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Wingate By Wyndham offers today’s business travelers the comforts of home as well as all the tools for doing business at no extra charge

Built for Business

AMENITIES INCLUDE:

• Free high speed Wireless & Wired Internet access in all rooms • Free local calls • Free delicious hot breakfast • Free faxes, copies and printing in the 24-hour business center • Free access to a modern fitness center and indoor heated whirlpool & pool • Free copy of USA Today newspaper • Complimentary in-room copy of PC Today magazine

• Comfortable, oversized guest rooms with a separate, well-lit work area • Two-line speakerphone with voice mail and conference call capabilities • In-room coffee maker, iron, ironing board and safe • Ability to earn valuable Wyndham Rewards points, air miles or rail points • 1 block from Chesapeake Convention Center • Less than a mile from I-64 • Meeting Room space for over 100 people

Wingate By Wyndham Chesapeake • 817 Greenbrier Circle • Chesapeake, VA, 23320 Phone: 757-531-7777 • Fax: 757-531-7778 • www.wingatehotels.com

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Hampton Inn & Suites Chesapeake-Battlefield Blvd. 1421 North Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, Virginia, USA 23320 (Exit 290B) Tel: 757-819-5230 Fax: 757-819-5231 www.chesapeakebattlefieldblvdsuites.hamptoninn.com www.hampton-inn.com

• Microwave and refrigerator in all rooms • LCD flat-screen televisions • Meeting room available for small conferences • Indoor Pool and Whirlpool (Battlefield)

your home away from home

Both hotels are centrally located to all of Hampton Roads

• Fresh, clean, comfortable rooms • Coffee makers, irons, ironing boards, hairdryers, microwaves, refrigerators • Work desks and padded lapdesks • Fitness facilities on site • FREE wireless high speed Internet • FREE HBO • FREE local calls • FREE hot breakfast

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Hampton Inn Norfolk/Chesapeake (Greenbrier Area) 701A Woodlake Drive Chesapeake, Virginia, USA 23320 (Exit 289A) Tel: 757-420-1550 Fax: 757-424-7414 www.norfolkchesapeake.hamptoninn.com www.hampton-inn.com Seasonal outdoor pool (Greenbrier)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

ISN’T IT TIME FOR A LITTLE U.O.U? It’s just three little letters—U.O.U—but there’s a world of possibilities hidden within. The you-owe-yourself philosophy is exactly what it sounds like—a free pass to get some quality down-time, Chesapeake style. Indulge in Bobby Flay-approved barbecue at Wood Chicks, homemade pie at Bergey’s Breadbasket and waterfront dining at the Amber Lantern. Paddle the Dismal Swamp Canal first surveyed by General George Washington’s land company. Fish miles of waterways and seasonally stocked lakes. Enjoy a morning of birding and an afternoon of retail therapy. Experience museums and history, nearby beaches, water parks, great shopping, and family fun. With all of these offerings and more, you’ll have no trouble finding your U.O.U. in Chesapeake.

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Contact

Chesapeake Convention & Visitors Bureau 860 Greenbrier Circle, Suite 101 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 502-4898 | Toll Free (888) 889-5551 www.visitchesapeake.com or www.visitchesapeake.mobi

Become a fan or follow us! Chesapeake Visitors’ Guide 2013, Randy Thompson, Editor/Publisher 1264 Perimeter Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5689 • 757.422.8979 • VisitorsGuideNetwork.com Paul Brannock ......................................................................Vice President of Sales & Distribution Jay Bellamy .............................................................................................................Sales Manager Lori Conti ...........................................................................................................Account Executive Holly Watters ................................................................................................ Corporate Art Director Chris Murphy ..........................................................................Lead Designer/Web Creative Director Jim Pile ..................................................................................................... Director of Photography Stacy Graef ...................................................................................................... Production Director Kip Ruposky .................................................................................................. Distribution Manager VistaGraphics, Inc.

The Chesapeake Visitors’ Guide is published annually by VistaGraphics, Inc. The corporate office is located at 1264 Perimeter Pkwy, Virginia Beach, VA 23454. Copyright © 2013 - all rights reserved. Reproduction of any material prepared by VistaGraphics, Inc., and appearing within this publication is strictly prohibited without express written consent of the publisher. Publisher does not purport to authenticate and is not responsible for claims made by advertisers found within this publication. Produced in conjunction with Chesapeake Convention & Visitors Bureau Additional Photography courtesy of: VistaGraphics, Angela Douglas, Jeff Greenburg, Nancy Lange, Chris Murphy and Dan Routh.

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IT’S A NEW STAY Complimentary Deluxe Continental Breakfast

Newly Renovated Complimentary High-Speed Wireless Internet

Complimentary High-Speed Wireless Internet Complimentary Business Center

Breakfast, Dinner, Starbucks & Evening Cocktails Available for Purchase in the Bistro

State of the Art Fitness Center

State of the Art Fitness Center

Complimentary Parking

Complimentary Business Center

Seasonal Outdoor Pool 100% Non-Smoking

1560 Crossways Blvd. · Chesapeake, VA 23320 757-420-1300 • www.Marriott.com/ORFFC

Indoor Pool and Hot Tub Complimentary Parking 100% Non-Smoking

1562 Crossways Blvd. · Chesapeake, VA 23320 757-420-1700 • www.Marriott.com/ORFCY

For Business. For Pleasure. • Complimentary High-Speed Internet Complimentary high-speed Internet •• Exclusive Marriott Revive bedding Exclusive Marriott Revive bedding •• Full service restaurant on-site Full serviceserved restaurant •• Starbucks daily on-site •• Complimentary Starbucks servedparking daily • Complimentary parking • Complimentary Business Center

• 10,000 square feet of meeting space including • 10,000 square feet of meeting space including 9 9 breakout rooms breakout rooms • Exceptional menus and expert catering for any event • Exceptional menus and expert catering for any event • Certified Marriott Meeting and Wedding Planners • State-of-the-Art Health Club Call or go online today.

