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Twigs and Teacups :: Our Favorite Place to Shop in Chestertown!

We are lucky to have an abundance of options for shopping in Chestertown so close to our Chestertown inn. Lots of different types of stores, all great.  If pressed to name a favorite, though, the answer is easy:  Twigs and Teacups This “Gifts and More”-shop has been the go-to place (for 26 years!) when a…

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So Many Festivals! So Much Fun…Here in Chestertown!

When spring turns to summer things kick into high gear here on the Eastern Shore: The warm weather brings EVERYONE out onto the sidewalks during First Fridays. (And now we have 3rd Thursdays to look forward to as well).  Restaurants with al fresco dining instantly increase their seating capacity.  The farmers market is jam packed each…

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The Ultimate Music Experience in Maryland

Are you and your loved one planning a romantic getaway in Maryland this summer? Or maybe you and your family are getting away for a special family vacation together. No matter who you’ll be traveling with, consider staying with us in mid-June so you can catch the National Music Festival. On Maryland’s Eastern Shore in…

Brampton Peach Lassi Recipe

1 1/2 cup cold fat free greek yogurt 2 1/2 cups freshly pureed rip peaches 2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 Tbsp. sugar or more to taste One dash of pure vanilla extract (optional) Directions: Puree all ingredients in blender and refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour. Serve chilled in stem glasses. Add one…

New Growth at the Inn: Springtime is the Best Time!

No matter what Mother Nature says or does, spring IS here. Even though the wind is whipping around like it thinks we’re in Kansas, it’s still spring. This is the time for the obligatory post about new growth and budding flowers, pictures of blooming daffodils and sprouting asparagus. I am happy to oblige, with these…

A Chestertown Learning Vacation: Workshop with a Local Artist

A Unique Maryland Getaway As we’ve mentioned before, Chestertown is home to quite a few artists and artisans who are lucky to be able to make a living with their craft:  a lifestyle that many would like to emulate, but few are able to realize. Taking a year off to apprentice under a master is…

Another pet friendly cottage at our Chestertown Inn

Animal lovers enjoy the atmosphere here at the Brampton Inn.  Not only do we have our very own CATCIERGES, Squeaky and his sidekick Poppy,  but the wildlife and bird watching is top notch.  Those that wish to travel with their dogs have found our pet friendly accommodations to be just what they need.  The demand…

Real Wood Fires :: Maryland Spring Break Getaway

  Of course Mutts is my favorite comic! Well, March has arrived like clockwork and typically, the weather is a mystery.  Today it’s sunny and windy and kind of warm, but in two days we might have some snow on the ground and/or gale force winds!  Not much of a surprise.  No matter what, if…