Things To Do / Activities / Attractions


Monticello Wine Tour and Coach Co

Monticello Wine Tour and Coach Co, ranked as one of the top tour companies in the region, offers both public (scheduled stops ) and customized (private) wine tours in the vast wine region surrounding the Charlottesville and Nelson County areas. Guests of Stay Charlottesville do receive discounts. Wine tours usually average about 5 hours and depending on group size, you'll be able to see anywhere between 3 and 5 wineries. Please call Stay Reservations Team for more details and please note, Saturdays, April - October usually sell out further in advance. Please call 434-260-7143 for more information. 

Old Metropolitan Hall - rehearsal dinners, weddings, corporate events, and private dinners

Need a private space for as little as 10, as many as 150. Old Metropolitan Hall, is located on the bricks of the historic downtown mall at First and Main St, the center of Charlottesville. Designed as a polished setting for your special occasion, it offers numerous dining rooms - 10-18 persons in its speakeasy, 20-30 in its cellar, or up to 95 in its upstairs ballroom. Please call 434-260-7144 for more information or a tour. 

Common House 

Look for the Common House logo on the bottom left of rental images! This notates that the property includes exclusive access to Common House during your stay. Common House is a local membership based social club that offers a unique space to work, dine, and engage. There is a co-work space available during weekdays, a full service restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as a roof-top terrace with sweeping views of Charlottesville. Simply show the concierge confirmation of your Stay Charlottesville reservation for access.

Indian Summer Guide Service

Enjoy the views of the Blur Ridge on a private, guided horseback ride at the venue of your choice. Every trail ride is uniquely tailored to the group and terrain - ride through dense vineyards, wander across open meadows, traverse the ridge line, splash through a bubbling creek, or catch a glimpse of orchard blooms. Calm, trained, well-behaved horses will lead you through an unforgettable, unrestricted riding experience. 


One the top visited sites in Charlottesville, Monticello is a World Heritage site, historic house and plantation, museum, research institute and presidential library.


The Virginia Discovery Museum 

The Virginia Discovery Museum brings young children and families together to engage minds, excite imaginations and explore the world around them.