Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty Chester

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Chester. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, shopping and bird watching. Edgar Allan Poe Museum and St. John's Episcopal Church are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Chester

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Chester a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parker's Battery Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Iron Bridge Sports Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Pocahontas State Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Swaders Sports Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Petersburg National Battlefield Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Presquile National Wildlife Refuge (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Chester is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parker's Battery Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Henricus Historical Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Dutch Gap Conservation Area (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Point of Rocks Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Richmond National Battlefield Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Pocahontas State Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Chester

Fly into Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Chester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 32 holiday lettings around Chester. From 17 Houses to 10 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chester?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chester:

  • Fan District: 27 holiday homes
  • Museum District: 19 holiday homes
  • Near West End: 15 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 26 holiday homes
  • Monroe Ward: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Chester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Chester. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Point of Rocks Park: 96 holiday lettings
  • Dutch Gap Conservation Area: 116 holiday lettings
  • Presquile National Wildlife Refuge: 105 holiday lettings
  • Parker's Battery Park: 113 holiday lettings
  • Iron Bridge Sports Park: 115 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Chester listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Chester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Chester. Our other popular types of Chester holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Boats: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Houseboats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Chester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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