Central Virginia Trip Planner
Welcome to Central Virginia!This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Central Virginia, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to the central region of Virginia, U.S.A.
Central Virginia is one of the historical hearts of Virginia and the United States. Former U.S. presidents, including James Madison, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe, called this area home. The stately homes of Jefferson (Monticello) and Madison (Montpelier) are located near Charlottesville and are open to the public.
As well, the American Civil War was fought throughout Central Virginia in towns such as Fredericksburg and Lynchburg. In Appomattox, visit the site where Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant. Civil War museums, monuments, parks and interpretive centers are scattered throughout the region.