Philadelphia Area is Garden Capital of America

A riot spring blooms at Longwood Gardens

Did you know there are over 30 gardens in the Philadelphia area and Hamanassett is within 30 minutes of most of them?   Planted so that every season is colorful, you’ll find special events throughout the year for the family to … Continue reading

Treat Mom to Mother’s Day in the Brandywine Valley

Winterthur A Country Estate boasts 1000 acres of woodlands and flowers

Why not give Mom memories and the day off rather than stuff this Mother’s Day?  To help you out, we are offering a  Mother’s Day Special at Hamanassett.  Stay any two nights the weekend  of Mother’s Day from May 11, … Continue reading

2018 Philadelphia Flower Show and Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza

A blue water pond surrounded by purple flowers and tropical greenery.

The Christmas wrapping is tossed out, you’ve recuperated from New Year’s Eve, so now what?  No need to wait until spring for the wonders of gardening.   It isn’t too soon to start thinking about the Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood … Continue reading

Chanticleer Garden Biggest Little Garden You’ll Ever See

Find out what is in bloom throughout the season at Chanticleer Garden.

As I’ve bragged here before, Philadelphia and the surrounding area is known as the Garden Capitol of the United States.  And one of the most over looked gardens is Chanticleer.  Located just 25 minutes from Hamanassett and 30 minutes west … Continue reading

Brandywine Treasures Passports Available at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast

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

Hamanassett Gardens Featured by Select Registry

Enjoy the gardens and koi pond in the Brandywine Valley.

We are proud that when Select Registry wrote about 21 beautiful gardens and grounds Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast was included.  In addition to our beautiful grounds which includes our koi pond with waterfall you can visit world famous Longwood Gardens, … Continue reading

Winterthur in March Brings Spring Events

Winterthur’s museum, gardens and library are a prefect place to see Spring bloom into action. In March, Winterthur offers numerous events for guests and it is only about 13 miles from Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast. In the Winterthur Galleries, visitors can view A … Continue reading

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

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