The City of Chesapeake offers an excellent education, secured jobs, reasonable cost of living, safe environment, business opportunities, and recreational activities. It is one of the largest cities in Virginia (by land area) and ranked the state's 17th richest city in 2019.
You will never have an idle day when you are in Chesapeake. There are a lot of things to do and places to visit here. If you love outdoor activities, the parklands of Chesapeake are the perfect places for you to visit. Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways Park has so much to offer. One traveller’s review says, “It's a true quaint little gem of a place. Great for photography and watching beautiful boats go by.”
One of Chesapeake’s most visited attractions is the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. This place is rumored to be the inspiration of one of Edgar Allan Poe’s poems, “The Raven”. The city is also the home of Battlefield Park, created to commemorate the the Battle of Great Bridge; if you are history buff they offer free tours. To learn more about what Chesapeake, VA has to offer, visit the city's official website at http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/