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THINGS TO SEE AND DO

Arts & Entertainment Chrysler Hall 215 St. Pauls Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 664-6464 Resident companies include Broadway in Norfolk presented by JAM Theatricals - Hampton Roads’ exclusive presenter of touring Broadway productions; the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Norfolk Forum, the Virginia Arts Festival, and the Virginia Ballet.  Chrysler Hall also hosts a wide range of contemporary concerts, family theatre and comedy events. Chrysler Museum of Art 245 West Olney Road Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 664-6200 See one of America’s greatest fine arts collections - only 10 miles away! 40,000 pieces span 5,000 years and represent the world’s best-known artists. Don’t miss our Old Masters, Impressionist Gallery, and world-renowned Tiffany Glass collection. Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach 3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach, VA 23456 (757) 368-3000 Farm Bureau Live is a 20,000 seat outdoor concert venue, playing rain or shine. Open since 1996, Farm Bureau Live regularly hosts the greatest acts in popular music. Harrison Opera House 160 Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 664-6464 Once a World War II USO theater, this historic venue was lavishly renovated in 1993. With 1,632 seats, it retains an intimate ambience adorned by the beauty of glittering chandeliers, sweeping staircases and bistro tables where you can sip champagne and drink in the glamour. The Virginia Opera Company serves as the resident company.

FESTIVALS May 16-19, 2013, Chesapeake Jubilee Enjoy amusement and carnival rides, live entertainment, a livestock show and sale, a BBQ cook-off and fireworks at this four day event. And don’t forget to wander through the arts and crafts show! June 8-9, 2013, KayaXpedition A weekend full of kayaking history, technique, hands-on experience and fun! Watch kayak demonstrations for novices and experienced paddlers and learn new strokes from the experts. October 12, 2013, Chesapeake Virginia Wine Festival Sample wines from not only Virginia’s finest wineries, but from around the world and savor delicious food from Virginia's best restaurants while listening to live music. December 7-8, 2013, Battle of Great Bridge A two-day event featuring reenactments of two Revolutionary War battles. The festival also features character portrayals, camp life, skilled artisans demonstrating early American trades, and children’s crafts. For complete, up-to-date Calendar of Events information please visit our website at www.visitchesapeake.com.

nTelos Wireless Pavilion 901 Crawford Street Portsmouth, VA 23704 (757) 393-8181 This intimate 6,500-capacity outdoor venue is located on the waterfront in Portsmouth. Hosting live entertainment from all musical genres, it’s centrally located to all Coastal Virginia cities. Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art 2200 Parks Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (757) 425-0000 Regularly changing exhibitions feature painting, sculpture, photography, glass, video and other visual media from 6

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In Chesapeake, there’s no shortage of ways to rejuvenate, reconnect and relax. From the great outdoors, to festivals, museums, parks, waterways and more, Chesapeake is at the center of all Coastal Virginia has to offer. So, take a turn off the beaten path and treat yourself to an unforgettable time. internationally acclaimed artists as well as artists of national and regional renown.

Family Fun Chesapeake Planetarium 310 Shea Drive Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 547-0153 Explore the wonders of the universe. Located at the Chesapeake Municipal Center, the Chesapeake Planetarium was the first planetarium built by a public school system in the state of Virginia. Free public programs, including telescope observations, are offered. Reservations are required. Children’s Museum of Virginia 221 High Street Portsmouth, VA 23704 (757) 393-5258 Step inside a world where bubbles grow bigger than you are, where the forces of energy electrify and spark the imagination, where you can be a farmer, a banker, a scientist, a star gazer. Come to where the big people think you’re having an educational experience and you’re just having a lot of fun! Chilled Ponds Ice & Turf Sports Complex 1416 Stephanie Way Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 420-4488 90,000 square-foot footprint consists of a NHL skating rink and an oversized Sportexe Turf field creating the ultimate regional sports destination for players of all ages. On the ice side, offering public skating sessions, birthday parties, learn-to-skate programs, adult hockey and youth hockey leagues. On the Turf side, offering a full slate of adult and youth soccer and lacrosse as well as field hockey, flag football, baseball, dodgeball, and kickball. Fun Forest 900 Greenbrier Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 382-6411 Built by volunteers, Fun Forest is the ultimate children’s playground, imagination center, and family adventure area. Handicapped accessible, the park features areas for children of all ages. Greenbrier Family Skating Center 1409 Stephanie Way Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 420-0258 We are a state-of-the-art roller skating facility equipped with a large skating floor, high tech lighting, arcade room, full service snack bar, and a friendly staff. Hampton Roads Air Tours 5190 W. Military Highway, Suite I Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 405-0005 This extravagant experience will give you a bird’s eye view as you soar through the skies and see all the sights that Hampton Roads has to offer. Lunar Mini Golf 4200 Portsmouth Boulevard, #324 Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 488-2788 An 18 hole “Glow/Black Light” mini golf course with Party Zone! Good for birthdays, special occasions, church functions, and family get-togethers.

Motor World of Virginia Beach 700 S. Birdneck Road Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (757) 422-6419 Featuring 11 go-kart tracks, 250 Karts with 16 different style Go-Karts. Open year-round: Splat Zone - with 2 paintball fields, inflatable bunkers, shooting range and pro shop. Check out our heart-pounding Skycoaster, Gravity Storm, Bumper Boats, Kiddie & Thrill Rides and our unique but challenging Shipwreck Mini-Golf. Ocean Breeze Waterpark 849 General Booth Boulevard Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (757) 422-4444 Features 16 water slides, a one-million gallon wave pool and Buccaneer Bay - a water activity area with 11 pint sized slides and a lazy river for children. Enjoy on site restaurants and annual events like the Great American Splash. Or, experience a true escape in one of our poolside cabanas. Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center 717 General Booth Boulevard Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (757) 385-FISH (3474) Come explore over 800,000 gallons of one of the best aquariums and live animal habitats in the country. Check out our hundreds of hands-on exhibits, outdoor aviary, nature trail, and marshlands. You won’t want to miss our 3D IMAX Theater with a screen six stories tall and eight stories wide! Virginia Zoo 3500 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23504 (757) 441-2374 Open year round, the Zoo offers family fun, education, and excitement for everyone. Meet elephants, lions, kangaroos, meerkats, and more! Kids can go nose to nose with entertaining prairie dogs in their interactive habitat with viewing bubbles. Take a ride on our Zoo train. Explore the gorgeous gardens.

