No trip to Charlottesville and Albemarle County is complete without a visit to its five historical gems:
(b) the Grounds of the University of Virginia,
(c) Ash Lawn-Highland,
(d) Historic Court Square and Michie Tavern, ca. 1784.
Each of them has was involved in the history of the nation, and their tours, special events, and educational programs ensure that the spirits of the past remains vibrant today.
Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau sells the Presidents' Pass, a combination discounted ticket for touring Monticello, Ash Lawn-Highland, and Michie Tavern, ca. 1784 Museum.
Furthermore, Charlottesville's and Albemarle County's rich cultural, natural, and artistic history is reflected in its first-rate museums, galleries, wineries, shops, and parks dispersed throughout the area.