Celebrating Memorial Day in Chestertown, MD

American Flag Display for Memorial Day

The end of May signifies many things: the unofficial start of summer, excitement about imminent graduations, beach traffic, permission to wear white pants. (That’s not really still a thing, is it??) And of course, the end of May brings Memorial Day, a federal holiday meant to set aside time to reflect upon and honor those…

Growing the Garden

An innkeeper’s work is never done: isn’t that a saying? If not, it should be. There is always something that needs fixing, or maintaining, or replacing, or tweaking… and if there isn’t, well then it’s time to start a new project. It’s great work for folks that don’t like to sit still. ¬†ūüôā For 30…

Valentine’s Day & Everyday: Show the Love!

We always say every day is Valentine’s Day here at the Brampton Inn! ¬†And it really is in a way: all year long, most of our guests are here¬†trying to shake up the routine and keep the magic alive. But, we get it. Life is hectic¬†and sometimes these small celebratory moments get lost in the…

Cheers to 30 Years!

30 Year Anniversary at Brampton Inn

30 Years, 30 Winners! 2017 marks our 30th anniversary of opening Brampton Inn! As we get ready for the new year, we’d like to extend a big thank you to our guests and celebrate with a new contest. Thirty lucky winners will receive¬†a $50 Gift Card to our romantic Maryland Inn! Here’s how you enter:…

Winter is Coming; So are the Hunters!

A Hunter's Paradise

After almost 30 years of running the Brampton Inn, we have quite a collection of favorite stories that make us laugh. One funny story is from the very early days, when the slow winter months were salvaged mainly by groups of hunters.¬† These folks would use the towels in the rooms to clean up after…

Got plans? Thanksgiving Dinner awaits!

Maryland Thanksgiving

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,…

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…