History & Historical Battleship Wisconsin One Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 664-1000 Berthed at Nauticus, the Battleship Wisconsin is one of the largest and last battleships ever built by the U.S. Navy. Explore its deck through a self-guided tour or, with an additional charge, our guided Topside Tour that will take you back in time to experience this majestic ship that earned five battle stars during WW II. Chesapeake Veterans’ Memorial 306 Cedar Road Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 382-6151 The Chesapeake Veterans’ Memorial commemorates the service and sacrifice of Chesapeake citizens and loved


ones who are serving or who have served in all branches of the military. The memorial is located on the municipal center grounds and is made up of a marble structure and more than 1,800 individual memorial pavers. Historic St. Luke’s Church 14477 Benn’s Church Boulevard Smithfield, VA 23430 (757) 357-3367 Circa 1632, “Old Brick” is our nation's only surviving original Gothic building and the oldest Church of England foundation in America. MacArthur Memorial 198 Bank Street Norfolk. VA 23510 (757) 441-2965 The MacArthur Memorial presents the story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. The museum is housed in Norfolk’s historic former city hall. Nine galleries of exhibits surround an imposing rotunda with General and Mrs. MacArthur’s crypts. Adjacent buildings include a theater, gift shop, and research/ education center. Virginia Civil War Trails (800) 370-9004 Virginia Civil War Trail sites in Chesapeake are: Village of Great Bridge, Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery, Glencoe, Dismal Swamp Canal, Village of Deep Creek, Cuffeytown 13, and Seven Patriot Heroes.

Museum Hampton Roads Naval Museum One Waterside Drive, Suite 248 Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 322-2987 Explore over 235 years of U.S. Navy history in Hampton Roads, VA. Nauticus One Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 664-1000 Maritime-themed science museum that explores the natural, economic, and naval power of the sea. Features hands-on exhibits, high-definition films on a giant screen, interactive theaters, the Battleship Wisconsin. Portsmouth Lightship Museum 2 High Street Portsmouth, VA 23704 (757) 393-8591 Built in 1915, the Lightship Portsmouth served for 48 years at sea. In 1964, she retired to Portsmouth and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1989. Now a museum, the Lightship Portsmouth gives a first-hand experience of life aboard a lightship. Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum 2 High Street Portsmouth, VA 23704 (757) 393-8591 Offers a unique perspective on U.S. history from Colonial to Civil War times and beyond. You’ll find beautiful ship models, uniforms, military artifacts, and exhibits portraying life in 18th, 19th, and 20th century Portsmouth. Riddick’s Folly House Museum 510 North Main Street Suffolk, VA 23434 (757) 934-0822 Built by Mills Riddick in 1837, it’s on the National Register of Historic Places and a Virginia Historic Landmark. There are four floors, twenty-one rooms, and sixteen fireplaces. We have many family pieces and period furnishings. It was General Peck’s headquarters from 1862 - 1863. Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum 326 North Main Street Suffolk, VA 23434 (757) 923-4750 Restored 1885 seaboard train station museum with gift shop and play area for children.

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 206 High Street Portsmouth, VA 23704 (757) 393-8031 Honors great champions and celebrates the colorful characters of Virginia’s rich sports history. Test skills at baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and auto racing. Showcases nearly 300 inductees along with a variety of sports exhibits, interactive, family-friendly entertainment.

volleyball nets, and the new “Dude Ranch” mini golf course; and an equestrian area for horse owners, this multi “Best of Chesapeake” winner has something to offer everyone. Virginia Beach Oceanfront 1-64 East to I-264. Virginia Beach, VA Just 15 minutes from Chesapeake, the Virginia Beach Oceanfront offers miles of unspoiled coastline for a traditional day at the beach.

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Chesapeake Arboretum 624 Oak Grove Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 382-7060 A 48-acre natural classroom dedicated to promoting horticultural and environmental awareness. The Arboretum headquarters is an eighteenth century farmhouse with theme gardens that include a fragrance and antique rose garden. One of Virginia’s finest trail systems meanders through a mature hardwood forest with many varieties of native plants and trees. Part of the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail South Chesapeake Loop. Chesapeake Campground 693 S. George Washington Highway Chesapeake, VA 23323 (757) 485-0149 This 100 acre farm has 2 swimming pools, canoe rentals, pony rides, mini golf, golf cart rentals, golf driving range, camper storage, general store, antique store, horse boarding and lessons. Chesapeake City Park 900 Greenbrier Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 382-6411 Multi-amenity 90-acre site. Home to Fun Forest, Skate Park, Horseshoe Courts, Dog Parks, and the Robert G Bagley Stage. Site of American Indian Festival, Bark in the Park, Chesapeake Jubilee, and Chesapeake, VA Wine Festival. Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge 3100 Desert Road Suffolk, VA 23434 (757) 986-3705 Spanning southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, the refuge consists of more than 112,000 acres of forested wetlands. At its heart is Lake Drummond, Virginia’s largest natural lake at 3,100 acres. Trails are open everyday for hiking and biking from sunrise to sunset. Norfolk Botanical Garden 6700 Azalea Garden Road Norfolk, VA 23518 (757) 441-5830 Represents an oasis of more than 30 themed gardens encompassing 155 acres that can be explored by tram, boat, or foot. Northwest River Park & Campground 1733 Indian Creek Road Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 421-7151 This 763-acre park is the perfect blend of natural beauty and recreational activities. Incorporating camping; an extensive trail system; picnic shelters; play areas such as horseshoes,

American Rover Tall Ship Cruises 333 Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 627-7245 April through October she sails the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads Harbor on daily 1.5 and 2 hour narrated harbor and sunset cruises. On board guests can lend a hand with the sails, take a turn at the helm or just sit back, relax and enjoy the experience. Ample seating with shade topside. Below decks are two smartly appointed climate-controlled lounges, ship’s store and bar, and clean, comfortable restrooms. Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Thousands of boats ply the Intracoastal Waterway passing through the Dismal Swamp Canal and the Albemarle/ Chesapeake Canal annually. The waterway links the Chesapeake Bay to North Carolina’s sounds, providing a vital East Coast connection between Boston and Key West, FL. Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (757) 331-2960 Whether you are driving north or south, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel showcases the mighty surge of the Atlantic Ocean, the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, and the soaring grace of an engineering marvel. Spirit of Norfolk Harbor Cruises Waterside Drive, Otter Berth Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 625-1748 Join the Spirit of Norfolk year-round aboard climate-controlled decks for lunch, dinner or a specialty cruise. For one price, you will enjoy a delicious buffet, live performance by our talented staff, DJ music for dancing, and amazing views of Norfolk, including the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet. Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises One Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 627-7406 Offering 2-hour narrated naval base cruises daily from Nauticus, home of the Battleship Wisconsin. Our professional captains provide a fascinating and entertaining commentary as we cruise the smooth waters of the Elizabeth River and Hampton Roads Harbor. Guests will enjoy plenty of comfortable seating, clean restrooms, air-conditioned enclosed deck, open air upper deck, snack bar and souvenir shop.

