Neighborhood

Chesapeake: There's Something for Everyone

With a population of nearly 233,000 residents, Chesapeake is the third most populous city in Virginia. Its top employers include the Chesapeake City Public Schools, the City of Chesapeake, Chesapeake Reginal Medical Center, QVC, and Hewlett-Packard. Residents of Chesapeake can enjoy an active lifestyle. Outdoor enthusiasts will have the ability to indulge in long walks in Chesapeake Park, which features 60 acres of open space, dog parks, a Fun Forest Playground, picnic shelters, a skate park, a walking trail, and several courts for volleyball, and basketball. Other activities include gardening at Chesapeake Arboretum and kayaking tours. If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, Norfolk is less than ten miles away from the city. In Norfolk, residents can visit the animals at the Virginia Zoo, learn about naval history at the Nauticus National Maritime Center, and experience breathtaking fine art at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk. Loaded with parks, activities, and convenience, Chesapeake is a great place to call home.