Chesapeake, VA, ranked as 3rd most boring city

Bird flying by Jim Brickett on Flickr


CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY)Chesapeake has the unwanted distinction of being the third most boring city in the U.S., according to a list by Movoto Real Estate.

The company crunched the numbers by the following criteria: Amount of nightlife, live music venues, the number of parks and outdoor activities available, and the number of non-fast food restaurants.

Number one on the list was Lubbock, Texas followed by North Las Vegas, Nevada.

Norfolk was also on the list at number 31. says: "At No. 3 we have a very pretty city, Chesapeake. It’s got a diverse population and even a thriving economy. However, it is also has a fat-lot of nothing to do.

To start, there was a distinct lack of nightlife and music venues. There were equally few arts amenities, and only a fair amount of active life options on top of that. So this wasn’t exactly an exciting spot, unless you’re really into swamps, birdwatching, or napping.

Did we mention that this place is home to a large portion of the Great Dismal Swamp? Yes, it’s really called that, and yes, we do think that’s fitting."

How do you think it should rank? Do you like that there is not as much night life, etc. as Virginia Beach? Leave your comments below. 

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