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GREAT TRIP IDEAS

ONE REGION, MANY DESTINATIONS, UNLIMITED EXPERIENCES Located in the heart of Coastal Virginia, Chesapeake boasts a rich cultural history, scenic natural wonders, delicious dining and abundant shopping. Stay in Chesapeake and explore all the city has to offer. And remember that with major highways and convenient accessibility from Chesapeake to neighboring cities, you can experience the very best of Coastal Virginia by starting in the center of it all. Make plans to visit Chesapeake

natural surroundings and is

a visit to Colonial Williamsburg,

in the spring and experience at

perfect for canoers and kayakers

Historic Yorktown or the Jamestown

least one day of the Virginia Arts

of all skill levels. If you want even

Settlement. Find your inner

Festival. With six weeks of quality

more adventure, participate in

adventurer on a wild ride at Busch

performances throughout the

KayaXpedition. Learn basic paddle

Gardens or Ocean Breeze Waterpark

region, including Broadway shows,

strokes and maneuvers if you’re a

and test your sports knowledge at

ballets and live concerts featuring

kayak novice or show off your skills

the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and

critically-acclaimed folk, jazz, rock

during the kayak races.

Museum. Get back to nature

and classical music acts, there’s

at the Virginia Aquarium and

sure to be something for the

Marine Science Center or blast off

whole family!

with a trip to the Virginia Air and Space Center.

If you’re looking for a new way to encounter Chesapeake’s great

With so many exciting places to visit,

outdoors, sign up early to participate

museums to see, trails to hike and

in Paddle for the Border. Meander

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through the 7.5-mile waters of the

With Chesapeake as a hub of

Dismal Swamp Canal and catch

Coastal Virginia, it’s easy to take

as you like!

sight of deer, river otters and

a day trip outside of the city and

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neo-tropical birds as you paddle

explore more historic landmarks

for more ideas and recom-

through the calm canal. It’s an ideal

located throughout the region.

mendations about what to do

way to experience Chesapeake’s

Travel back to a simpler time with

and see in Chesapeake.

EXPLORE THE GREAT OUTDOORS REVITALIZE, REPLENISH, RELAX. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of life and get back to nature in Chesapeake. You’ll find there’s a peace-of-mind that comes along with the great outdoors as you paddle down a gently-winding river, explore a scenic hiking trail, search for the elusive Swainson’s warbler or perfect your golf swing. Chesapeake offers all your favorite outdoor activities with options for everyone – from the casual outdoor explorer to the more seasoned adventurer.

Birding Did you know that Chesapeake has been a nationally recognized bird watcher’s oasis since the 17th century? Five stops on the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail provide visitors the chance to catch a glimpse of resident species as well as more 10

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than 200 different kinds of neo-tropical songbirds during migration seasons.

Kayaking and Canoeing Paddle the Dismal Swamp Canal and weave through bald Cyprus trees in the pristine Lake Drummond, one of only two natural freshwater lakes in Virginia. The lake’s curious circular formation lies in the middle of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, and according to local folklore, is haunted by several lost souls.

Fishing Chesapeake is emerging as a worldclass fishing destination with more

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Parks & Trails Elevated scenic walkways overlooking endless acres of forested wetlands and wilderness, bring new meaning to the words “quality time.” Picnic shelters, play areas, horseshoes and volleyball nets don’t hurt either. Pack a picnic blanket and bring the whole family out for the Chesapeake Jubilee or one of the other many concerts and festivals in Chesapeake City Park. Chesapeake also boasts an impressive roster of public parks: Bell Mills Park, Chesapeake City Park and Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, Northwest River Park & Campground and Oak Grove Lake Park, to name a few.

Golf Bring your best game to the Chesapeake Golf Club, Cahoon Plantation or Battlefield Golf Club at Centerville for unmatched views and memorable courses. Chesapeake’s golf offerings are anything but par for the course. For more information and activities about Chesapeake’s outdoor offerings, visit www.visitchesapeake.com.

WHERE TO EAT

than 22 miles of fresh, salt and brackish waterways. When water temperatures drop, speckled trout bask in Chesapeake’s southern branch of the Elizabeth River (also known to the locals as “Hot Ditch”), the premier location on the East Coast to land a citation-size speckled trout, puppy drum and the occasional striped bass.

BON APPÉTIT! Legendary barbecue at Wood Chicks. Award-winning breakfast from the Sunrise Breakfast Shop. Waterfront dining at the Amber Lantern. Homemade ice cream at Bergey’s Breadbasket. Famous cupcakes from Carolina Cupcakery. The question isn’t “where to eat,” it’s “where to eat first!” Local Flavor 360 Pizzeria 1296 South Battlefield Boulevard, Suite 100 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 546-0360 Pizzeria offering New York style hand-tossed pizzas. Also stromboli, calzones, subs, pasta, and salads. Amber Lantern Restaurant 5532 Bainbridge Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 227-3057 Fine dining on the Intracoastal Waterway that offers a terrific ambiance and a wide variety of spectacular, Mediterraneanstyle dishes. A wonderful selection of drinks, wine, and more. Banquet room can accommodate groups up to 180 people.

Andrea’s Pizzeria and Ristorante 940 Cedar Road, Suite 106 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 482-4600 Typical Italian pizzeria - ristorante with casual dining and friendly service in a family atmosphere. A Great Bridge best for over 25 years. Bergey’s Breadbasket Bakery & More 2207 Mount Pleasant Road Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 546-9225 On-the-farm bakery providing homemade goodies fresh out of the oven that simply can not be found elsewhere. Also offering made on-site ice cream and a variety of produce and fresh-cut flowers grown right on the farm. Big Woody’s Bar & Grill 123 North Battlefield Boulevard, Suite H Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 436-1919 Beautiful waterfront location on the Great Bridge Lock makes for a fun meal with the family or a relaxing night out with friends. An amazing scenic view, a delicious variety of cuisines, a full bar complete with excellent drink specials, and rockin’ live entertainment - not to mention pool tables and cornhole! Big Woody’s Bar & Grill 4200 Portsmouth Boulevard, Suite 872 Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 966-2656 New location in Chesapeake Square Mall offers delicious food, full bar complete with awesome drink specials, live entertainment, pool tables, and even cornhole! Bring the family, or come join us for a relaxing night out with friends. Bullies Grill 228 North Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 548-3070 Fresh cooked entrees, appetizers, salads, and prime rib.

