Located in West Ghent is one of our smaller sized neighborhoods, Chelsea. With the Elizabeth River Trail (ERT) running through the neighborhood, it is one of the most walkable and bikeable in the city.

Quick Tips:


VIBE: undeniably local

KNOWN FOR: Breweries, walkability and being pet-friendly

Must See and Do

Elizabeth River Trail

Major Events

Chelsea West Fest

Pet Friendly

Chelsea is filled to the brim with pet-friendly patios and breweries, in fact it's harder to find a place you can’t take your dog to in Chelsea. Dogs are sure to make friends on the covered patio at Benchtop Brewing, enjoy a doggy beer at The Birch and can share a burger with their human by the fire pit at Torch Bistro.

Best Ways to Get Around

Rentable Bikes and Scooter and Bike Share Programs

Rent bikes from Pedego's Downtown location or look for Lime scooters and bikes.


Chelsea is a few small blocks, connected by pathways and trails.