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Omni Charlottesville Hotel [Conference Site]

Located in the center of Charlottesville, with easy access from the airport. The hotel provides a very pleasant environment for a medium-sized symposium.
Maps and Directions
PDF Map of the Charlottesville area, including NRAO and the Omni.
For extensive listings of activities in Charlottesville and its surrounding communities, please visit the Charlottesville/Albemarle Visitors and Conventions Bureau web site.
We suggest checking current conditions and seasonal weather averages for Charlottesville on the Weather Underground and similar web sites. While snow is not unheard of in April in Charlottesville, you are more likely to expect mild daytime temperatures. Average highs and lows for April are 69°F and 45°F (21°C and 7°C), respectively.
In town: attractions include a rich variety of cafes, restaurants and bars, 26 movie screens, at least 2 theater companies, an orchestra, light opera, art museums, and numerous visiting speakers, musicians and artists, many of whom are brought to town by the university. In addition, Charlottesville is known as a mecca for golfers. Out of town opportunities range from touring historical sites and estates, driving in the rolling countryside, visiting Virginia wineries, biking, hiking, camping, paddling, fishing or scenic driving in the Blue Ridge Mountains, both in and outside of the nearby Shenandoah National Park (1/2 hour drive from downtown).

Here is a (necessarily incomplete!) list of additional resources and sites of interest for visitors to the Charlottesville area.