2 Historic Tours in Kent County, Maryland

Ahh, January:   quiet times after the flurry of year-end activity.  There is something comforting about the beginning of a new year.  Everything seems a little hushed.  It’s a good time for contemplation, and imagining what you want for your future.  It can also be a good time for reflecting on the past, and this area…

Wine and Cheese Company — New Shop in Chestertown

Chestertown is full of interesting and unique shops, where you’ll likely find things you may not know you needed.  There are gift shops, clothing stores, the nicest bakery, a fun smoothie shop, and of course antiques.  For the longest time, though, there was a niche just waiting to be filled:  But not any more, thanks…

Chili Cook-off event to Benefit Kent County Humane Society

We like our turkey and vegetarian chili here at the Brampton Bed and Breakfast, and if you’ve ever visited us in the winter you may have ordered our chili picnic for one of those nights when you just wanted to stay in by the fire.  Who doesn’t love chili anyway?  If you consider yourself a…

Shop Locally, Eat Locally: New Spots in Chestertown!

Saturday, November 29 is Small Business Saturday: a day we’re all encouraged to shop at locally owned small businesses.  There is certainly no shortage of great shops in Chestertown; in fact, this past year has seen the arrival of even more. Just about a mile from the inn, on High Street, there is a cluster of new…

2 Fun Maryland Events in April!!

Each April we see the start of the “weekend festival season” at our bed and breakfast in Maryland. The warmer weather is always an enticement to spend time outdoors, and it’s especially nice if there’s an event to attend. Earth Day is on April 22nd this year and on the 20th (Saturday) Chestertown will throw…

Chestertown MD is Crazy for “Crazy Days” – the Best Sidewalk Sale!

The temperature isn’t the only thing that’s hot at the end of July in Chestertown MD:  it’s the prices at Crazy Days:  the best sidewalk sale ever, held in the historic district of town on July 26-28, 2012.  The merchants set up outside their shops, and prices are slashed to move inventory and make room for…

Top 5 Entertainment Venues in and around Chestertown, MD

See a play. Watch a movie. Hear the chorale. View an old silent film. Dance to a swing band. Go to an open-mic night. All answers to the most frequently asked question: “If I come to Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn, what is there to do?” Here are the Top 5 Entertainment Venues in Chestertown, MD: 1. The Garfield…