Old Fashioned Colonial Christmas at Colonial Plantation in Pennsylvania

Wearing a white gown topped by a red velvet cape trimmed in gold white, Father Christmas stands on the porch of the farm house.

Christmas at the Colonial Plantation in Media, Pennsylvania   December 5, 2016 from 11 AM – 4 PM Longing for an old fashion Christmas this year.  On December 5, 2016 be sure to visit the Colonial Plantation in Media, Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

Colonial Pennsylvania Planatation Fall Events

View life in the Middle Ages at Pennsylvania's Colonial Plantation

While summer may be winding down, events in and near the Brandywine Valley in southeast Pennsylvania are ramping up.  Its time to start planning for fall and winter getaways.   Between now and the New Year there are museums, gardens, … Continue reading

Brandywine Treasures Passports Available at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast

Mansion of Hagley Museum with tulips in foreground.

The following Brandywine Valley attractions are included:   Longwood Gardens, Winterthur,  Brandywine River Museum (Wyeth Museum), Hagley, Nemours Mansion and Gardens, Mount Cuba, Delaware Art Museum, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts,  Delaware Museum of Natural History, The Read House and Rockwood … Continue reading

Celebrate Our Flag’s 238th Birthday in Philadelphia

Betsy Ross holding the original flag in Philadelphia.

My how time flies.  This year is our flag’s 238th birthday and you don’t want to miss the celebration at the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia.  Festivities begin June 13 and will continue will activities through the week until June … Continue reading

Brandywine Battlefield in the Brandywine Valley Open Again

Two hundred year old stone house

  Did you know that the largest battle fought during the American Revolution (or as the British refer to it The War for American Independence) was right here in the Brandywine Valley?  The British were trying to capture Philadelphia which … Continue reading

Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate at Penns Woods Winery in the Brandywine Valley

We really love the wine at Penns Woods Winery in the Brandywine Valley and what could be better than pairing wine with cheese or chocolate or both!  Each weekend in February you can taste wines they have specifically chosen to … 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

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