Year-round natural beauty, hallowed halls of history and small city sophistication—Charlottesville has it all. It is easy to see why it was named “the #1 Best Small City to Live in America.” You can walk in the footsteps of Thomas Jefferson at his home, Monticello, and at his beloved University of Virginia; both are World Heritage Sites full of fascinating history and interesting architecture. Or delve into the countryside's many scenic offerings, including the wildflowers and waterfalls of the Shenandoah National Park and the breathtaking views along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The Charlottesville area attracts millions of visitors each year who come to enjoy its vineyards, museums, ski resorts, shopping, arts and entertainment.
Located on the James River and surrounded by Chesterfield and Henrico Counties, Richmond, Virginia's capital, is an economically progressive city of more than 200,000 citizens. With its beautiful neighborhoods, stunning architecture, vast cultural legacy, and notable historic sites, the city consistently ranks among “Best Places to Live and Work in America” in many national publications.
Conveniently situated near beaches, mountains and Washington, D.C., the Richmond area offers an abundance of its own culture and style. The metropolitan area is home to many museums, universities, art galleries, and theater companies. The city even has its own symphony, professional ballet and opera. The Richmond area is also an oasis of retail and recreation in which you can find trendy shops and restaurants, numerous sports and music venues, historic landmarks and one of the country’s largest river park systems.
Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, approximately 120 miles from Roanoke, Virginia and 135 miles from Charleston, West Virginia, Bluefield serves as a regional hub in southwest Virginia. Along with a growing and diversifying base of business and industry, tourism has also proven to be an engine of growth in the region. With easy access to world renowned fishing, golfing, skiing and hiking locations, as well as its proximity to major US interstate routes and airports, Bluefield makes an ideal location to live, work and play.
The local flavor of the region is shaped by the influence of the Cherokees, coal miners, working farms, as well as modern-day celebrities. This four season destination, with its strategic southern location, natural beauty and historic sites, attracts visitors and businesses alike to rediscover life “the way it used to be.”
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