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Celebrating Memorial Day in Chestertown, MD

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…

Come on down for the Taste of the Town!

Technically, it’s the taste of the Town and County, but that doesn’t make for a snappy headline or a catchy title, does it?? Yes, it’s time for the biggest foodie event of the year, and in 2017 it has reached a milestone: the 10th annual Taste of the Town. Sunday May 7, from noon to…

The Way We Worked: Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit Comes to Chestertown

While the Smithsonian Institution museums are only about 1.5 hours from Chestertown, that’s not exactly right around the corner.  A visit takes a bit of planning, and is usually an all day event. But what if you could visit a Smithsonian exhibit right in your own town? If that sounds good to you, then read…

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.  🙂 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…

30 Year Anniversary at Brampton Inn

Cheers to 30 Years!

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:…

Washington College & Washington’s Birthday

It’s no secret that Chestertown is steeped in history.  So is the entire Eastern Shore of Maryland. In fact, that’s one of the things that  many folks visit us for:  the chance to stay in a pre-civil war building; to tour 19th century homes that have been painstakingly restored; or to visit museums that depict the local history.…