Brandywine Valley’s Nemours and Colonial Plantation Now Open

Colonial lady demonstrates how to shear a sheep.

As usual, there is so much to do in the Brandywine Valley, especially if you are looking for attractions that allow you to have safe distancing.   Let’s start with Nemours, one of the DuPont estates.  Located just over the Pennsylvania/Delaware … Continue reading

Brandywine Valley During the Winter Season and a Special Discount

Goodbye and good riddance 2020 and welcome 2021!  It may be cold outside but there are plenty of indoor attractions open in the Brandywine Valley.   Longwood Gardens is extending its “A Longwood Christmas” through January 17, 2021.    After that … Continue reading

Amazing Things To Do In the Brandywine Valley

Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square offers concerts and fountain shows throughout the summer.

Why visit the Brandywine Valley?  Located just 30 minutes southwest of Philadelphia and 30 minutes north of Wilmington, De., we are convenient to Washington, DC, New York, and Baltimore, Md. We are still following all the safety protocols of the … Continue reading

All Aboard for All Railroad and Train Buffs

A vintage train winds through the bright green scenery in Pennsylvania.

Who would have thought that the Brandywine Valley and areas nearby would be a treasure trove of museums and vintage trains for the railroad buff.  Ride the Rails on a vintage train –  September 29, October 6, 13, 20, November … Continue reading

Underground Railroad

Photos of important people involved in the Underground Railroad including Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglas.

The Brandywine Valley in Southeast Pennsylvania was a major route for the Underground Railroad. The underground railroad was a network made up of homes, churches, and farms where slaves intent of becoming free could be secreted on their journey from … Continue reading

Costumes of Netflix The Crown Now at Winterthur Country Estate

Mannequins displaying the dress and robe for the coronation ceremony.

Many thanks to the Chester County Visitors Bureau for arranging for hospitality professionals  in the Brandywine Valley to attend a private showing of the new exhibit at Winterthur, “Costuming the Crown”.  This exhibit is all  about Netflix’s highly popular show, … Continue reading