Satellite tv packages - very relaxed atmosphere, casual. Family oriented. Weekend entertainment Busky’s Chill & Grill 237 Hanbury Road East, Suite 32. Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 482-3864 Family style restaurant with pleasant atmosphere offering locals and tourists alike the same great food, service, and entertainment. Carolina Cupcakery 1200 N. Battlefield Boulevard, #106 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 204-4775 Gourmet bakery specializing in scratch-baked cupcakes. We bake from a daily schedule which features one spiked and one pie cupcake per day. We also offer gluten-free and sugar-free options. City Deli 450 South Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 482-5554 Deli serving breakfast and lunch with an extensive sandwich, soup, and salad menu. All menu items are homemade. Court House Cafe 350 S. Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 482-7077 Everything from a huge selection of specialty sandwiches, juicy choice Prime Rib, to the freshest seafood. All at affordable prices. A fixture in the Great Bridge area of Chesapeake! Cugini’s Pizza & Pasta 1729 Parkview Drive Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 366-9696 Offering authentic New York Style hand-tossed pizza made fresh to order, or our mouth-watering subs, calzone, stromboli, salads, or any of our pasta dishes with homemade sauce. Weekly menu specials offer unique flavors and pairings. Domo Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar 109 E Gainsborough Square Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 549-7977 Japanese-American style sushi. Serving all types of fish. Military discount with ID. Eagles Nest Rockin’ Country Bar 1723 Parkview Drive Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 420-9191 Eagles Nest Country Rockin’ Bar is the #1 rated rockin’ country saloon in Chesapeake featuring three dance floors, live bands, djs, billiards, and Chesapeake’s only mechanical bull! Home to Eagle 97.3 Radio Station’s Fan Club, The Eagle’s Nest. Live Radio Shows are broadcast nightly along with visits by the nations biggest country music stars. El Toro Loco Restaurante Mexicano and Cantina 146 South Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 482-0623 Good food at good prices in clean surroundings. Geisha Japanese Steak House 741 Eden Way North, Suite 316 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 769-7271 Serving only the finest chicken, seafood, and steaks for our patrons to enjoy. The sushi bar is our specialty where we have a variety of sushi and sashimi to choose from. continued on page 12

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Grand China Buffet 1329 North Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 549-6868 Favorite local Chinese restaurant. Grandpa Joe’s 3199 Bainbridge Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23324 (757) 543-6177 “Upscale Fast Food Restaurant” serving fresh food. We make our own hamburgers and chili and hand cut our own veggies. Breakfast is the best kept secret in Chesapeake. Great Bridge BBQ 800 S Battlefield Boulevard. Suite 112 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 546-2270 Non-smoking restaurant offering causal, family dining. Jerry’s of Chesapeake 1102 Sparrow Road Chesapeake, VA 23325 (757) 424-1086 Local casual dining restaurant offering nightly specials and weekly entertainment. Jillian’s 1401 Greenbrier Parkway South, Space 1020 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 624-9100 We are a multi-venue establishment with a main goal of providing excellent customer service in a fun, family-oriented atmosphere. We have activities here for kids and adults of all ages. We have an amazing games arcade that is about 10,000 square feet and 8 Brunswick Tournament-grade billiards tables. Julieann’s at the Lochs 138 South Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 482-3246 The comfortably modern decor is a direct reflection of our menu, from our Cubano Eggrolls to our Flounder Imperial. Julieann’s offers a full service bar, and a hand selected wine list. Mikado Japanese and Thai Restaurant 1249 Cedar Road, Suite 103 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 842-6488 Restaurant offering a wide array of authentic Japanese and Thai dishes, ranging from traditional dishes to new style entrees. Paradocks East Coast Grille 801 Eden Way North Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 321-2202 Chesapeake’s premier bar and grille and nightclub! Offering two large

Well Known Chains Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill 1520 Sam’s Circle Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 549-1020 Auntie Anne’s Pretzels 1401 Greenbrier Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 424-0711 Baker’s Crust 1244 Greenbrier Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 547-2787 Boston Market 1300 Greenbrier Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 382-9552 Buffalo Wild Wings 1308 Greenbrier Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 263-4090 Chichos Pizza 1400 Kempsville Road, Suite 114 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 548-2442 Chipotle Mexican Grill 836 Eden Way North, Suite 147 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 361-3911 12

dining rooms that can accommodate families and large parties, one enormous bar that hosts awesome daily/nightly parties and specials, and one huge covered deck that allows you to enjoy the outside all year long. Experience an array of food items including steaks, burgers, fresh seafood, sandwiches, wings, and of course a menu for the kids. Passion The Restaurant 1036 Volvo Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 410-3975 A stunning and beautiful restaurant, featuring creative, innovative cuisine from local farmers and fisherman and a selection of 50 affordable wines of which 24 are available by the glass. A perfect location for your business meeting or special event. Plantation Café 1501 Cahoon Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 436-2775 Offering a diverse breakfast and lunch menu in a golf club setting. Located at Cahoon Plantation, Plantation Café is open to the public. On and off premise catering is available. Pop’s Diner Co. 1432 Greenbrier Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 502-8220 Our diner is a place of no pretensions, where locals hang out. Get a real home cooking experience with great omelets, grilled sandwiches, homemade specials, in a clean and family friendly atmosphere. Simply Thai Cuisine 326 Carmichael Way Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 204-4623 Authentic Thai and Vegetarian cuisine - served fresh. Spaghetti Eddie’s Pizza Cafe 3325 Taylor Road Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 484-7301 733 Eden Way North, Suite 400 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 410-5500 Offers pizza, pasta, appetizers, and so much more. Dough made fresh everyday. Enjoy one of our specialty pizzas or make one of your own! Our restaurant offers a nice selection of menu items for the entire family. Terebinth: Patisserie & Bistro 717 Eden Way North, Suite 610 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 410-0900 Enjoy our specially selected teas, chef prepared, handcrafted soups, and Panini, like our award winning Lemon Honey Chicken Salad on our housemade bread, delicious salads, as well as bistro entrees.

