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Ground Transportation

Chesapeake City Park is conveniently located about 2.3 miles from Interstate 64 at Exit 289, Greenbrier Parkway.  The park is about 1 hour and 50 minutes south of Richmond (Virginia’s capitol) and 20 minutes from Downtown Norfolk, 25 minutes from Norfolk International Airport and about 30 minutes from the ocean front at Vir...

Ground Transportation

Chesapeake City Park is conveniently located about 2.3 miles from Interstate 64 at Exit 289, Greenbrier Parkway.  The park is about 1 hour and 50 minutes south of Richmond (Virginia’s capitol) and 20 minutes from Downtown Norfolk, 25 minutes from Norfolk International Airport and about 30 minutes from the ocean front at Virginia Beach.  

Air Transportation:

Newport News / Williamsburg International Airport (PHF)

Newport News / Williamsburg International Airport is a mere 5 miles from Newport News Park.  Although a slightly smaller airport, airlines include Allegiant, Delta, Frontier, PeoplExpress, and US Airways.

Their website is www.flyphf.com



Norfolk International Airport - (ORF)

Norfolk International Airport is about 32 miles southeast , and approximately a 45 minute drive in traffic.  ORF is a major airport in the area and services American Airlines, Delta, Southwest, United, US Airways, as well as several smaller airlines.  

Their website is www.takeorf.com



Richmond International Airport - (RIC)

Richmond International Airport is about 55 miles northwest, and approximately an hours drive.  This is also a major airport in the region and services Airtran, American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, United, US Airways, Air Canada and Vision Airlines.

Their website is www.flyrichmond.com

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Lodging

It IS Labor Day weekend, and thus lodging will be at a premium  Here are some options.

Camping

Northwest River Park is approximately 17 miles/25 minutes from Chesapeake City Park.  It is a large city park located in southern Chesapeake near the North Carolina line.  They have a beautiful campground with bath house and a couple air conditioned cabins.  Visit this website for information about location and pricing.

http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/government/City-Departments/Departments/parks-recreation-tourism/parks/nwrp_1/camping.htm

Chesapeake Campground is located along Rt 17 (George Washington Hwy) near the Dismal Swamp Canal Trail.  You can find more information about them at their website here.

http://www.chesapeakecampgroundva.com/

Virginia Beach KOA Holiday Campground is also about 16 miles/27 minutes from City Park.  It's a very nice KOA close to the ocean front with tent and RV sites and KOA cabins.  More information is available at their website.

http://koa.com/campgrounds/virginia-beach/

Hotels

There are several hotels within 5 miles of City Park.  Here is a partial list.

On Crossways Boulevard

     Courtyard by Marriott Chesapeake Greenbrier

     Fairfield Inns and Suites by Marriott Chesapeake

     Comfort Suites

     Extended Stay America Chesapeake

     Sun Suites of Chesapeake

     Residence Inn by Marriott Chesapeake

     Springhill Suites by Marriott Chesapeake

     Homewood Suites by Hilton

     Hilton Garden Inn Chesapeake/Greenbrier

On Woodlake Drive

     Red Roof Inn Chesapeake Conference Center

     Hampton Inn Norfolk/Chesapeake

     Wingate by Wyndham Chesapeake

     Delta Hotels by Marriott Chesapeake

On Battlefield Boulevard

     Hampton Inn and Suites Chesapeake-Battlefield

     Quality Inn

There are MANY other hotels in Norfolk and Virginia Beach and most would be an easy drive to City Park.  The closer you get to the ocean front the more expensive they will be especially on a holiday weekend.


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