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Where to Go in March

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Feb 25th 2011 01:00 PM
where to go in March

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March is a popular time for travel – people are itching to get some fresh air, perspective or sun as winter ends. While spring break crowds make prices skyrocket in certain classic sunny locations (think Disney, the Caribbean and Mexico), with some clever strategizing you'll find deep discounts for travel in the third month of the year.
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Charlottesville with Teens: A Perfect Family Day

by Ellen Buermeyer. Posted Nov 11th 2010 02:23 AM
Charlottesville with Teens: A Family Vacation


Charlottesville is one of the most beautiful and fun cities in Virginia and an easy drive from the Washington, D.C. area. Whether you live in D.C. or are visiting our nation's capital, a day trip to Charlottesville, Va., is a must for a family vacation with teens.

Charlottesville is home to Thomas Jefferson's University of Virginia, which is the one of the most classic-looking universities in this country. With the stark contrast of red brick to white domes, columns and trim, teens will fall in love with the school at first sight. However, the beauty of the university is not skin-deep, and there are plenty of things to do in Charlottesville, so let's get started!
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Charlottesville Slang

by Catherine Welborn. Posted Sep 13th 2010 05:24 PM
Charlottesville Slang

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Charlottesville slang is dominated by slang terms and phrases that originated at and refer to the University of Virginia (UVA) (McCormick Road, 434-924-0311). Student-speak has caught on, and many of the following common colloquialisms can be heard throughout the city as well as in the classroom. Here is a brief rundown of the local lingo in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Adventure Activities in Charlottesville -- Try if You Dare

by Roey Ebert. Posted Aug 31st 2010 10:27 PM
Adventure Activity Charlottesville

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Charlottesville, Va., is brimming with adventure activities for the seasoned adventurer. When you think of Charlottesville, I'm sure Monticello and the University of Virginia come to mind. Named the "#1 Best Small City To Live In America," Charlottesville is full of excitement and attractions that lure millions of visitors each year.

Here are a few not-so-well-known adventure activities in Charlottesville we dare you to try:
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Best Public Restrooms in Charlottesville

by Brooks Anderson. Posted Aug 27th 2010 12:13 PM
Public Restrooms Charlottesville


As a father of two young children, I never know when the most terrifying four words are going to escape my daughter's mouth: "I have to pee." Once those words are uttered, it's a mad dash to find the closest restroom suitable for a princess's hind end. As a result, we have seen the best and the worst public restrooms in Charlottesville, VA. Unfortunately, the restrooms at the beautiful city parks leave much to be desired, and the lack of public restrooms in downtown is equally disappointing. If you follow these recommendations, though, you'll easily find the best Charlottesville restrooms.
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