Crazy Wing Cantina 1701 Parkview Drive Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 523-9464 Dippin’ Dots 1401 Greenbrier Parkway South Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 578-3448 Famous Wok at Greenbrier Mall 1401 Greenbrier Parkway, Suite 2012 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 420-8336 Fazoli’s 1204 Greenbrier Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 548-0441 Friendly’s Restaurant 1625 Ring Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 424-0216 Gotti’s Grinders 1437 Sam’s Drive, Suite 124 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 547-3400 Herb’s Great American Hot Dogs 800 South Battlefield Boulevard, Suite 110 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 482-0741 Hooters of Chesapeake 1105 Merchants Way Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 549-8585

No meal is complete without dessert, and we make exquisite French macaroons, specialty cakes, tarts, whoopie pies, and more! The Egg Bistro 501 Kempsville Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 410-8515 An independently owned neighborhood bistro that provides fresh, innovative food in a hip, family environment. The Egg Bistro combines a mom-and-pop diner with upscale bistro food to create a relaxed family environment. Wickers Crab Pot Seafood 4201 Indian River Road Chesapeake, VA 23325 (757) 351-2724 Family owned restaurant with a heritage in the seafood industry for over 60 years. Offering the freshest crabs and seafood in the area! Entertainment nightly. Take-out and catering menus available. Winston’s Cafe 1412 Greenbrier Parkway, Suite 133 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 420-1751 Serving delicious, fresh meals in a fun and welcoming environment for over 20 years. We pride ourselves on serving a variety of fresh local fare and some old fashioned favorites. Full bar, and music and entertainment every Wednesday and Saturday evening. With Flair Tea Room 105 Old Drive Chesapeake, VA 2332 (757) 436-7077 Located in the heart of Great Bridge, this tea room offers lunch. Catering is also available. Wood Chicks BBQ 1025 North Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 549-9290 Full service restaurant and bar features an on-site BBQ pit, fueled primarily with Hickory and Apple woods, that slow smokes bone-in Pork Butts, Pork Ribs, Beef Brisket, and Chicken for up to 16 hours at a time seasoned with “Pig Powder” BBQ Dry Rub. “Award Winning” BBQ, “Food Network Champs”, Best Pork BBQ-Serving on site. “Pit-cooked” pork, chicken, ribs, and beef brisket. Zino’s Italian American Restaurant 850 Old George Washington Highway Chesapeake, VA 23323 (757) 485-1468 A new distinctive dining destination in Chesapeake designed to skillfully harmonize your senses featuring creative innovative cuisine and exemplary service. Where friends and families have gathered since 1980.

IHOP #493 641 North Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 569-0030 IHOP #575 2501 Taylor Road Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 465-2355 Jade Garden Chinese Restaurant 1200 Battlefield Boulevard N #119 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 436-1010 Japan Samurai 4300 Portsmouth Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 405-0035 Jasmine Thai Cuisine 1200 North Battlefield Boulevard, Suite 109 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 410-4368 Jason’s Deli 725 Eden Way North, Suite 714 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 382-0889 Joe’s Crab Shack 1568 Crossways Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 420-8330 Kelly’s Tavern 1412 Greenbrier Parkway, Suite 110 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 523-1781

Kelly’s Tavern 136 North Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 819-6567 Kelly’s Tavern 2400 Ring Road Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 488-0500 Kyoto Japanese Steak House 1412 Greenbrier Parkway, Suite 129 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 420-0950 La Familia Mexican Restaurant 100 South George Washington Highway Chesapeake, VA 23323 (757) 485-0922 Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon 1570 Crossways Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 424-6917 Mister Jim’s Submarines 346 South Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 482-1333 Moe’s Southwest Grill 237 South Battlefield Boulevard, Suite 24 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 482-5400 Nana Sushi 817 Botetourt Court #105 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 382-0011

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SHOPPING

Olive Garden - Chesapeake Square 4117 Chesapeake Square Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 465-2139 Olive Garden - Greenbrier Mall 1631 Ring Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 424-4758 Orient Express 211 Providence Road, Suite 9 Chesapeake, VA 23325 (757) 366-9009 Perfectly Frank 236 Carmichael Way, Suite 314 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 432-0212 Planet Smoothie Cafe 237 Hanbury Road East, Suite 26 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 546-0070 Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 2524 Chesapeake Square Ring Road Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 488-8477

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 1024 Eden Way North Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 424-7288 Rita’s Italian Ice 501 Kempsville Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 410-8850 Rita’s Italian Ice - Chesapeake Square 4105 Chesapeake Square Boulevard, Suite 109 Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 405-0050 Royal Thai Cuisine 805 North Battlefield Blvd., #117-118 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 549-9989 Salsaritas Fresh Cantina 1445 Sams Drive #103 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 547-0490 Sbarro 1401 Greenbrier Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 523-0768

Better Homes & Bargains Consignment 109 Volvo Parkway, Suite 2 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 548-6440 Offering consignment furniture, collectibles, home decor, antiques. Pickup and delivery available. Chesapeake Square 4200 Portsmouth Boulevard. Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 488-9636 Anchored by 5 major department stores, including JCPenney, Sears, Macy’s, Burlington Coat Factory and Target.With stores such as American Eagle, New York & Company, Victoria’s Secret, Aeropostale, Rack Room Shoes and Men’s Wearhouse and Tux, you’re sure to find everything you’re looking for and more Be sure to check out a movie in 3D or XD at our new state-of-the-art movie theater - Cinemark XD. De Boutique 500 Battlefield Boulevard South, Suite 5 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 410-9770 Find exquisite one of a kind fashions and accessories created by designer Rairanni and others. Custom made in the USA leather handbags, wallets, belts, apparel, jewelry, and more!

Fancy Stuff 1200 N Battlefield Boulevard, Suite 112 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 382-7477 Hand-picked treasures sure to tantalize the most tasteful people in town. We specialize in beautiful fashions from Miss to Plus sizes. Beautiful jewelry and accessories. Flamingo Creek Antiques & Collectibles 3020 S Military Highway Chesapeake, VA 23323 (757) 485-3336 Offering furniture, collectibles, vintage, country, decorative and other unique items. Fran’s Fantasies Antiques 2014 Bainbridge Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23324 (757) 545-0996 Offering art, glass, and furniture. Close to Lakeside Park in the Historic South Norfolk section.

