Chocolate and Wine in the Brandywine Valley All Month Long in February

    The wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail are offering chocolate and wine tastings all during the month of February.  I can’t think of a better way to warm the heart of your sweetie and reason for getting … Continue reading

Longwood Gardens Presents Orchid Extravaganza

The Orchid Extravaganza presented by Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania is one of the most anticipated events of the year.  We at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast look forward to it every year after months of cold weather, snow, gray skies … Continue reading

Romance at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast in the Brandywine Valley

The Brandywine Valley is a beautiful  place to visit any time of the year but it is at its most magical during the Chjrostmas season.  Every attraction is decked out for the season and Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast is no … Continue reading

All Aboard for All Railroad and Train Buffs

This is the time of year to really get your fix of trains.  Every year the Brandywine River Museum, six miles from Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast, devotes an entire room to their O-gauge railroad display.  It includes five rains running … Continue reading

Celebrating 12 Years in Business at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast

We’ve just completed 12 years of operating Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast in the Brandywine Valley thanks to all our wonderful guests who have returned year after year and referred their family and friends to us.   We’ve seen guests get engaged, come … Continue reading

Brandywine Valley Named a Top Road Trip by Forbes

Those of us lucky enough to live in this beautiful area are well aware of how special it is.  Wineries, great restaurants, magnificent attractions such as Longwood Gardens, Winterthur, Brandywine River Museum, and the Colonial Plantation to name just a few are … Continue reading

Kennett Square Pennsylvania Brewfest Coming Up

Although the Brandywine Valley is known for its wine trail and the many wonderful wineries in the area, those you prefer suds aren’t forgotten.  Every fall there is a celebration of all things hops and barley with samples from over … Continue reading

National Bacon Day, Labor Day, and the Brandywine Valley

Who doesn’t love bacon?  For several years I’ve seen lots of new recipes with bacon including bacon ice cream.  I just learned that there is a National Bacon Day celebrated every Labor Day (okay, I’m a little behind on the … Continue reading

July 4 and Beyond in the Brandywine Valley

There is so much to do in the next few weeks in the Brandywine Valley.   Of course, one of the biggest and most popular is the fireworks and fountains show at Longwood Gardens.  Did you know Longwood was recently voted … Continue reading

Enjoy Spring in the Brandywine Valley at Longwood Gardens

SPRING BLOOMS AT LONGWOOD GARDENS The Brandywine Valley has more smiles per miles than any other countryside region I can think of.  Today I’m only sharing upcoming events at Longwood Gardens.  Later I will add some of the other attractions’ … Continue reading