Many of Charlottesville’s highlights are located within easy reach of Stanardsville, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Barboursville Vineyards and Horton Vineyards are amongst the many popular destinations in the area. Two other popular spots nearby Stanardsville are Montpelier and the Fashion Square Mall.
Charlottesville is celebrated throughout the world as the home of Monticello. This popular attraction is 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the center of the city.
Stanardsville has a number of museums and theaters nearby that make great places to visit. Visit some of the remarkable museums including the Virginia Discovery Museum. Experience local and touring artists live on stage at Paramount Theater, Charlottesville Pavilion and the Heritage Repertory Theater. Often talked about art galleries, include the Migration: A Gallery.
If you enjoy souvenir and fashion shopping, amble through the various stores of Downtown Mall and the Barracks Road Shopping Center.
For those without kids, there are some great places to spend time, such as the Oakencroft Vineyard and Winery and the Keswick Vineyards and Winery in Keswick.
Come see local sporting heroes, the Virginia Cavaliers, do battle at the iconic John Paul Jones Arena. Make sure to wear navy blue and orange, the colors of the Virginia Cavaliers.
When you’re ready to wind down after checking out the many charms of Stanardsville, check in to one of the area’s convenient bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the amenities at the Cavalier Inn At The University of Virginia, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlottesville, and the Red Roof Inn Charlottesville - University of Virginia.