Shoney’s 721 North Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 547-2620 Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill 1405 Greenbrier Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 361-6843 Surf Rider 725 Eden Way North, Suite 100 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 549-2626 Szechuan Inn 3916 B-1 Portsmouth Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 488-4421 Taste Unlimited 1580 Crossways Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 424-4583 Texas Roadhouse 1546 Sam’s Circle Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 382-7427

TGI Fridays 110 Volvo Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 549-6100 The Gourmet Gang 109 Volvo Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 361-0482 The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille 1401 Greenbrier Parkway #2260 Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 361-6854 The Skinny Dip Frozen Yogurt Bar 237 Hanbury Road East, #10 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 689-3433 Venice Pizzeria 1600 Crossways Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 416-7616

Granma Had One & Days Remembered 32 NFL teams in stock as well as MLB, NBA, NASCAR, and NHL. 3028 South Military Highway Players Sports Nuts Chesapeake, VA 23323 (757) 485-4134 3115 Western Branch Boulevard, Suite 123 Offering antiques & collectibles, pottery, glass, decoys, Chesapeake, VA 23321 (757) 483-8868 architectural, tools, furniture, & much more! Officially licensed, quality merchandise at affordable prices. All Greenbrier Mall 32 NFL teams in stock as well as MLB, NBA, NASCAR, and NHL. 1401 Greenbrier Parkway South Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 424-7300 TAKE A DAY With major department stores such as Dillard’s, Macy’s, You deserve a break! Explore trendy Sears, and JCPenney, and specialty stores offering jewelry, home furnishings and accessories, men’s and ladies’ retail stores, antique markets and your apparel, Greenbrier Mall has something for everyone. Home favorite brand name shops. From opento Cinema Cafe. air to traditional malls, spectacular Harbor Jewelers shopping days are yours for the taking! 500 Battlefield Boulevard South, Suite 9 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 436-6766 The Flea Market at SoNo Find a carefully created selection of one-of-a-kind jewelry. Our 2425 Bainbridge Boulevard two on-site Goldsmiths are here to help you with repairing your Chesapeake, VA 23324 (757) 248-1465 fine jewelry, restoring a family heirloom, or creating a custom A flea market in Chesapeake, nestled in the historic district of South design for you. Services include: Appraisals, Bead and Pearl Norfolk. The best kept secret in VA. Restringing, Jewelery Repair, Restoration and Remounting, Ring Resizing, Watch Repair, and Custom Jewelry Design. Over 90 The Now & Then Shop percent of jewelry is hand-crafted by American artists with a 3112 S Military Highway broad selection of American crafts, including wood, ceramics, Chesapeake, VA 23323 (757) 485-1383 metal, and glass. Offering antiques, reproductions, glass, estate contents, collectibles, and more! 20 year experience buying and selling. Jos. A. Bank 725 Eden Way North, Suite 718 Towne Place at Greenbrier Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 549-1692 725 Eden Way North. Chesapeake, VA 23320 What makes us unique is also what has attracted customers to Located at Eden Way North in the Greenbrier section of our stores for 100 years. A heritage of quality and workmanship; Chesapeake, Towne Place at Greenbrier is Chesapeake’s an extensive selection of beautifully made classically styled newest shopping and dining destination, featuring a variety of tailored and casual clothing, and prices typically 20 - 30 percent restaurants and unique shops you just can’t find anywhere else. below our competitors. We Had That Antiques Markley’s Refinishing & Antiques, Inc. 3040 S Military Highway 693 S George Washington Highway Chesapeake, VA 23323 (757) 485-0551 Chesapeake, VA 23323 (757) 485-0149 Offering furniture, pottery, glass, costume jewelry, vintage Specializing in restoring grandmother’s treasures. Antiques and kitchenware, and primitives. collectibles, mostly furniture. Expert repairing, refinishing, and re-caning. Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop Over The Rainbow Country Crafts 1244 Greenbrier Parkway, Suite 570 126 S. Battlefield Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 436-4472 Chesapeake, VA 23322 (757) 482-9407 Our Certified Birdfeeding Specialists are trained to show you how Old-time primitives through the latest trends - chosen from the to turn your yard into a birdfeeding habitat that not only brings smallest baked potato bag to the largest original-designed hutch. song, color and life to your home, but also benefits the wild birds and the environment in your area. We aren’t just about selling Players Sports Nuts birdfeeders and birdseed; we pride ourselves on being able to 1200 N Battlefield Boulevard give you the most accurate information and knowledge about Chesapeake, VA 23320 (757) 436-6887 your local birds. Officially licensed, quality merchandise at affordable prices. All www.visitchesapeake.com

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AT THE HEART OF IT ALL

Chesapeake’s convenient central location makes it easy to explore all that Coastal Virginia has to offer. With more than 4,000 rooms, spread across nearly 50 hotels, visitors to Chesapeake are presented with a great assortment of accommodations. Ranging in style from modern-chic to revamped-classic, picking out the right U.O.U. hotel is the first step to treating yourself to an unforgettable time. Romantic retreats, weekend getaways, family fun—Chesapeake welcomes everyone with open arms!

LEGEND: Rooms - Number of Rooms, B - Breakfast, R- Restaurant, Pool - Pool, Pets - Pets, FC - Fitness Center Great Bridge

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B

R

Pool

Pets

FC

Irish Isle Bed & Breakfast 809 Washington Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322 • (757) 410-3818 • www.irishisle.com

4

Yes

No

Outdoor

No

No

Greenbrier

Rooms

B

R

Pool

Pets

FC

aloft Chesapeake/Greenbrier 1454 Crossways Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 410-9562 • www.aloftchesapeake.com

136

No

Yes

Indoor

Yes

Yes

Cedar Tree Inn & Suites 721 Conference Center Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 366-0100 • http://cedartree-innandsuites.com/

106

No

No

No

No

Comfort Suites Chesapeake 1550 Crossways Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 420-1600 • (800) 4CHOICE www.choicehotels.com/hotel/VA122

124

Yes

No

Outdoor

No

Yes

Courtyard by Marriott Chesapeake 1562 Crossways Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 420-1700 • (866) 876-5255 www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ orfcy-courtyard-chesapeake-greenbrier

90

Yes

Yes

Indoor

No

Yes

Days Inn Chesapeake 1433 North Battlefield Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 547-9262 • (800) 258-5353 • www.daysinn.com

91

Yes

No

Outdoor

No

No

Extended StayAmerica - Crossways 1540 Crossways Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 424-8600 • (800) EXTSTAY • www.extendedstayamerica.com

132

No

No

Yes

No

Extended StayAmerica - Greenbrier Circle 809 Greenbrier Circle, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 523-7377 • www.extendedstayamerica.com

92

No

No

Yes

Yes

Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Chesapeake Greenbrier 1560 Crossways Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 420-1300 • (800) 228-2800 • www.marriott.com/orffc

105

Yes

No

Outdoor

No

Yes

Hampton Inn & Suites Battlefield 1421 North Battlefield Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 819-5230 • (800) HAMPTON • www.hamptoninn.com

104

Yes

No

Indoor

Yes

Yes

Hampton Inn Greenbrier 701-A Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 420-1550 • (800) HAMPTON • http://hamptoninn.hilton.com

