Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie

Proprietors Michael and Nancy McCarthy began their pizza expedition in the summer of 2007 when they bought Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie. A graduate of culinary school, Michel took pizza making to a whole new level. The dough is homemade, hand tossed, and ingredients are locally sourced. The philosophy being that there is no short cut […]

Charlottesville KOA Campground

KOA campgrounds are as American as apple pie. The KOA south of Charlottesville is no exception, here you can count on stay options for tents, RVs and cabins as well as the fact there is always plenty to do to keep your family entertained. 

Virginia Distillery Company

Visit this scenic family owned and operated distillery in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Here you can taste award-winning single malt whisky which is prepared in special copper pot stills to create extra fine smoothness and flavor.

Albemarle Ciderworks

For a unique experience come to this family operated cidery for a guided heirloom apple tasting. You will taste rare Heritage apples, enjoy a glass of cider with at least one of the varieties you tasted, and take home a ½ peck of apples. 

Outback Brew House

G’day Mate! Check out Nelson County’s newest Australian themed microbrewery. Wet your whistle with a Koala Kolsch or a Boomerang Berry brew. Wood fired pizza and BBQ are available on site to enjoy inside as well as outside.

Blue Mountain Barrel House

More Brewery than a restaurant, this brewhouse lies at the edge of Nelson County. Here you can enjoy Mountain views and the same but limited great fair as its parent company with the addition of house-smoked meats.   

Wood Ridge Farm Brewery

Surrounded by the grain fields and spring water that is used to create truly local beer, Wood Ridge Farm proudly claims “From Dirt to Glass” as their motto. This nano-brewery has it all, open Mic Night, Cornhole, Karaoke, and Live Music. 

Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyard

Relish in a sparkling glass of Blanc de Blanc or sip a savory Cabernet Franc with a suggested food pairing while gazing upon the open mountain vistas. Here it is easy to believe you have been transported to the Italian countryside.

Mountain Cove Vineyards

Tucked in a valley of rolling hills, you will find this charming winery in a cozy and quiet setting with plenty of space to walk or hike. Proprietors since 1974, Al and Suiling proudly claim Mountain Cove to be “Virginia’s Oldest Winery”.

Lovingston Winery

Look for this sweet but homey winery a little off the beaten path. With a passion for viticulture, Lovingston takes special pride in its grape growing process ranging from the Bordeaux varietals to South African Pinotage and Seyval Blanc.