Get your Memorial Day Weekend going with these top 3 Charlottesville day trips. Take a country drive meandering down a 2-lane rural scenic by-way, southwest or northwest of Charlottesville and let the mountain glories found there rejuvenate your spirit. And then along the way, stop in and enjoy Virginia’s fine “local spirits”.
2014 Memorial Day Weekend celebrations are embracing beer, cider and wine, usually in a beautiful natural setting with live music performed by local artists. Whether beer, cider or wine is your pleasure, the Charlottesville area has got you covered, with a great big side of 360-degree mountain views, and pastoral scenes.
If libations are not on your list of favorite things to enjoy, no worries! There’s plenty of other ways to celebrate your Memorial Day weekend in and around Charlottesville. Grow your brain cells with a historic walking tour or take in an art show. Ride the Hatton Ferry in Scottsville or visit a local American castle. Pick strawberries or select other fresh produce at local farmers markets dispersed through the region. You can even attend a Mystery Dinner Theater, a local flea market or an antique car show.
But don’t dally! The spring weather is fine and the mountains are calling your name. Check out these top 3 Charlottesville day trip itineraries.
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