About Charlottesville


Let's have a look around into background of Charlottesville
  • County: Independent City
  • State: Virginia
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 38.0291667
  • Longitude: -78.4769444
  • Time zone: US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Charlottesville

  • Climate: humid subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April - August

Location

Charlottesville is centrally located in the eastern foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Central Virginia region.

Distance from Charlottesville center to Airport

Albemarle Airport

Driving Distance: 29 Miles, 47kms

Driving Time:  40 mins

Languages: English followed by Spanish, etc.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Albemarle Airport
  •  Rail: The Charlottesville Union Station.
  • Road: Bus – N.A.; Taxi – N.A.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Waynesboro,
  • Staunton,
  • Harrisonburg

Emergency Contact Numbers in Charlottesville city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: +1 800-872-7245 (The Charlottesville Union Station)
  • Cab: +1 434-295-4131(Yellow Cab Of Charlottesville)
  • Airport: +1 434-973-8342 (Albemarle Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 434-654-7000(Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital)

 

Events

  • “A Taste of Africa” featuring Ghana and Kenya
  • 2017 Virginia Craft Brewers Fest
  • The "Corners of the Earth" International Classical Music Concert 

Tourist Attractions

  • Monticello
  • Ash Lawn–Highland
  • Shenandoah National Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • Violet Crown Charlottesville
  • Regal Cinemas Stonefield 14 & IMAX
  • The Paramount Theater

 

Visit Top Restaurants in Charlottesville

  • Tip Top Restaurant
  • C&O Restaurant
  • The Ivy Inn Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in Charlottesville

  • Downtown Mall
  • Barracks Road Shopping Center
  • Charlottesville Fashion Square

 

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Monticello, Virginia
  • C'Ville Arts
  • Tonsler Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Sauteed Fresh Duck Foie Gras-The Ivy Inn Restaurant
  • Pan Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Red Wine Risotto, Mushrooms, Bearnaise-Fleurie Restaurant

Sports Club

  • Charlottesville Sports & Social Club
  • Boar's Head Sports Club

Shelling Out Dollars

Restaurant

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 12.50$

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 7.00 $

Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)- 6.00$

Transportation

Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)-2.75$

Taxi 1hourWaiting (Normal Tariff)- 35.00$

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