Best tours in Charlottesville

Check out the top tours in Charlottesville, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Monticello
1. Monticello
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271 local reviews
931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 434-984-9800
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Lakshmi
Perhaps no words are necessary. Very close to my house by car. Don't miss the Mulberry Row tour of the former…
Leora
The iconic home of Thomas Jefferson is a World Heritage Site built by slaves. Learn about the life and work of…
Hope
Even if you're not into going to Monticello proper and doing the tour, you can thoroughly enjoy the…
1. Monticello
1. Monticello
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271 local reviews
931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 434-984-9800
Lakshmi
Lakshmi
Perhaps no words are necessary. Very close to my house by car. Don't miss the Mulberry Row tour of the former slave quarters and histories…
Leora
Leora
The iconic home of Thomas Jefferson is a World Heritage Site built by slaves. Learn about the life and work of Thomas Jefferson as you tour…
Hope
Hope
Even if you're not into going to Monticello proper and doing the tour, you can thoroughly enjoy the surrounding trails, which are free and…
2. James Madison's Montpelier
2. James Madison's Montpelier
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31 local reviews
11350 Constitution Hwy, Montpelier Station
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 540-672-2728
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Susanne
The guided tour of James Madison’s Montpelier is interesting because you learn about the history of the house,…
Leora
The plantation house of the Madison family, including fourth President of the United States, James Madison,…
Sarah
Come and visit James Madison's home. It is a truly gorgeous estate. Tours are given in the main mansion. There…
2. James Madison's Montpelier
2. James Madison's Montpelier
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31 local reviews
11350 Constitution Hwy, Montpelier Station
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 540-672-2728
Susanne
Susanne
The guided tour of James Madison’s Montpelier is interesting because you learn about the history of the house, James and Dolly Madison, the…
Leora
Leora
The plantation house of the Madison family, including fourth President of the United States, James Madison, and his wife Dolley. Take a…
Sarah
Sarah
Come and visit James Madison's home. It is a truly gorgeous estate. Tours are given in the main mansion. There are many events given…
3. Innisfree Village
3. Innisfree Village
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9 local reviews
5505 Walnut Level Road, Crozet
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+1 434-823-5400
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Leora
This welcoming life sharing community for adults with disabilities is in a stunning location just down the…
3. Innisfree Village
3. Innisfree Village
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9 local reviews
5505 Walnut Level Road, Crozet
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+1 434-823-5400
Leora
Leora
This welcoming life sharing community for adults with disabilities is in a stunning location just down the road and has a grand mission…
4. University of Virginia
4. University of Virginia
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126 local reviews
1001 North Emmet Street, Charlottesville
+1 434-924-0311
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Alexes
One of the top Universities in the country, Rotunda designed by Thomas Jefferson + the Serpentine walls facing…
Amanda & Tim
Even if you're not a history buff and/or don't like tours...it's worth it to grab a cup of coffee and wander…
Mary
Charlottesville is 30 minutes away and UVA offers sporting events, concerts at Old Cabel Hall, The Rotunda and…
4. University of Virginia
4. University of Virginia
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126 local reviews
1001 North Emmet Street, Charlottesville
+1 434-924-0311
Alexes
Alexes
One of the top Universities in the country, Rotunda designed by Thomas Jefferson + the Serpentine walls facing The Lawn with its Pavilion…
Amanda & Tim
Amanda & Tim
Even if you're not a history buff and/or don't like tours...it's worth it to grab a cup of coffee and wander the grounds. It's a beautiful…
Mary
Mary
Charlottesville is 30 minutes away and UVA offers sporting events, concerts at Old Cabel Hall, The Rotunda and Alderman Library. Go on a…
5. James Monroe's Highland
5. James Monroe's Highland
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42 local reviews
2050 James Monroe Parkway, Charlottesville
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+1 434-293-8000
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Alexander
Ash Lawn–Highland, adjacent to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, was the estate of James Monroe, fifth President…
Kevin & Desiree
This is a wonderful place to visit. It is the home of president James Monroe. The tour is great. You can also…
Jamie And Jenn
James Monroe's home is far more modest than the incredible Monticello, but the tours are interesting and the…
5. James Monroe's Highland
5. James Monroe's Highland
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42 local reviews
2050 James Monroe Parkway, Charlottesville
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+1 434-293-8000
Alexander
Alexander
Ash Lawn–Highland, adjacent to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, was the estate of James Monroe, fifth President of the United States. Not as…
Kevin & Desiree
Kevin & Desiree
This is a wonderful place to visit. It is the home of president James Monroe. The tour is great. You can also bring a picnic to enjoy on…
Jamie And Jenn
Jamie And Jenn
James Monroe's home is far more modest than the incredible Monticello, but the tours are interesting and the estate is beautiful. Bring a…
6. Bold Rock Hard Cider
6. Bold Rock Hard Cider
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56 local reviews
1020 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Nellysford
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 434-361-1030
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Ashley & Jason
Excellent service and great snack selection. They offer an awesome tour and the environment is great. A lot of…
Renita
Take your family and friends to Bold Rock! Here you can tour the cidery to see how our most famous local hard…
Elise
Cider tastings and tours. Walk there on the lovely Rockfish Valley Loop Trail-- it's like walking through the…
6. Bold Rock Hard Cider
6. Bold Rock Hard Cider
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56 local reviews
1020 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Nellysford
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 434-361-1030
Ashley & Jason
Ashley & Jason
Excellent service and great snack selection. They offer an awesome tour and the environment is great. A lot of good seating and all the…
Renita
Renita
Take your family and friends to Bold Rock! Here you can tour the cidery to see how our most famous local hard cider is made! They also…
Elise
Elise
Cider tastings and tours. Walk there on the lovely Rockfish Valley Loop Trail-- it's like walking through the British countryside to a pub…
7. The Rotunda
7. The Rotunda
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47 local reviews
1826 University Ave, Charlottesville
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+1 434-924-7969
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Megan And Jenna
The keystone to Jefferson's UVA. Tour the rotunda and learn more about the history of the University of…
Andrew
More Thomas Jefferson architecture. Guided tours, or just walk around the grounds on your own.
