Boat Tours on the Chester River Packet

A cruise on the Chester River Packet is a must to get a feel of the beauty of the Chester River. The relaxing trip up and down the river includes explanations of sites and history. This wonderful boat operates from May through Labor Day and offers a regular schedule on weekends, but is also available…

Chestertown Tea Party — Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations

Chestertown has been celebrating their 1774 Tea Party for years. It’s serious business. Every Memorial Day weekend the town re-enacts the pivotal event of throwing the British tea into the Chester river in protest. Originally, the tea from England was refused since it was being taxed so heavily, and American merchants could not make a…

Fun Activities in Maryland - bicycling

Bicycling on the Eastern Shore

It’s no secret that bicycling on the Eastern Shore of Maryland is one of our favorite fun activities in Maryland. The slightly rolling rural landscape is perfect for those looking for an active getaway. The upper Eastern Shore is dotted with family farms, and all roads lead to the Chester River and many other tributaries…

Fun Activities in Maryland - honey

Honey Bees

A longtime dream of mine has been to keep honey bees! Yes, honey bees, and two things are making this dream finally come true. A dozen years ago we planted a 10 acre field behind the inn and our own house with a cover crop of clover. It has not been touched by herbicides in…

Military Elopements in Maryland

Military Elopements in Maryland

If you or your fiancé are a member of the armed forces, consider a military elopement in Maryland at our romantic oasis and Maryland inn. We are located less than an hour from Dover AF base, and the Annapolis Naval Academy and only an hour and a half from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Fort Mead, Fort…

Crow Vineyard Food and Firepit and fun

The Award Winning Crow Vineyard and Winery

Here at the Brampton Inn, we are excited to be able to offer a brand new special during the months of April through October. Book two nights and receive a voucher to the Crow Vineyard and Winery. Located just minutes from our Maryland bed and breakfast, get ready to tantalize your taste buds and enjoy…

elopement venue and small weddings in maryland

Picture Perfect Elopements and Small Weddings in Maryland

Imagine the simplicity and style of a beautiful setting for elopements or small weddings in Maryland. At the Brampton Inn, we take the pain out of planning so you can relax and celebrate the start of your new life together! Our Chestertown venue is one of the best places to get married in Maryland, where everyone…

Easy Homemade Chocolate Cake

Easy Homemade Chocolate Cake Recipe

Valentine’s Day is a favorite among lovers, and at Brampton we celebrate it all month long! Join us at our romantic Maryland B&B any night in February and you’ll enjoy complimentary chocolate truffles, a rose, and a special gift with your stay. But how did chocolate become linked with Valentine’s Day anyway? What is the…