Top 6 Eastern Shore Restaurants to Ring in the New Year!

  One of the nice things about living in a small town like Chestertown is being able to go out to a really nice dinner at a restaurant without having to call and reserve weeks in advance. For about 360 days of the year, that is. Memorial Day weekend, Graduation weekend and of course, New…

On the Eastern Shore: Top 5 Places to Watch the Sunset

We are very lucky here on the Eastern Shore to have some of the best sunsets around. As there’s nothing more romantic than watching a sunset together (except maybe watching the sunrise, but that’s a different story). These are, in no particular order, the 5 top places we can think of to say adieu to…

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Eastern Shore Weddings and Elopements at the Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn

          About three years ago our Eastern Shore bed and breakfast decided to give hosting weddings and elopements another chance. Years earlier we had tried our hands at big weddings with mixed results. Music that was too loud, cars driving over flowerbeds, intoxicated teenagers and a mother-of-the-bride asking us to cut the grass…

Bicycling Vacation at our Historic Eastern Shore Bed and Breakfast

We have a saying around here: “If it’s early May, then it must be biker week.”  (Bicyclers, that is.)  Each spring and fall, we have the distinct pleasure of hosting two very fine bicycling vacation groups here at our historic eastern shore bed and breakfast. Based in North Carolina, Carolina Tailwinds has been visiting with us…

Fun Loving, Family Friendly Pirates in Rock Hall

For the 4th year in a row, the sleepy waterman’s hamlet of Rock Hall, Maryland is taken over by the Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend, this year on August 12, 13 and 14. Getting bigger and better each year, the festival is full of activities for everyone, including the children or “little swashbucklers.” There is…

Crab Feast on the Porch

This past weekend Brampton Inn hosted a traditional crab feast for guests who wanted to participate: 4 couples joined in on the pounding and cracking of the hard shelled crustacean that is so popular here on the Eastern Shore. The porch tables were decked out with newspapers and rolls of paper towels were shared. Cold…