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Chesapeake Uncovered

Chesapeake Uncovered

In Chesapeake the best things can happen in the smallest of moments. They're in a fresh discovery or a family tradition. Here you can take a path to discovery and our blog is one of the best ways to learn about happenings off the beaten path.

Mar 2017
Create Lifelong Memories Under the Chesapeake Night Sky

Stars bring with them a sense of pure wonderment—but step away from the city lights of Chesapeake and you’ll have an even more awe-inspiring view of the cosmos....more

Mar 2017
Just Wanna Have Fun?

Then bail on the boys for a girls’ getaway. Whether your ideal long weekend is filled with relaxing afternoons or nights out on the town, in Chesapeake you’ll find the perfect way to let your hair down....more

Mar 2017
Where Saying 'For the Birds' is a Good Thing

Whether you’re a practicing ornithologist or you just bought your first set of binoculars, Chesapeake is a birder’s paradise. Locations like The Great Dismal Swamp Canal Trail and Northwest River Park are perfect to post up and catch a glimpse of nature in flight....more

Feb 2017
Think You Know Chesapeake? Take a Hike.

Just when you thought you knew Chesapeake, you discover a whole new side of the city – and yourself in the process. Visitors from all walks of life and areas of the country unearth inner peace from the sights and sounds of Chesapeake’s hidden treasure: hiking trails....more

Feb 2017
Coastal Virginia Visitors Regret Missing Chesapeake

Taking a trip to Coastal Virginia? The ocean isn’t the only place to experience unforgettable water sports. Experience some of the best nature Virginia has to offer right here in Chesapeake....more

Feb 2017
Get Away Right Next Door at Elizabeth River Park

It can be for five minutes or five hours. The fact is: No matter who you are or what you do, you deserve an escape. In Chesapeake, you can find it at Elizabeth River Park....more

Feb 2017
Top 5 Reasons to Chesapeake and Chill

Parks, picnics, food, festivals – everyone comes to Chesapeake for the great outdoors, but did you know you need to head inside to experience one of the city’s coolest attractions?...more

Jan 2017
Escape to 763 Acres of Natural Beauty at Northwest River Park

Isn’t it time you made nature your home for the weekend? Here at Northwest River Park and Campground, your front door is 763 acres of natural beauty and recreation, and your only incoming calls are the mutters of black bears, bald eagles and the scurrying of 70 species of reptiles and amphibians....more

Jan 2017
Looking for an Affordable, Unique Getaway? Try Camping.

Camping is more than just time outside. It’s time outside the norm, well-spent. It’s recounting family stories with loved ones beneath a blanket of stars. It’s discovering new laughs on unfamiliar trails. It’s creating moments that unplug you from technology and connect you to each other....more

Dec 2016
Holiday Cheer is Here in Chesapeake

This holiday season, Chesapeake is the home of spirit and cheer. From live orchestra performances to the chance to cut your own Christmas tree, you and your family and friends are sure to find the perfect event to fill you with holiday wonder....more

Dec 2016
Local Chesapeake Shops with Uniquely Perfect Gifts

Have you ever been shopping for someone special, but everywhere you go it feels like the same old stuff? Then you need to get out to Chesapeake, where our local shops sell one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone. Here are some local Chesapeake shops with uniquely perfect gifts for your special someone. And while you’re here, pick up a little something for yourself....more