Charlottesville’s Insider Guide to over 400 Family-Tested Outings 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (March 2008) – From world-class museums, theme parks and historic sites to exciting festivals, kitchsy roadside attractions and beautiful spots to enjoy nature, the AlbemarleFamily’s Let?s Go! Guide unlocks the treasures of Central Virginia. The Let’s Go! Guide represents ten years of unearthing the best in daytrips to publish in the popular AlbemarleFamily web site and monthly magazine. Written by the local experts, this is the insider’s guide to more than 400 family-tested outings and includes hundreds of tips, insider secrets, teacher-written SOL suggestions and reader reviews. The easy-to-use layout and helpful photos make finding something to do easier than ever. Whether you are a couple seeking a romantic getaway or traveling with a family in tow, AlbemarleFamily guides you to the best the region has to offer.

Soaking up the history in and around Charlottesville and Jefferson’s Monticello is requisite, but adventure-bound readers might also want to take a hot air balloon ride, visit the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, see the biggest collection of snakes on the East Coast at the Luray Zoo, dig for the legendary Beale Treasure, taste local wines, hike in the Shenandoah National Park or spend a sunny day splashing at a water park. Whether it is a well-known attraction like Busch Gardens or something as unique as the Lidda Bidda Mountain Music Show, the AlbemarleFamily Let’s Go! Guide makes visiting all of these sites easy and is an indispensable resource for tourists, newcomers and locals alike. Outings come complete with practical information on current hours, fees, parking, handicapped access, and more along with thorough descriptions, tips on getting the most from your visit, nearby dining suggestions and websites.

RELEASE EVENT: March 2, 2008 ? The AlbemarleFamily’s Let’s Go! Guide to be released at the 4th Annual AF Fun Fair & Camp Expo on March 2, 10am-3pm at the Omni Hotel. Over 75 vendors help parents get a jump on camp shopping while the kids enjoy themselves with free mini-camps and performances in the Fireside Theatre. The first 20 attendees to purchase the AlbemarleFamily Let’s Go! Guide ($19.95) will receive a special free fun pack!

About us? AlbemarleFamily is dedicated to serving families in Charlottesville-Albemarle with useful comprehensive community resources designed to help “Make Parenting Easier & Growing Up Fun”. Each month over 60,000 visitors make use of their extensive web site which includes free classifieds for families, the School Connection, a Volunteer Bulletin, The Family Calendar and so much more. It is a much appreciated support network for local parents. The popular web site also has companion print publications: 12 Magazines and an annual Directory of Family Services.