Brandywine Blog

See the Flower Show, Stay in the Heart of America's Garden Capital

A garden getaway to the Brandywine Valley in early spring must include the spectacular PHS Philadelphia Flower Show from March 2-10, 2024. It is the largest and longest-running horticultural event in the country. The theme for the 2024 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is United by Flowers. The Greater…

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Strokes of Genius: Touring Chester County's Murals

Chester County is a necessary stopping point when discovering Pennsylvania’s art – between the famed Wyeth family and the number of various museums, galleries, and studios in the area, Chester County is a vibrant art hot spot. The creative urges here are strong, and over the past few years artist…

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Book It!

There is a great story around every corner of Chester County’s Brandywine Valley. Bibliophiles will love exploring fantastic independent bookstores, cozying up in a boutique book-themed hotel and more. Read ahead for inspiration, then book a trip. Baldwin’s Book Barn, in the heart of Chester…

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A Sweet Getaway

Candy brings out the children in us all and memories of our favorite treats. The expression “like a kid in a candy shop” says it all as there is such a thrill to see, smell and taste delectable chocolates and other confections. Fine chocolates, fudge, and old-fashioned candies of all shapes and…

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❄️ Ideal Snow Locations for Instagram Photo Ops

Snow in Chester County's Brandywine Valley transforms winter into a enchanting magical wonderland. Choosing the perfect location for capturing breathtaking photos can be a delightful challenge. This curated list simplifies the decision-making process, making it easier for you to select the most…

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Come In From The Cold...

The Brandywine Valley is not only a premier holiday destination but also a warm place to be during the subsequent cold winter months. Museums, the lively arts and the first tastes of spring can help take the chill off the long winter months. Fire your passion for art at the Brandywine Museum of…

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Spring Into the Arts

Spring is a season of beauty and rebirth after a cold winter, so it’s no surprise that is also the season to celebrate the arts. From fine arts by top American artists to an amazing free studio art tour, Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is an art lovers paradise. The Brandywine Museum of Art…

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Celebrate Cycling In The Brandywine Valley

Chester County’s rolling hills and charming towns are the perfect playground for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts at a myriad of cycling events. The cycling season is vibrant in Chester County’s Brandywine Valley and one may participate or enjoy the spectacle. Here are some of the upcoming…

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Du Pont Chateaus and Gardens

The Brandywine Valley has inspired many to greatness. World-renowned museums and gardens made famous by the legacy of the du Pont family cover the Brandywine Countryside, evoking a European experience, while located just minutes from Philadelphia. The du Pont family’s influence can be traced…

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Brandywine Museum of Art's Wyeth Studio Tours

Situated along the beautiful Brandywine River is the Brandywine Museum of Art. It is known for its outstanding collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting as well as an unparalleled collection of works by three generations of the Wyeth family of artists. Within minutes…

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