[This is Part 6 in a series about places to live near in Hampton Roads, Virginia]
Whether you are stationed at Norfolk Naval Base (NOB), Portsmouth Naval Hospital, NAS Oceana, or Portsmouth Shipyards, there are a lot of fun areas to visit while living in Hampton Roads. If you are PCSing to Hampton Roads soon, you might want to check out these different areas when house hunting. Lots of military families live near these great landmarks.
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#13 Greenbrier Shopping Center in Chesapeake, VA
#14 Harbour View in Suffolk, VA
Searching for military homes for rent or sale? Consider Chesapeake or North Suffolk:
#13 Greenbrier Shopping Center
Greenbrier Shopping Center is a huge outdoor shopping center, primarily stocked with chain stores. There is a mall and streets of outdoor shopping including Bed Bath Beyond, Michaels Arts and Crafts, Babies R Us, Target, Best Buy and many more. Here is a list of restaurants within the Greenbrier mall area. My favorites are Taste Unlimited, Bakers Crust, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Abuello Mexican restaurant.
Nearby Neighborhoods: Read reviews of nearby neighborhoods. (disclaimer: I am not as familiar with the neighborhoods in this area so I am sure there are lots of great neighborhoods not mentioned. If you have lived in this area, please leave a review so we can add it to the list.)
#14 Harbour View
This is a newer area with really nice restaurants and shops.
My favorite casual restaurant is the Broken Egg and favorite fine dining it Vintage Tavern.
This location is ideal if your spouse might work at Norfolk Naval Station (NOB) and Newport News Shipyards or anywhere North of the tunnel in the Cities of Hampton, Newport News, Yorktown, Williamsburg areas.
NOTE: No matter where you chose to live in Hampton Roads, make sure you think about how the tunnel systems will affect your commute.
(Read Part 5 of this series about #10 Mt. Trashmore, #11 Landstown Commons , #12 Town Center )
What are your favorite areas of Hampton Roads?
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