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Starting close to home

I’ve decided to start my explorations with an outing in my own neighborhood.

I live in Albemarle County, which is in the middle of Virginia. The area is loaded with things to see and do, not to mention amazing places to eat. 280 more words



There are so many museums , monuments and memorials in Washington DC that you just don’t know which one to visit first .

Most tourists who come to the Nation’s Capital always seem to visit the same tourist attractions . 571 more words


Pollak Vineyards, Greenwood, VA

Another winery visited in the Monticello Region was Pollak Vineyards.

This one opened in 2008 and all grapes are estate grown. But a bit more history on them can be… 426 more words

US #1 patrotic hotel - The Jefferson in DC - welcomes Mr. Jefferson with Monti [classic article]

Happy Fourth of July! It’s not only Independence Day, but it’s also the anniversary of the death of Founding Father and President Thomas Jefferson. This week,  330 more words


Cardinal Point Vineyard, Afton, VA

Another winery visited in the Monticello region was Cardinal Point Vineyard. It’s family owned and operated and started ‘years ago, while stationed in the small city of Bad Kreuznach, Germany on the banks of the Nahe River, Paul and Ruth Gorman discovered a passion for the Riesling wines that were crafted with care in the little vineyards surrounding the town. 357 more words

Jefferson's Monticello

Thomas Jefferson was a smart man. He knew quite a bit, contributed quite a bit, but in my mind, he was smartest when he chose the site and design of Monticello. 686 more words

Domestic Travel

6 Air Force Reservists Injured In I-94 Crash Near Monticello

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Six members of the Minneapolis-based 934th Civil Engineer Air Force Reserve unit were injured in a rollover crash Thursday afternoon.

A bus carrying the service members was rear-ended by a semi truck at about noon near Monticello in the westbound lanes of Interstate 94. 253 more words