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Few places offer the variety of things to see and do that you'll find in the dynamic Hampton Roads metro area. And Chesapeake sits in the center of it all. Chesapeake has plenty of attractions, golf, history, waterways, and parks to fill your days. Chesapeake is located within 20 minutes of the Atlantic oceanfront, 15 minutes from Norfolk, and 40 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg and the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Chesapeake boasts 10 scenic parks including the 763-acre Northwest River Park, 107,000 acre Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge and more than 30 miles of waterways. The wide, clean beaches of Virginia Beach are just minutes away, and North Carolina’s Outer Banks are within easy reach. Historical Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens, and Water Country USA are less than an hour away. Two of Hampton Roads’ major shopping malls and plenty of specialty and antique shops are located in Chesapeake, along with a variety of dining and lodging selections.
Recognized by Money magazine as one of the best cities in America and ranked by the FBI as one of the safest cities of its size in the country. 15 minutes from Norfolk International Airport.