Stephanie
See the original design of the University of Virginia, with free tours daily.
7. The Rotunda
7. The Rotunda
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47 local reviews
1826 University Ave, Charlottesville
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+1 434-924-7969
Megan And Jenna
Megan And Jenna
The keystone to Jefferson's UVA. Tour the rotunda and learn more about the history of the University of Virgina
Andrew
Andrew
More Thomas Jefferson architecture. Guided tours, or just walk around the grounds on your own.
Stephanie
Stephanie
See the original design of the University of Virginia, with free tours daily.
8. Starr Hill Brewery
8. Starr Hill Brewery
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46 local reviews
5391 Three Notched Road, Crozet
Closed · Opens Tuesday 3:00 PM
+1 434-823-5671
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Mary Minor
Starr Hill is located in the heart of Crozet and has some of the best brews in town! The staff there is very…
Lauren
Microbrewery offering free weekend tours & 16 beers on tap in its rustic-industrial tasting room.
Rick
Great Brewery tours & awesome beer. Call for Reservations
8. Starr Hill Brewery
8. Starr Hill Brewery
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46 local reviews
5391 Three Notched Road, Crozet
Closed · Opens Tuesday 3:00 PM
+1 434-823-5671
Mary Minor
Mary Minor
Starr Hill is located in the heart of Crozet and has some of the best brews in town! The staff there is very friendly and you can get a tour…
Lauren
Lauren
Microbrewery offering free weekend tours & 16 beers on tap in its rustic-industrial tasting room.
Rick
Rick
Great Brewery tours & awesome beer. Call for Reservations
9. James Madison's Montpelier
9. James Madison's Montpelier
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6 local reviews
11350 Constitution Hwy, Montpelier Station
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+1 540-672-2728
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Maria
There's a lot to do at Montpelier; take a guided tour, explore our galleries, stroll 8+ miles of public…
John (Jack) And Pat
Incredible Tours. Mayhurst has discount tickets. Active archaeology site. Enslaved American Exhibition "The…
Chanel And Dean
Sensational grounds, amazing tour - Father of our constitution
9. James Madison's Montpelier
9. James Madison's Montpelier
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6 local reviews
11350 Constitution Hwy, Montpelier Station
Closed · Opens Tuesday 9:00 AM
+1 540-672-2728
Maria
Maria
There's a lot to do at Montpelier; take a guided tour, explore our galleries, stroll 8+ miles of public walking trails and enjoy the…
John (Jack) And Pat
John (Jack) And Pat
Incredible Tours. Mayhurst has discount tickets. Active archaeology site. Enslaved American Exhibition "The Mere distinction of color..."…
Chanel And Dean
Chanel And Dean
Sensational grounds, amazing tour - Father of our constitution
10. Cville Hop On Tours
10. Cville Hop On Tours
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4 local reviews
1934 Asheville Dr, Charlottesville
(434) 218-3565
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Peter
A hop on hop off tour company that allows you to create custom tours of the local area or join one of there…
Leora
Tour Central Virginia’s best wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries with a 5 star tour operator…
10. Cville Hop On Tours
10. Cville Hop On Tours
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4 local reviews
1934 Asheville Dr, Charlottesville
(434) 218-3565
Peter
Peter
A hop on hop off tour company that allows you to create custom tours of the local area or join one of there canned routes that makes…
Leora
Leora
Tour Central Virginia’s best wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries with a 5 star tour operator. Public and private tours.
11. Blue Mountain Brewery
11. Blue Mountain Brewery
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101 local reviews
9519 Critzers Shop Rd, Afton
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 540-456-8020
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Peter
One of the beautiful breweries the greater Charlottesville area has to offer. Good beer, GREAT pizza, and a…
Beth-Anne
A fun tour and great tastings!
11. Blue Mountain Brewery
11. Blue Mountain Brewery
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101 local reviews
9519 Critzers Shop Rd, Afton
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 540-456-8020
Peter
Peter
One of the beautiful breweries the greater Charlottesville area has to offer. Good beer, GREAT pizza, and a beautiful stop along the Route…
Beth-Anne
Beth-Anne
A fun tour and great tastings!
12. Blue Ridge Wine Excursions
12. Blue Ridge Wine Excursions
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3 local reviews
175 South Pantops Drive, Charlottesville
+1 434-242-9313
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Eric
Best wine tour in central VA! They offer the best Wine Trail Guides in the area. You will not be disappointe…
Leora
5 star tours of the best wine, brew, cider and distillery scene in private limos, to fancy passenger busses.
12. Blue Ridge Wine Excursions
12. Blue Ridge Wine Excursions
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3 local reviews
175 South Pantops Drive, Charlottesville
+1 434-242-9313
Eric
Eric
Best wine tour in central VA! They offer the best Wine Trail Guides in the area. You will not be disappointed!
Leora
Leora
5 star tours of the best wine, brew, cider and distillery scene in private limos, to fancy passenger busses.