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Visit Charlottesville and Check Out the University of Virginia
Visit the University of Virginia campus.
Make travel plans for Virginia – there's a wide range of exciting, historic, and attractive things to do and see. In central Virginia, you'll find cities like Culpeper, Richmond, and Stafford. There are popular attractions like Maymont Park, Boulevard Historic District, and the University of Virginia. At the UVA, you'll find a wealth of fun on and around the campus in Charlottesville.
A public research school, the University of Virginia was designed and established in 1819 by President Thomas Jefferson. Today, the UVA campus is the only one in the US noted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Visit Charlottesville from nearby cities like Doswell and Sandston – or visit via airplane and land at the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport. Enjoy a pleasant campus tour with your soon-to-be high school graduate, or check out campus highlights like The Fralin Museum or John Paul Jones Arena – home to live theatre performances and the UVA men's and women's basketball teams.
Beginning each summer in late June, the Heritage Theatre Festival kicks off with a variety of live theatre productions. Performance venues are the Ruth Caplin Theatre, Culbreth Theatre, and the Helms Theatre – the Heritage Theatre Festival is the UVA professional repertory theatre.
In early November check out the Virginia Film Festival which is presented by the University of Virginia. Events, film viewing parties, and galas take place at the Jefferson Theater and the Main Street Arena. Visit from nearby Zion Crossroads.
While you visit Charlottesville, be sure to check out Monticello - Home of Thomas Jefferson. A popular attraction visited by locals and guests, Monticello is a 5,000-acre plantation offering a range of tours – enjoy the Behind the Scenes Tour, the House and Grounds Tour, and the Holiday Tour. Visit from nearby Waynesboro.
At the the University of Virginia there's plenty in store for sports fans, too. With 25 varsity level sports teams, the Virginia Cavaliers are a popular source of local pride. Catch Cavaliers football games during the fall at Scott Stadium, baseball games during the spring at Davenport Field, and soccer games at Klockner Stadium. As previously mentioned, the men's and women's basketball teams play at John Paul Jones Arena.
On your next visit to Virginia, plan your stay for the central region and explore all there is to see in and around the UVA campus.
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