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Step By Step Christmas Decorating at Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast

Mantle decorated with green, gold, and white.

So many people ask where we buy our decorations or how do we do our decorating that I’ve decided to show step by step how to decorate a mantle.  The same steps can be used on a window, a stairway, … Continue reading

Pierre du Pont House Expansion at Longwood Celebrates 100 Years

Longwood Gardens

Pierre du Pont modernized what would later become Longwood Gardens in 1914 with heat, electricity and plumbing and constructed a two-story addition with a library and a courtyard conservatory. Du Pont added modern technology to the conservatory with sash windows … Continue reading

The Wrath of the Gods On Display at Art Museum

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, which is about 30 miles from Hamanassett, will display masterpieces by Rubens, Michelangelo, and Titian in The Wrath of the Gods exhibit. The Wrath of the Gods, which runs through December 6, focuses on Peter Paul Rubens’s masterpiece, … Continue reading

Listen to Live Music at Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens

  Longwood Gardens offers up a magical musical experience with several live performances this fall. Indoor and outdoor, with a beer in hand or without, Longwood provides a great background to take in live music and it’s only about 10 miles … Continue reading

History Surrounds Hamanassett

History of the U.S. and the Brandywine Valley

  There are numerous spots on the National Register of Historic Places right in our backyard. Spend an afternoon touring around town and learn about what once was. We’ve listed a few interesting historic spots below but scroll through the full … Continue reading

Hayrides a Must For Fall


  Autumn means the changing colors of the leafs, smells of wood burning in fireplaces, an abundance of pumpkin spice flavored everything….and hayrides. There’s a tractor out there pulling hay for any type of hayride you want, whether you are looking … Continue reading

Fall Festivals Galore!


  Fall is full of fun activities! Harvest festivals, pumpkin picking, hayrides, haunted attractions, apple fests, scarecrow competitions and pumpkin carving and that’s only about half of the things going on in the area this Fall. Visitphilly.com complied a detailed list … Continue reading

Terror Behind the Walls Will Haunt You

Terror Behind the Walls

It’s a spooky time of year and plenty of Terror Behind the Walls of Eastern State Penitentiary. This massive haunted house offers six haunting attractions inside what was a real prison in Philadelphia. It’s about 40 minutes from Hamanassett and will leave … Continue reading