By Judah Witkower
1. Stay Charlottesville
400 E Water St Suite B, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Stay Charlottesville offers you the chance to stay in CVille’s finest carriage houses, apartments, historic homes and estates! You’ll find yourself in some of Charlottesville’s most charming city neighborhoods on a nearby bucolic farm or on a mountain overlooking a valley. Perfect for getting away from home for a few days without all of the expensive and exhausting travel!
2. Montfair Resort Farm
2500 Bezaleel Dr, Crozet, Virginia 22932
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Bring the family for a stay in one of Montfair’s delightful cottages and spend your days canoeing, biking, fishing, hiking or just relaxing!
3. Peach Festival
1435 Carter Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
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Plan a fun weekend for the family at the July 26 and 27 Peach Festival at Carter Mountain Orchard! Featuring games, contests, hayrides, great food, wine tastings (for the adults) and much more, one day of fun just won’t be enough.
4. Oakhurst Inn
100 Oakhurst Cir, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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Stay at this beautiful Boutique Hotel in CVille, adjacent to the University of Virginia’s “South Lawn,” and spend the day wandering The Corner, eating good food and seeing the sights!
5. The Wintergreen Summer Music Festival
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From July 7-August 3, you can choose from more than 200 events and performances highlighting South American music, dance, theatre, film, poetry, literature, history, food and wine. Bring the family and have a great time at the Wintergreen Resort!
6. James River State Park
104 Green Hill Drive, Gladstone, VA 24553
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Bring your tents and camp on the banks of this historic river. Here you can spend your days relaxing or pick any of a number of fun activities. Don’t miss the chance to take a canoe, kayak or tube out onto the river!
7. Endless Caverns & RV Resort
1800 Endless Caverns Rd, New Market, Virginia 22844
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Bring the RV and the kids to this amazing vacation spot where you can get a glimpse of some of the amazing caves we have here in Central VA. If you get tired of the caves, you can always relax at the pool, check out the game room, fish at the catch and release pond or try one of the nature trails!
8. Albemarle County Fair
North Garden VA 22959
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Plan some fun-time for the family on the weekend of July 31-August 2. You can see animals, exhibits and pageant queens, enjoy entertainment for the whole family and have some great old-time country fun!
9. Arcady Vineyard Bed and Breakfast
1376 Sutlers Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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