Chester, Virginia is a great overnight stop. Why? Consider this… you’ve traveled all day, you’re tired, hungry, the kids are wired… you get the picture. What you really need right about then is that perfect overnight stop… an exit where you feel safe and comfortable… an exit with a good mix of accommodations and a variety of eating places… not just fast food. And, maybe a little shopping later before you get back to the motel. The next morning you can gas up nearby and head out. Everything you need conveniently located right off the exit! That’s what makes this Chester, Virginia exit a great overnight stop!

About Chester, Virginia…

Chester is a census-designated place in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The population was 20,987 at the 2010 census. Chester today is a bedroom community along State Route 10. Recent commercial development in Chester has emerged at the sprawling intersection of SR 10 and U.S. Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) near the on-ramp to Interstate 95. The area was damaged by Hurricane Isabel in 2003. Wikipedia

Where to Stay in Chester…

Most of the major lodging chains have locations at this popular exit. These include Budget Inn, Clarion, Comfort Inn, Country Inn and Suites, Courtyard, Days Inn, Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Homewood Suites, InTowne Suites, Quality Inn, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Super 8.

Here are our I-95 Exit Guide recommendations:

Country Inn & Suites, Chester, VA | I-95 Exit Guide
Country Inn and Suites in Chester, Virginia

Where to Eat in Chester…

If you can’t find something to satisfy your hunger at this exit, you’re just too fussy. Casual dining options here include Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chili’s, Cici’s Pizza, Cracker Barrel, Denny’s, Don Pepe Mexican Restaurant, Friendly’s, Hooter’s, IHOP, Logan’s Roadhouse, O’Charley’s Restaurant & Bar, Pizza Hut, Shoney’s and Waffle House.

“We’ve always had good luck eating at the Logan’s Roadhouse at this exit and at other locations along I-95”

Fast food locations at this exit include Burger King, Captain D’s, Chick-fil-A, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Hardee’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonald’s, Panera Bread, Quizno’s, Sonic, Starbucks, Subway, Taco Bell and Wendy’s

Shoney's - Chester, VA | I-95 Exit Guide
Shoney’s Restaurant in Chester, Virginia

If restaurant chain’s aren’t your cup of tea, this exit has several local eateries. These include Dominic’s of New York, Don Papa Grande, Hibachi Kitchen, Peking Chinese Restaurant, Rosa’s Italian Restorante Pizzaria and Tops China Restaurant.

Where to Shop in Chester…

With a little extra time to kill you just may be looking for something to do before you hit the sack. Perhaps you need a few last minute item for the trip. Here are the shopping options available from this exit…

CVS Pharmacy, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Famous Footwear, Food Lion Supermarket, GNC, Home Depot, Kmart, Kohl’s, Kroger Supermarket, Lowe’s, Musician’s Corner, NAPA Auto Parts, Payless ShoeSource, PetCo, Radio Shack, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Sleepy’s, Target, Ukrops Supermarket, Walgreens Pharmacy

Kroger - Chester, VA | I-95 Exit Guide
Kroger Supermarket in Chester, Virginia

Fuel Up and Head Out

One of the reasons we’ve recommended this exit as a great overnight stop is the variety of gas stations… with variety comes competition and with competition comes lower gas prices. Here are your fuel choices at this exit…

Exxon, Kroger, Mobil, Raceway, Shell, Sunoco, and Valero are all available at this exit

If you travel 50 miles more south, you’ll be in Emporia, VA, another recommended stopover exit.

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