Charlottesville is located in Central Virginia and home to the University of Virginia, one of the top public universities in the country; a U.N. World Heritage site; and an abundance of fine restaurants, wineries, hiking trails, and family-friendly activities.
Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville has been recognized as the “Happiest City in America” by the U.S. National Bureau of Research. Visit us and see for yourself, or learn more about the greater Charlottesville area and our community.
Traveling to Charlottesville
Charlottesville is accessible from the following airports:
- Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport (CHO) with direct flights to several major cities
- 90-minute drive from Richmond International Airport (RIC)
- 2–2.5-hour drive from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Places to stay in Charlottesville