A Day in Shenandoah National Park


  We have driven the park’s Skyline Drive a few times. And now that we have discovered Staunton (see our July 13 post), we will certainly do so again–probably the next time we visit the historic city of Charlottesville. This 115 mile Skyline Drive is lined with pastoral scenes and overlooks that [Read more …]

Charlottesville and Shenandoah National Park


We have always loved the Charlottesville area. The rolling hills, gracious horse farms, historical buildings, wineries and the legacy of my hero—Thomas Jefferson. This trip, we found additional pleasures in the form of a wonderful hotel and three memorable restaurants. Downtown Charlottesville Since we only had two nights and one day in the city, we [Read more …]