Chesapeake, Virginia

Chesapeake, Virginia is one of the seven major cities that make up a larger area of Coastal Virginia referred to as Hampton Roads. Chesapeake is one of the biggest cities by land area in the state, and it has experienced tremendous growth in development, housing, and businesses in the last decade. 

Many great schools, a wide range of housing options, abundant waterways, and green spaces make Chesapeake a wonderful choice to call home. There is no shortage of access to important amenities and activities, and it’s location bordering North Carolina and surrounded by Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and the resort city of Virginia Beach make it easy to live, work, and play.

Comprised of five boroughs and three unincorporated communities, Chesapeake has a broad range of housing options to fit any lifestyle. Check out more “things to do” in Chesapeake, community info, and learn more about the schools in the sections below. 

Things to Do

Play a round of Golf at Cahoon Plantation Golf Course or Battlefield Golf Club.

Explore 45 acres of forest trails and gardens at the Chesapeake Arboretum, or catch the Farmer’s Market or yearly Jubilee at Chesapeake City Park. 

Enjoy the waterways, parks, boat ramps, and recreational spaces at Northwest River Park, Oak Grove Lake Park, Great Bridge Lock Park, or the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail.

Shop and dine at Towne Place at Greenbrier or Greenbrier Mall or make a short drive to neighboring cities like Norfolk for high style shopping at MacArthur Center Mall or head to Virginia Beach for luxury shopping at the Oceanfront.

Top Restaurants in Chesapeake

Black Pelican Seafood Co. Greenbrier

1625 Ring Road

Chesapeake, VA 23320

(757) 424-3171

The Butcher’s Son

500 Battlefield Blvd S

Chesapeake, VA 23322

(757) 410-5466

The Egg Bistro

501 Kempsville Road

Chesapeake, VA 23320

(757) 410-8515

Off the Hook

500 Battlefield Blvd S

Chesapeake, VA 23322

(757) 421-3313

Amber Lantern Restaurant

5532 Bainbridge Point

Chesapeake, VA 23320

(757) 227-3057

Baker’s Crust Greenbrier

1244 Greenbrier Pkwy #510

Chesapeake, VA 23320

(757) 547-2787


Great Bridge

Deep Creek

Western Branch

South Norfolk