We did, indeed, make it into Monticello today. Thomas Jefferson designed the house and built it on the very top of a hill, taking advantage of the magnificent 360-degree view. We had lunch in their café, went through the museum, and browsed the gift shop. After leaving Monticello, we headed for the University of Virginia to see it. We found a town, a lot of brick buildings, and what we thought was the Administration building turned out to be a hospital. We g...
B 'n' B's Travels
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Wed Jun 10, 2015STATS Departure: 10:00 AM, Williamsburg, VAArrival: 12:15 PM, Charlottesville, VAMiles: 122 miles Travel Time: 2 hrs. 15 min.It's strange to be excited about leaving a place when it’s as beautiful as Williamsburg. But we were expecting to be there four days and three nights (arrive on Saturday, Colonial Williamsburg on Sunday and Monday, leave Tuesday). Instead we were there for 12 days (11 nights). Now we’re in Charlottesville, ex...