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Brew Ridge Trail
Brew Ridge Trail Top Attraction!
Brew pub restaurant in Nelson, VA USA

5 brewery trail in Nelson Co. and Charlottesville VA Virginia's original craft beer trail, the Brew Ridge Trail celebrates the craft beer industry in Nelson and Albemarle Counties in the Blue Ridge Mountain area of Virginia.


Monticello Artisan Trail
Monticello Artisan Trail things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Arts and Craft in Nelson, VA USA

Monticello Artisan Trail - a network of artisan studios Nelson County is the perfect backdrop for the Monticello Artisan Trail. A 471-acre outdoor playground of unspoiled beauty, its borders include the first thirty miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the James River.

Oakland Museum
Oakland Museum things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Museum in Nelson, VA USA

Exhibits on Hurricane Camille and more in 18th c. tavern. Exhibits on Rural Electrification, Hurricane Camille and Nelson County Schools in an 18th century tavern. Gift shop includes historical maps of Nelson County, Hurricane Camille books, CDs and DVDs of Camille remembrances and books by local authors.

Swannanoa Palace Open Houses
Swannanoa Palace Open Houses things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Museum in Nelson, VA USA

Tours of the historic Swannanoa Palace Swannanoa Palace Open Houses 11:15AM to 5:00PM.on select Saturdays May thru Nov. Major James Dooley, an executive with the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company, completed construction of the $2 million Swannanoa in 1912.

The WaltonHamnerHouse
The WaltonHamnerHouse things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Tour in Nelson, VA USA

Childhood home of Earl Hamner Jr. Visit the childhood home of Earl Hamner Jr., the creator of the Waltons TV series. We are closed until March,if you would like a tour before that please give us a little notice and we can arrange a special tour.


Walton's Mountain Museum
Walton's Mountain Museum things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Museum in Nelson, VA USA

Exhibits, photos and memorabilia from The Waltons TV Show Step back in time and take a beautiful drive to the quaint village of Schuyler, childhood home of Earl Hamner, Jr.

Rockfish Valley Foundation Natural History Center
Rockfish Valley Foundation Natural History Center things to do on a rainy day in Central, VA
Museum in Nelson, VA USA

Virginia Museum of Natural History exhibits Rockfish Valley Foundation Natural History Center is open every Saturday and Sunday 10AM to 4 PM featuring Virginia Museum of Natural History exhibits.

Wild Wolf Brewing Company
Wild Wolf Brewing Company
American restaurant in Nelson, VA USA

Brewery/Restaurant Wild Wolf Brewing Company located in the quiet little town of Nellysford, VA surrounded by the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains is the perfect place to relax and enjoy award-winning craft beer and farm-to-fork cuisine.


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