Sleep Inn & Suites Chesapeake - Portsmouth
3280 Western Branch Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23321
Phone: (757) 638-5000
Fax: (757) 638-5007
This 142 acre salt marsh habitat is home to native plants, animals, reptiles, snakes, fox, deer, raccoons, bats, and birds. The preserve is bordered on the south and west by Hoffler Creek, a tributary of the James River, as well as a heavily wooded forest and vast wetlands.
This marina includes a large boatyard, 200 slips, and wide piers.
A 93 acre, beautifully landscaped park along the Western Branch of the Elizabeth River which includes a nine hole executive golf course with a 30 station lighted driving range and a challenging 18 hole natural grass putting course, a three-pier boat ramp, sailboat launch area, state-of-the-art playgrounds, a Pokey Smokey train ride, lighted tennis courts, and picnic shelters with grills.
This full service marina provides complete travel lift service, monthly slip rentals, engine and fiberglass repair services, yacht brokerage, fuel, and towing.
You will find 135 deep slips, a swimming pool, fuel, a ships store, and many more amenities while at this full service marina.
Established on land donated to the Lower Parish of the Anglican Church, this church is one of the oldest landmarks in north Suffolk and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
This full service boating center provides services such as brokerage, dry storage, slips, and travel lifts.
Fort Norfolk is the last of the George Washington authorized harbor-front ports. Set on four acres next to the Elizabeth River, the fort had a significant role in the War of 1812. Sites to be seen include the dungeon, ramparts and barracks, most of which date back to 1810. Located in the historic Ghent area, Fort Norfolk is an interesting and educational outing.
The Naval Medical Center Portsmouth or the Naval Hospital Portsmouth, was constructed by architect John Haviland in 1827. This hospital is known to be the oldest operational hospital in the Navy medical system and is a nationally-recognized center for healthcare services, research and education.
Overlooking the breathtaking Nansemond River, this lovely park includes a variety of natural areas, 12 picnic shelters, a children's playground, nature trails, and a beautiful lake.
The Ghent District spans a huge area and has always been the core of commercial activities of Norfolk. Named after the Belgian city of Ghent, it dates back to 1890 and the district transformed and attuned itself as per the changing times. The Norfolk residents have come together and formed the Ghent Neighborhood League that strives for the preservation of this historical district. While touring Ghent, you can visit tourist attractions like Chrysler Museum of Art and Harrison Opera House. As far as shopping and dining are concerned, plethora of options await you at Ghent.
Situated right near the waterfront in Downtown Norfolk lies this beautiful two-story pagoda, a gift from Taiwan in the early 1980s to honor Virginia's commercial ties with Taiwan. Formally known as the Marine Observation Tower, the pagoda also stands as the centerpoint of the Oriental gardens that surround it. In the gardens, visitors will find traditional features like an arched bridge, cherry trees and waterfalls. A perfect location for a pleasant day outdoors in Norfolk.