Scottsville is a great place to stay while you are exploring Charlottesville as a large number of the area’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. Blenheim Vineyards and the Kluge Estate Winery and Vineyard are amongst the popular places to discover here. Two other interesting attractions that are located within a short distance of Scottsville are Ash Lawn-Highland and Jefferson Vineyards.
Monticello, perhaps one of the country’s best known icons is only 15 miles (24 kilometers) away.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Find the treasures kept in some of the galleries and collections such as the Virginia Discovery Museum. Go and see one or two of the exciting live shows at Paramount Theater, Charlottesville Pavilion and the New Lyric Theater. There are a number of interesting art galleries to visit. In particular, don’t miss the Aboriginal Art Museum and the Migration: A Gallery.
Go to Downtown Mall and the Barracks Road Shopping Center to get in some retail therapy.
If you are travelling child-free, spend some time at Arcady Vineyard.
Watch local sporting heroes, the Virginia Cavaliers, take on their rivals in the nearby John Paul Jones Arena. On game days follow the river of navy blue and orange, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
After a long day taking in the sights around Scottsville, relax for the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Cavalier Inn At The University of Virginia, the Red Roof Inn Charlottesville - University of Virginia, and the popular Days Inn Charlottesville/University Area.