3 Fun Upcoming Events at James Monroe’s Highland

We’re lucky to be located near the homes and birthplaces of four former U.S. presidents, including Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, the Woodrow Wilson Birthplace and Museum in Staunton, James Madison’s Montpelier in Orange, and James Monroe’s Highland in Charlottesville. … Continue reading

Explore Virginia’s Historic Garden Week

Lush gardens, historic homes, and warm walking tours with good company—nothing celebrates the arrival of spring like Virginia’s Historic Garden Week, and the annual event is fast approaching! “Every April, visitors are welcomed to more than 250 of Virginia’s most … Continue reading

Upcoming events at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia

The former home of America’s third president/principal author of the Declaration of Independence is much more than just a picture of history. From the architecture to the vineyards, Monticello offers a wide range of activities for a variety of interests. … Continue reading

Candlelight Christmas Tours at Montpelier

Montpelier—home to Father of the Constitution and former president of the United States, James Madison, and his beloved wife Dolley. It was here at this large plantation that the couple retired in 1817, managing the estate, jointly editing James’ numerous … Continue reading

Monticello’s 7th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival

It’s difficult to believe that July has departed and August has arrived. Though it’s technically still summer, the recent cooler temperatures hint of fall and all the beautiful celebration that the season brings. One upcoming festival, the 7th Annual Heritage … Continue reading