Plan Your Trip

Explore Our Recommended Trip Itineraries 

Itinerary #1

A Mix of Rural Life Experiences and Outdoor Activities

Itinerary #2

The Adventure Itinerary

Itinerary #3

Country and Downtown Adventures

Nature Experience Menu

Places to Eat

Crozet Eateries

Bacio Mediterranean Cuisine

Coconut Thai Kitchen

Crozet Creamery

Crozet Pizza

Duners Restaurant
higher-end dining

Fardowners Restaurant

Hunt Country Store
sandwiches and comfort dinners to-go

Green House Coffee and Sandwich Shop
breakfast sandwiches, coffee and sweets

Greenwood Gourmet Grocery Deli
extensive beer and wine selection, gourmet grocery food items (fresh, freezer, pantry), sandwiches and prepared foods, gifts

Mi Rancho

Morsel Compass
tacos, sandwiches, soups and prepared dinners to-go

Mud House Coffee

Sal’s Pizza

Sam’s Hot Dogs

Smoked Kitchen and Tap
Southern BBQ – a favorite of the locals

Restoration Restaurant


Whistle Stop Grill

Charlottesville Places to Eat near Ivy Creek Natural Area/ River View Farm and Rivanna River Rafters

Al Carbone South American Family Restaurant

Bodo’s Bagels and Sandwiches

Brick Oven Pizzaria with Salads and Gluten Free Options

Kohr Brother Frozen Custard

What to Bring?


  • Water bottles
  • Bug spray
  • Travel first-aid kit
  • Blank journal
  • Pencils and pens


  • Travel watercolor kit
  • Guidebooks
  • Identification books
  • Binoculars
  • Hand Lens
  • Magnifying glass
  • Camera or phone camera
  • Handheld net
  • Fishing rod, tackle and bait
  • Pocket knife