Pocahontas State Park
Find out what Pocahontas was singing about at the Pocahontas State Park. You really will get an appreciation for nature here as the facilities are kept immaculate so all can enjoy the great outdoors. This park is massive, allowing you to participate in whatever adventure your heart desires. Whether it is hiking or boating, camping or picnicking, your entire party is sure to have a good time here. You can also chill out at their aquatic center or learn more about its history at the Civilian Conservation Corps museum. Fish in their lakes or ride a horse on the more than 80 miles of trails.
Get a taste of what the olden days were like in Chesterfield at Magnolia Grange. This plantation house is a Virginia historic landmark built back in 1822. The name comes from the magnolia trees that used to circle the front lawn. Journey inside as you admire the sophisticated design of the house, including elaborate carvings on mantels and intricate ceiling medallions. Furnished with authentic pieces from the period, the house really makes you feel like you have stepped back into the 19th century. Take a piece of history with you as you browse through the gift shop, hosted by the Chesterfield Historical Society.
Virginia is not exactly known for its Mexican food, but that did not stop Tres Machos from wowing the town with its dynamic south of the border cuisine. Locals rave that the food at Tres Machos is some of the best Mexican food they have ever had. The service is always friendly and attentive, and the prices are always affordable. Get a babysitter for the kids and come during happy hour to enjoy their incredibly inexpensive margaritas. Bring the whole family along and you are sure to have a good time at this local favorite.