I, like other people, am so much the dupe of the fondness for the natale solum as to believe seriously there is no quarter of the globe so desireable as America, no state in America so desireable as Virginia.
– Thomas Jefferson
My first year out of college, I lived in Charlottesville. It’s a magical town at the foothills of the Shenandoah mountains, and it’s made me love Virginia.
Things to do Outside Charlottesville
Ginter Botanical Gardens, Richmond
Smith Mountain Lake
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