An independent city which has been shrouded in history and cultural significance, Charlottesville is a unique area in the middle of Virginia which is a must-see for any keen adventurers travelling throughout the United States. A genuine slice of Americana, Charlottesville is packed with friendly people, stunning displays of nature and captivating historical architecture. The Shenandoah National Park provides you with access to the iconic Blue Ridge Mountains, the many hiking trails of the park take you through lush greenery, stark rock formations and elegant water features which leave you completely immersed within this one of a kind pocket of the USA. Be sure to watch out for the local wildlife contained in this area, the park is known to be a home for local birds, river otters and even black bears.