118

Yes

No

Outdoor

Yes

Yes

Hilton Garden Inn Chesapeake/Greenbrier 1565 Crossways Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 420-1212 • (877) STAY-HGI www.chesapeakegreenbrier.gardeninn.com

92

Yes

Yes

Indoor

No

Yes

Homewood Suites by Hilton Chesapeake/Greenbrier 1569 Crossways Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 213-0808 • (800) CALL-HOME www.chesapeakegreenbrier.homewoodsuites.com

100

Yes

No

Outdoor

No

Yes

Hyatt Place Chesapeake/Greenbrier 709 Eden Way North, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 312-0020 • (888) HYATTHP • www.hyattplacechesapeake.com

119

Yes

Yes

Indoor

No

Yes

Marriott Chesapeake 725 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 523-1500 • www.marriottchesapeake.com

226

Yes

Yes

Indoor

No

Yes

Red Roof Inn 724 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 523-0123 • (800) 843-7663 • www.redroof.com

108

No

No

Yes

No

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Residence Inn by Marriott Chesapeake 1500 Crossways Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 502-7300 • (800) 331-3131 www.marriott.com/orfgb

121

Yes

No

Savannah Suites Chesapeake 1409 Tintern Street, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 819-1004 • (866) 367-2766 • www.savannahsuites.com

125

No

No

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Greenbrier 1446 Crossways Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 410-9406 • (888) 287-9400 www.marriott.com/orfnc

132

Yes

No

Staybridge Suites Chesapeake 709 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 420-2525 • (877) 238-8889 • www.staybridgechesapeake.com

115

Yes

No

Studios 4 Less 2000 Old Greenbrier Road, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 523-5004

119

No

Sun Suites 1520 Crossways Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 213-0222 • (866) SUNSUITES www.sunsuites.com

135

Super 8 Greenbrier 100 Red Cedar Court, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 547-8880 • (800) 800-8000 • www.super8.com

Indoor

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Indoor

No

Yes

Indoor

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

62

Yes

No

Yes

No

Value Place Hotel 137 Kempsville Road, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 410-0006 • www.valueplace.com

121

No

No

No

No

Wingate by Wyndham 817 Greenbrier Circle, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 531-7777 • (800) 228-1000 • www.wingatechesapeakeva.com

100

Yes

No

Indoor

No

Yes

Military Highway

Rooms

B

R

Pool

Pets

FC

America’s Best Value Inn 4433 Military Highway South, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 488-7900 • www.americasbestvalueinn.com

92

Yes

No

Outdoor

No

No

Bowers Hill Inn 4725 West Military Highway, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 488-4963

52

No

No

No

No

Budget Lodge 3009 South Military Highway, Chesapeake, VA 23323 • (757) 487-8888

67

No

No

No

No

Colonial Motel 877 George Washington Highway, Chesapeake, VA 23323 • (757) 485-2800

25

No

No

No

No

Comfort Inn & Suites 3355 South Military Highway, Chesapeake, VA 23323 • (757) 673-8585 • www.comfortinn.com

72

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Days Inn Chesapeake/Portsmouth 1439 George Washington Highway North, Chesapeake, VA 23323 • (757) 487-8861 • www.daysinn.com

53

Yes

No

No

No

Econo Lodge 2222 South Military Highway, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 543-2200 • (800) 4CHOICE www.choicehotels.com

55

Yes

No

No

No

Sunset Manor Motel 3345 Military Highway South, Chesapeake, VA 23320 • (757) 487-2564

60

No

No

Yes

No

Village Motel 3265 South Military Highway, Chesapeake, VA 23323 • (757) 487-2516

72

No

No

No

No

Western Branch

Rooms

B

R

Pets

FC

Best Western Plus Portsmouth/Chesapeake 3235 Western Branch Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 484-5800

90

Yes

No

No

Yes

Candlewood Suites Chesapeake 4809 Market Place, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 405-3030 • (888) 226-3539 • www.candlewoodsuites.com

102

No

No

Yes

Yes

Country Inn & Suites Chesapeake 2122 Jolliff Road, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 966-2727 • (800) 456-4000 • www.countryinns.com/chesapeakeva

82

Yes

No

No

Yes

Extended Stay America - Churchland 3214 Churchland Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 483-9200 • www.extendedstayamerica.com

91

No

No

Yes

No

Hampton Inn & Suites - Chesapeake Square 4449 Peek Trail, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 465-7000 • (800) HAMPTON • www.chesapeakesquaremallsuites.hamptoninn.com

86

Yes

No

Indoor

No

Yes

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 2436 Gum Road, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 465-2222 • (800) 465-4329 • www.hiexpress.com/hotels/us/en/chesapeake/orfpb/hoteldetail

90

Yes

No

Indoor

No

Yes

Rodeway Inn 3244 Western Branch Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 484-6143 • www.rodewayinn.com/hotel-chesapeake-virginia-VA173

48

No

No

No

No

Sleep Inn & Suites 3280 Western Branch Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 638-5000 • (877) 280-3410 • www.choicehotels.com

83

Yes

No

No

Yes

Studios & Suites 4 Less 2424 Gum Road, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 405-3100 • www.studios4less.com

93

No

No

No

No

Super 8 Chesapeake 3216 Churchland Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23321 • (757) 686-8888 • (800) 800-8000 www.super8.com

58

Yes

No

Yes

No

Indoor

Pool

Indoor

Indoor

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Hotel Highlights ■ Spacious guestrooms, each with the Hyatt Grand Bed™ and a 42” flat panel HDTV ■ Complimentary Wi-Fi ■ New complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet™, featuring freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, waffles, French toast, pancakes and steel cut oatmeal, is available daily in our Guest Kitchen

We’ve always believed in serving you a complimentary breakfast, but now it comes with more.

■ Indoor heated swimming pool and patio area ■ 24/7 Guest Kitchen serves made-to-order snacks and entrees ■ Intimate Bakery Café serves Starbucks® specialty coffees, premium beers, cocktails and wines ■ Complimentary onsite parking ■ Complimentary shuttle within a five mile radius ■ Complimentary 24-hour Stay Fit® fitness center with Life Fitness® cardio equipment

Hyatt Place Chesapeake/Greenbrier 709 Eden Way North Chesapeake, VA 23320 Main: 757 312 0020 Group Sales: 757 553 9053 Reservations: 888 492 8847 HyattPlaceChesapeakeGreenbrier.com

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