Best known for the Wintergreen Resort, Nelson County is nestled in the Blue Ridge just southwest of Charlottesville. Nelson also features plenty of green spaces and amazing outdoor activities.

Key Features

Resort Living: Wintergreen Resort serves as a hub of Nelson County. This four-seasons resort features skiing, golf, hiking, and a variety of other outdoors activities... all situated in a spectacular setting.

Farm to Table: Nelson is known for organic farms and locally-run businesses. From Goodwin Creek Farms to The Rock Barn to Blue Mountain Brewery, Nelson's roots are local.

Locally Crafted Hard Cider

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains overlooking the Rockfish River, Bold Rock Hard Cider has won international and local awards for their cider made from Virginia apples! They offer tours, tastings, and gifts.

Bob Headrick

Nest Picks

Starry Nights at Veritas

Few things make you think "Life's good" like great music, friends, a sunset, and a glass of wine.

Blue Ridge Pig

Good barbecue isn't hard to find, but the real deal, Holy Grail of barbecue? That's found in Nelson.

Interlockn' Music Festival

Clear skies, free spirits, and great bands unite to create whimsical, Instagram-worthy moments at this well-loved music festival.

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