43rd International Symposium on Forecasting

Charlottesville, Virginia USA | June 25-28

Charlottesville, Virginia

A serene, two-hour drive from Washington, D.C., Charlottesville sits at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia and offers stunning beauty, rich culture and an endless list of things to do. In the span of a single day, you can hike through the mountains, grab a bite at one of Charlottesville’s many celebrated restaurants, stroll the historic Downtown Mall, and explore Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello or James Monroe’s Ashlawn Highland. Whatever you do, Charlottesville brings together the best of many worlds, offering the livability and community of a small city with the amenities and cultural attractions of a metropolis.

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Located just eight miles from the University, Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) offers 50 daily non-stop flights to and from Charlotte, Philadelphia, New York/LaGuardia, Washington/Dulles, Chicago/O’Hare and Atlanta. It is served by United, Delta and American Airlines.

If you’re traveling by train, the Charlottesville Amtrak Station is two miles from the University at 810 West Main Street. And if you’re traveling by bus, the Greyhound Bus Terminal at 310 West Main Street is just two miles from Grounds.

The ISF committee will be providing additional suggestions for accessing the university over the upcoming months.

Travel Destinations

  • Shenandoah National Park
  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • New River Gorge National Park, West Virginia
  • Staunton, small historic downtown near Charlottesville
  • Williamsburg and Jamestown, Virginia

Did you know?

Charlottesville was named for Princess Charlotte, wife of George III

Presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe all called Charlottesville or nearby environs home, as did explorer Meriwether Lewis.

In 1987, the University of Virginia alongside Monticello was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. UVA is the only university world heritage site and is only one of the three man-made sites in the United States to be internationally recognized.