The center of UVA grounds and an area steeped in history, the Lawn is a great place for a stroll or to enjoy from a picnic bench. We recommend exploring the gardens on the back side of each of the pavilions!
The Lawn itself is cool, but the beautiful gardens behind the serpentine walls are breathtaking! Not many people explore these gardens, so you probably won't run into many other people. There are excellent climbing trees!
Thomas Jefferson designed this unique quad on the University of Virginia campus. It has been honored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are 10 "pavilions," which house professors/deans, and about 50 student rooms, interspersed between the pavilions. At the head is the Rotunda—inspired by the…
Grocery or Supermarket
“Real-deal, whole-animal butcher dudes. When you're in the mood to grill, go here! Amazing grass-fed steaks, house-made sausages and the most helpful, knowledgeable butchers around. On weekends, they also make the most insane ham biscuits with hot sauce and honey. Also a great place any day for great sandwiches. ”
“OMG - so plush and beautiful. Lots of gorgeous wears and shoes, jewelry, and skin care.”
Point of Interest
“Live Arts Theater is an amazing community theater that is actually more like a Regional theater. Wonderful offerings and great theater, along with fantastic people and a great bar. www.livearts.org”