1. Spy Rock
After a rocky climb, the view of the Religious Range is simply breathtaking.
2. Carter Mountain Orchard
1435 Carter Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, Virginia
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Carter Mountain Orchard FB Page
The views from Carter Mountain Orchard are lovely, but there’s also the added bonus of live music and the option to pick your own fruit!
3. Humpback Rocks
Humpback Rocks is a hike with magnificent views and occasionally beautiful flowers can be spotted along the way!
4. Skyline Drive
Skyline Drive offers gorgeous fall views without ever having to leave your car. Just drive down to Shenandoah National Park.
931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, Virginia
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Monticello FB Page
The drive up to Monticello is quite nice, but there are also several points on Thomas Jefferson’s land that offer a beautiful skyline.
6. Boar’s Head Ballooning
200 Ednam Dr, Charlottesville, Virginia
Facebook | Website | Photo: Boar’s Head Ballooning FB Page
One scenic view of CVille is nice, but how about all of them? A balloon ride is a leisurely and pleasant way to see all of our city’s views.
7. A Scenic Flight
Facebook | Website | Photo: wishwishwinetours.com
Wish Wish Wine Tours offers a private flight for up to three people where you can get a sweeping view of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Virginia Wine Country.
8. Riprap Hollow
The view from Chimney Rock in Riprap Hollow is enough to make for an exhilarating hike, but Riprap also has a fun swimming hole and a lovely gorge.
9. Afton Mountain Bed & Breakfast
10. The Patio At PVCC
501 College Dr, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: PVCC FB Page
It’s no mountain top climb, but on an early morning, when the campus is practically deserted, it’s a serene place to sit with a cup of tea and watch the fog pour over the mountains.
At Scoutology, we scout your city so you don’t have to. You’re going to love the Scoutology Network.
Maggie Comeau, Content Manager
Latest posts by Maggie Comeau, Content Manager (see all)
- 15 CVille Restaurants With A Fireplace - May 20, 2016
- 12 Best Pizzas In CVille! - February 23, 2016
- 10 Things You Need To Know About The “Duel Pop-Up” Restaurant On 8/31 - August 12, 2015