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Charlottesville Travel Guide

Start making plans on your dream Charlottesville getaway! Let the savvy team here at Orbitz bundle up irrestistible flight and hotel combos. How do savings of up to $369^ sound to you? Just select your preferred airfares, hotels, rental cars and experiences and you'll have a little extra spare change rattling around in your pockets! And there's more to come! With no less than 500,000 worldwide hotels on our database and 500 airlines, you'll have plenty of flexibility to mix and match. When it comes to designing the vacation you've long dreamed about, your options are endless with Orbitz.

Where is Charlottesville?

So, you've heard on the grapevine that Charlottesville is an awesome place to visit? Racking your brains trying to remember where it is? Let us point you in the right direction. You'll find it approximately 65 miles northwest of Richmond, the state capital of Virginia, and about 30 miles east of Stuarts Draft. As of last count, the population of this area of Central Virginia was 43,000.

Places to Visit in Charlottesville

If you're curious about what should be number one on your sightseeing schedule, you really can't go past Monticello. It's so iconic that you really can't go to Charlottesville without laying eyes on it! The University of Virginia and Rotunda are just a few of the interesting attractions here. Not your style? Well don't fret — you're spoiled for choice here. Further top sights are Downtown Mall and the Virginia Discovery Museum. Whether it's a musical, comedy or tragedy, time at Paramount Theater is a wonderful way to spend a few hours. Like some more options? Uncover a few things about the area's rich history at Michie Tavern. Photos don't do justice — this historic building needs to be seen close up. But there's more! Time your getaway with one of the exciting festivals, concerts or shows often held at Charlottesville Pavilion.

Car Rentals in Charlottesville

Spectacular adventures are just around the bend with car rentals in Charlottesville. Ready to explore the region from the comfort and convenience of your own ride? Pick up your vehicle from National Car Rental at Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport and you can go from the airport to the highway. Head on over to Enterprise and you'll be navigating the busy streets in the blink of an eye. They are located at 392 Pantops Center, only 1 mile from the center of the city.

Where to stay in Charlottesville – Hotel Accommodation

Get in now for the best amenities and deals. Orbitz currently has 33 hotels in Charlottesville. The Boars Head Resort is a brilliant choice for those seeking luxurious accommodations. If that's not available, consider the Omni Charlottesville Hotel. On the other hand, booking a lower-priced hotel like the Sleep Inn & Suites Monticello or the La Quinta Inn & Suites Charlottesville-UVA Medical will enable you to save your cash for awesome Charlottesville activities and experiences.

Nearest Airports to Charlottesville

Unexpected getaways can be exciting, but it's still a good idea to know something about where you're going. The closest airport to Charlottesville is Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO), 8 miles north of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Charlottesville

If you have checked out all the highlights in Charlottesville and have more time up your sleeve, don't fret. You'll find some fantastic attractions just a stone's throw from here. Radiant is around 25 miles away. Tourists often head here to get to the Montpelier.

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If you need to cancel your booking, you'll be pleased to know we won't hit you with a fee.^ Your hotel and airline might not either if you get in quickly!

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