The Best National Parks Right in Your Back Yard

The National Park Service is celebrating its centennial this year.  August 25 was the official date, but all year long there has been a big media push to get folks out and enjoy the parks, as well as promoting the second 100 years of stewardship of these national treasures.  When you hear “National Park”, perhaps the Grand…

Downrigging Weekend is Almost Here!

One of the biggest weekends of the year here in Chestertown is coming up soon:   “Down-rigging”, denoting the end of the sailing season, has over the past 15 years grown to be a weekend long festival filled with tall ships, music, food, fireworks, lectures, races, films, classic cars and wooden boats. And fun!  Always…

Maryland Thanksgiving

Got plans? Thanksgiving Dinner awaits!

Do you procrastinate?  Or are you a planner?   Everything is relative ….. So, are you in the camp that says “Whoa, Thanksgiving is right around the corner!”  OR, those that say, “Slow down, it’s still hot out, there’s plenty of time to make plans!” ?? Either way, this post is for you. Once again, this…

Falling into Autumn with a Killer Puffed Pancake Recipe

Late August into early September… It’s the time of year when we can’t help but notice a yellowing leaf here or there, or a surprising day without debilitating humidity, and we start to dream about fall…..  isn’t it everyone’s favorite time of year? We have talked about it before, here,  and here.  If it’s late August,…

Getting ready for Fall Festival Season!

    Summer lasts roughly 14 weeks:  June 20 to September 21.  So why is it that when August rolls around, and it’s quite literally the middle of the summer, everyone starts acting like summer is over and it’s all about back to school and Halloween decorations??  Slow it down, people.   Life is short,…

Passing the torch.

This past July 4th marked 29 years since Danielle and Michael moved into the house known as “Brampton”.  With 18-month-old Sophie, and a teenage Lucas in tow, they opened the doors to the Brampton Bed and Breakfast Inn 5 months later on December 12, 1987.   There were 2 rooms on the second floor available (Yellow or…

Peak Peach Pickin’ Season is Almost Here!

Late summer in Maryland means perfect peak peach pickin’ season! (Say that five times fast.) Guests of our Maryland inn love to visit in Late July and August to take part in the Pick-Your-Own excitement! Godfrey’s Farm is the best place to pick some of Maryland’s finest summer fruit. Located in Queen Anne’s County on the…

Young kissing couple under big tree with swing at sunset

HOT Summer Events Coming to Chestertown

July is a HOT month. The temperatures rise and so do the choices of things to do in Chestertown! Our summer guests always look forward to the best of the best summer events that take place in Chestertown near our Maryland bed and breakfast this time of year. Music in the Park Concert Series The…