Frequently listed among the best places to live in the U.S., Charlottesville is also a great place to visit. Whether you love food, history, the arts, or the great outdoors, Charlottesville has it all.
Local Historic Sites
Charlottesville is rich with history. In addition to Jefferson, the area was home to Presidents James Madison and James Monroe. The University of Virginia, which Jefferson founded and designed, is (along with Monticello) a World Heritage site and an architectural masterpiece.
Whether it's your dream wedding day, a bridesmaid luncheon, or a stunning rehearsal dinner, let Thomas Jefferson's Monticello help to plan your perfect day. Our dedicated event planners can help make your special day a memorable one. Unsurpassed in elegance and style, our various venues will fulfill your every vision for the perfect wedding celebration.
Wedding DayMontalto and the Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center
The ICJS fellowship program for domestic and international scholars promotes research of Jefferson’s life and times and the community at Monticello. Since its founding, the ICJS has hosted nearly 300 domestic and international scholars from the U.S.