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

Newlin Grist Mill Brandywine Valley Fall Events

Close up of old stone grist mill with large water wheel and water.

There is so much more to do in the Brandywine Valley than just visit the wonderful DuPont estates which everyone is familiar with.  Next time you come to visit Longwood Gardens, Winterthur the Brandywine River Museum,  or Nemours, make sure … 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

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

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

Travels of the Red Chair Lands in the Brandywine Valley in Pennsylvania

Follow the travels of the Red Chair as it visits bed and breakfasts and inn across the United States. 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