Charlottesville Vacation - Deals & Packages!Ranked the ‘Best College Town’ and ‘The Best Place to Live in the US’, Charlottesville is a beautiful university town in Virginia (US)! History and architecture are two inseparable attributes to the introduction of the city and they would follow you wherever you’ll go here. Charlottesville is also famous for being the birthplace of two former US presidents (Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe), two literary personalities (Edgar A Poe and John Grisham), movie stars (Rob Lowe and Sam Shepard) and multi-billionaires (John Kluge and Edgar Bronfman) - and if this were not enough, it is also home to the iconic Universality of Virginia.Places of Interest in Charlottesville Monticello Monticello was once the residence of one of the American Founding Fathers, the principal authors of the ‘Declaration of Independence’ and the third US President - Thomas Jefferson. The monument includes the house itself, gardens, servant quarters, and Jefferson's grave. It is a classic example of neoclassical architecture and is open to public seven days a week.Virginia Discovery Museum Incorporated in 1981 in Charlottesville, Virginia Discovery Museum is a nonprofit museum for children below ten years of age. It provides numerous exhibits on the arts, sciences, humanities, history, and nature with a view to bring them together to engage their minds and to excite their imaginations in the way that suits them the best.University of Virginia The University of Virginia (also known as Virginia) is a public-private flagship and research university in Charlottesville, US. It was founded in 1819 AD by the author of Declaration of Independence and the third President of the US, Thomas Jefferson. This iconic university is respected worldwide for its historic foundation and research endeavors.