Yuletide at Winterthur

The Marlboro Room at Winterthur where the family gathered to unwrap their packages.

The Brandywine Valley is blessed with a multitude of beautiful attractions during the Christmas season.   Everyone knows of Longwood Gardens, of course.  Other du Pont estates in our area include Hagley and Nemours Mansion and Gardens.  The  One of the most spectacular … Continue reading

Why does Huffington Post Recommend Staying at Bed & Breakfasts

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Just had to share the article from Huffington Post from April of 2014.  You can’t get a much better recommendation than the Huffington post.   It points out that the old ideas of a bed and breakfast such as sharing … Continue reading

Brandywine Valley Wineries Fall Festival

Time for a grape stompin’ good time in the Brandywine Valley.  The six wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail are celebrating their 2014 harvest the next two weekends (September 27 & 28 and October 4 & 5) from 12 … Continue reading

Restaurant Week in Brandywine Valley 9-8 through 9-13-14

It always amuses me when potential guests call and ask if we have any good restaurants in the Brandywine Valley.  We have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to dining which includes steak houses,  Italian, Continental, farm to table … Continue reading

Christmas at Longwood Gardens in the Brandywine Valley

I just came across a fabulous web site if you still need inspriation to come the Brandywine Valley during the Holiday Season.  The web site is www.donnan.com/Longwood-Christmas.htm and it has fabulous pictures as well as the sounds of Justin Hartz who led a Christmas carole sing-along … Continue reading