653

Play a round of gold at the Boars Head resort!

5 Wineries / Breweries Tour

200 Seven Oaks Farm, Greenwood, VA 22943
, (540) 456-8020

It is about a 25 minute drive out to this area but if you make the trek, within 5-10 minutes of each other you will find some of our favorite wineries and breweries. They are listed below in order from closest to furthest away from Boar's Head Resort! 1. Septenary Winery (19 mins from Boars Head) 2. Hazy Mountain Winery (one of the best Blue Ridge views) 3. Blue Mountain Brewery 4. Veritas Winery 5. Afton Mountain Vineyards (35-40 minutes from Boars Head)

Our Favorite Bars

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Boylan Heights, of course!, Alley Light for the best cocktails, the Fitzroy, Quirk Rooftop, Whiskey Jar, Public (get the oyster shooters)