Of the crowds of worldly travelers who visit University of Virginia every year, it's hard to find any that have regrets.
We're sure you won't need much convincing to go see it in Charlottesville, as it's a lovely city to experience in its own right.
If you're not aiming to stray that far from University of Virginia, you might like to rest your head at one of the 17 accommodation options that are situated within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of the site. The Hampton Inn & Suites Charlottesville-At the University, the Residence Inn By Marriott Charlottesville and the Hyatt Place Charlottesville are a few that are recommended, and only 1 mile (2 kilometers), 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) and 2 miles (3 kilometers) away, respectively.
Cheap places to stay often exude the most charm and character. Make sure you look out for the great deals nearby. You'll find the Excel Inn & Suites, just 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) away, and the Cavalier Inn At The University of Virginia is a meager 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) away.
Upmarket hotels are not that common in this area. Book a room well in advance to ensure your spot at the Oakhurst Inn, 0.9 miles (1.4 kilometers) away.
If you're the type of person who does a large amount of your sightseeing through the steam of a hot cup of coffee, you're in luck. Within quick stroll, Shenandoah Joe at Ivy provides all the tasty drinks and snacks you need. If you've really worked up an appetite, Papa John's Pizza is also close-at-hand, and is an excellent place for dinner. It's the right time to round up your friends for a drink or two when twilight begins to fall. Enquire about a locally-made drink at The Ivy Inn Restaurant, also a short walk away.