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Consistently ranked among the country’s top 100 best places to live by Money magazine, Chesapeake’s unique blend of urban and rural settings offers a delightful array of shopping, dining venues and cultural activities mixed seamlessly with historic sites, secluded waterways and scenic natural wonders. Situated in the heart of Coastal Virginia, Chesapeake’s convenient, mid-Atlantic location is within 750 miles of two-thirds of the U.S. population and close to neighboring destinations including downtown Norfolk, the Virginia Beach oceanfront and Colonial Williamsburg. Chesapeake’s winning combination of accommodations, meeting venues, attractions and outdoor recreational activities makes it a natural choice among meeting planners, group tour and leisure travelers. Follow Chesapeake on Foursquare for unique tips that are sure to make your trip even better than the last!

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4 places updated April 26, 2012
4 places including Chesapeake Square Mall, Greenbrier Mall, Towne Place at Greenbrier, Carafe Winery
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2 places updated April 26, 2012
2 places including Chesapeake City Park, Chesapeake Planetarium
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8 places updated April 26, 2012
8 places including Kelly's Tavern, Amber Lantern, GameWorks, Sunrise Breakfast Shop
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6 places updated April 23, 2013
6 places including Glencoe Marker, Great Bridge, Seven Patriot Heroes, Pleasant Grove Baptist
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4 places updated April 26, 2012
4 places including Dismal Swamp Canal, Chesapeake Memorial Gardens, Lake Drummond, Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways Historic Park
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10 places updated July 18, 2014
10 places including Great Bridge Locks Park, Bell's Mill Park, Cahoon Plantation Golf Course, Northwest River Park
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    "During the Civil War, 13 African Americans left Cuffeytown to fight for the Union against the oppression in their southern homestate. These brave veterans are honored and buried here."
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    Cemetery
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    "Seven of the 13 African Americans from Cuffeytown who fought against the pro-slavery Confederacy lived near this historical marker."
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    "The plantation home of William Wallace, first lieutenant of the Jackson Greys—a Confederate regiment specializing in cannon warfare in the Civil War."
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    Trail
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    "As a bustling commercial center during the early stages of the Civil War, this village’s unique canal intersection gave the Confederacy a temporary advantage over the Union."
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    Neighborhood
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    "Learn about how the last vestiges of the British army were pushed out of Virginia in the Revolutinary War’s Battle of Great Bridge."
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    "The mall recently celebrated the grand opening of the Cinemark Chesapeake Square Theatre – one of only 10 in the U.S. that features a special XD Extreme Digital Theatre with 3D capabilities!"
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    Mall
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