Best of Chesterfield 2016

Local Attractions & Leisure

To pay homage to Chesterfield, the area we call home, we decided to compile a list of the Best of Chesterfield, to highlight local destinations and Collington’s prime location.


  • Sugar Shack Donuts

A local favorite. Homemade donuts with numerous specialty flavors including Samoa, salted caramel, and Butterfinger.

  • El Patron

Mexican fare; great for family dining. Honest prices and quick service.

  • Biggs BBQ

Patrons have said Biggs BBQ has the “best barbeque in town” and is known for their big servings.

  • Made in Asia

Thai/Asian fusion restaurant with sushi and friendly staff.

  • Historic Beach Station

A hidden-gem, this converted historic home near Pocahontas State Park provides classic American fare.

  • Pescados

Fresh, contemporary Caribbean restaurant with delicious seafood dishes. Voted #1 restaurant in Midlothian by Trip Advisor!


Outdoor Activities

  • Pocahontas State Park

Escape the busy Richmond city and spend time at this 7,950 acre park. Hike along multiple trails, go beaver-spotting by the creek, or rent paddle boats.

  • Pony Pasture

Located in Richmond’s charming West End, Pony Pasture is a great area to hike along the river or engage in kayaking or raft tours.

  • Henricus Historical Park

Henricus Park in Chester hosts food trucks in the summer, making for an excellent family outing. The park is also known for their historical tours and re-enactments.


Health & Wellness

  • Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa

A fairly new day spa off of Hull St Rd offering different types of massages and skincare services in a calming environment. Prices are know for being more reasonable than other well-know spas.

  • Swift Creek Family YMCA

Fitness that the whole family can participate in. Known for their accommodating and friendly staff.

  • Destro Chiropractic

Always bothered by a sore back and neck? Visit Dr. Destro in Chester for help with chronic headaches, arthritis, and general neck & back pain.


New Business Openings

  • Fresh Market

New Fresh Market located at 288 and Hull Street Rd.

  • Shops at Stonehedge Village

This new shopping center, located off of Midlothian Turnpike is expected to open in Summer 2016. It will contain a highly-anticipated Wegmans, Hair Cuttery, Lay-Z-Boy, Orange Theory Fitness, and more.


As you can see, Chesterfield has so much to offer and even more to come! Stay tuned for more new business openings.