First Friday…and what Spring is supposed to look like…

It’s not as  if we WANT to keep talking about the weather, but what choice is mother nature really giving us?? A long, rough winter, no spring to speak of, thunder storms, tornadoes and incessant rain! Fortunately for everyone, there does seem to be light at the end of the tunnel:  the forecast for the…

7th Annual Chestertown Taste of the Town : Kent County Maryland

This Sunday April 27  marks the 7th Annual Taste  of the Town in Chestertown, MD, a smorgasbord of local chefs, local food, local wine, and local beer, all up for grabs (well, except for the chefs!) downtown in Fountain Park.  Over the years it’s really grown  into a popular event for locals and visitors alike.  There…

Spring has sprung, and so has the ASPARAGUS!

One of the true harbingers of spring is the appearance of the first stalks of asparagus popping through the soil in the garden.  We are so excited that this year one of our 3 asparagus patches will be ready to harvest.  (You have to wait 3 years after the first planting to reap the benefits,…

Upgrades at the Inn

We’re officially a few weeks into spring now, and dare I say it?  Winter is finally over. This is the time of year that most people think about “spring cleaning” and sprucing up.  Well, for us that kind of stuff happens in the winter months, when the inn is a little quieter.  The chances that…

Select Registry ‘Vacation of a Lifetime’ Winners Visit Us!

If you’ve ever visited the Brampton Inn, then you are also aware of Select Registry, a collection of high-caliber inns all throughout North America.  To belong to this group, an inn or bed and breakfast must meet certain criteria, and are subject to surprise inspections every year or so to ensure that the standards are…

Maryland Cycling Vacations at the Brampton Inn

Kent County Maryland has long been known as a haven for bicyclists.  Mile after mile of flat and scenic roads, low traffic density, and our proximity to water all add up to one heck of a destination for a cycling vacation. The Brampton Inn has been hosting guided cycling vacations for years now.  Folks get together and…

It’s Springtime, so it’s time for the Locavore Literary Festival!

Hang in there folks, spring really is just around the corner; even if it might not seem like it. For the last 4 years, early spring has meant the arrival of one of our favorite events of the year, the Locavore Literary Festival.  Presented by the Center for Environment and Society at Washington College,  the festival features…

Winter in Maryland : Relaxing March Getaways

We heard the other day that a record number of airline flights have been cancelled this past winter due to snow and ice storms; more than any other winter since this sort of thing has been tracked.  Which is why it’s always nice to be able to have a getaway planned that’s within driving distance…