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Art Galleries in Charlottesville

As you drive around Charlottesville, you may have seen the playful statues randomly placed within medians and on street corners. If you haven’t noticed them, be sure to pay attention the next time you drive around downtown. Along with the creative pieces scattered around the city, there are a number of art galleries in Charlottesville. Whether you’re looking for a …

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Best Fried Chicken in Charlottesville

Is there anything more Southern than some classic fried chicken, with all the fixings? I’m not talking about Colonel Sanders or Popeye’s, which may satisfy a craving in a pinch. We’re talking about fresh, juicy chicken that’s hand-breaded and fried to perfection. Once you ditch the KFC for these local favorites, you’ll never go back. But what’s fried chicken without …

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American History Around Charlottesville

Although Charlottesville may have that small-town feel, the city still holds an important place in our nation’s history. From Civil War battlefields to the homes of former U.S. presidents, history surrounds us. If you’re interested in American history, there are several places around Charlottesville you can visit! The Paramount Theater Instantly recognizable by the illuminated marquee, The Paramount Theater first opened …

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Hiking Trails Near Charlottesville

Even though the temperature continues to drop as we head into the winter months, we’ve still got plenty of hiking weather left! National Hiking Day is November 17, so grab your hiking boots, a water bottle, a warm jacket, and a buddy. It’s always safer to hike in groups. Surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, there is no shortage of …