Charlottesville Area News and Events

Our resolution for 2016 is to make this year even better than the last, and with all of the adventures in and around Afton, VA, it won’t be a difficult resolution to keep. Our blog is chock full of fun adventures for you to enjoy throughout the year, and we’ve narrowed it down to 16 possibilities for you to experience on your next getaway to Afton Mountain Bed & Breakfast. Without...
Where does one go to find a huge assortment of high-quality cheeses, deli meat, spices, popcorn, candy, baked goods and more? Answer: The Cheese Shop in Stuarts Draft, Virginia. This small business is dedicated to the local community and is “One of Virginia's ORIGINAL Amish-style Bulk Foods Stores.” It’s a little bit of a drive away from Afton Mountain B&B (about half...
“Skiing is a dance, and the mountain always leads.” –Anonymous If you’ve been following our blog or Facebook page for a while, you may have heard us mention Wintergreen. This local resort has everything from restaurants spa treatments to snowboarding. And with winter fast approaching, Wintergreen resort is ready to offer you a number of cold-weather activities...
Wineries and breweries and cideries, oh my! Nelson County is full of fun beverages (including its very own distillery), and we’re happy to celebrate the arrival of a brand new libation location just down the road in Nellsyford, VA. Blue Toad Hard Cider & Cidery is the product of Todd Rath who previously owned and ran the Blue Toad Restaurant. Now Todd has set out on his next venture,...
Pizza. It’s the classic American dinner, the ideal meal for a casual group of friends, and a simple solution when you have no idea what to make for supper. Now that the holiday season is almost here, you’re most likely extra busy and in need of a tasty treat to alleviate some of the stress. How about these three local pizzerias only a short drive away from Afton Mountain Bed &...
November has arrived, and many people online are celebrating “30 Days of Thanks.” If we tried to write down 30 things we’re thankful for in one blog, it would probably turn into an entire novel, so we’ve narrowed it down a bit!
If you’ve been following our blog for a little while, then you know we’re big fans of our local microbreweries. Three of our favorites, Devils Backbone, Blue Mountain Brewery, and Wild Wolf, provide both residents and visitors of the area with top-quality, award-winning brews. Furthermore, they offer weekly specials to amp up your brewery visit and give you some great deals, so keep...
“Your home should be the most comfortable place you can imagine." --Bunny Williams
Whenever Autumn arrives each year, a lot of us begin to anticipate the spooky thrills of Halloween. If you find yourself enjoying classic horror flicks, haunted houses, and the latest supernatural book series (and maybe a bit of history as well), then we think you just might enjoy a Ghosts of Staunton Walking Tour in the nearby Queen City of Virginia.
“Solar energy is definitely the future trend of energy. Nowadays, many households have converted their home to be powered solely by solar power, reaping all the advantages offered by the sun” (GoGreen).