Brandywine Blog

Stay Dry With These Fabulous Brandywine Valley Museums

Occasionally, the weather may not be conducive to outdoor activities, but fear not! Chester County's Brandywine Valley boasts an array of indoor attractions waiting to be explored. Museums offer a fantastic opportunity to stay cozy and dry during the winter season. Below is a compilation of venues…

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Brandywine Valley's Equestrian Tradition

Chester County’s rolling hills have long been the scene of world- class equestrian activities. Spring begins the season and every weekend in May majestic horses race along the countryside. Plan a tailgating weekend with friends and catch the excitement. The season takes off with the 77th Running of…

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Ride Through Brandywine Valley's Covered Bridges

Covered bridges line the countryside of Chester County’s Brandywine Valley. A drive through the region to view and photograph these charming bridges is a safe and fun activity. The ride outlined below is laid out geographically; a convenient map can be found at the end of this post. Bridges are…

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St. Peter’s Village is a Step Back in Time

A trip to St Peter’s Village is like a step back in time. This charming 19th century industrial village, narrow and just a ¼ mile in length, is on the National Register of Historic Places. The main street, St Peter’s Road, runs parallel to the rocky French Creek, which adds to the charm and unique…

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10 Must-See Hidden Gems In The Brandywine Valley

While Longwood Gardens is one of the most visited attractions in Chester County, Pennsylvania, there are lesser known worthy hidden gems that beckon travelers to visit. Here are 10 unique locations that you will only find in Chester County’s Brandywine Valley . WHARTON ESHERICK MUSEUM Wharton…

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Vintage Rides In The Brandywine Valley

Antique automobiles are things of beauty and enjoying them along the backdrop of the bucolic Brandywine Valley Countryside is spectacular. Get your motor running with a look at the evolution of transportation and plan to stay the night as delectable restaurants, wineries and breweries are also a…

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Stay Cool Indoors With These 15 Brandywine Valley Museums

As the weather heats up, museums are a phenomenal way to keep cool and comfortable in the summer. Here is a list of locations in the Brandywine Valley that have indoor exhibits to get you out of hot or rainy weather. Several locations, like Longwood Gardens, have attractions both inside and outside…

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Where To Find The Perfect Christmas Tree in Brandywine Valley

The weekend after Thanksgiving is a time when hundreds of families will travel out into the country air and begin the season by picking out their Christmas Tree. There are many locations through out Chester County where you can either pick and cut your own tree, or you can pick a pre-cut tree. Here…

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How to Plan the Perfect Brandywine Valley Road Trip

Discover the best of the Brandywine Valley on a scenic drive through Pennsylvania and Delaware, using this great article shared by U.S. News & World Report. “ The Brandywine Valley National Scenic Byway has so many mansions it’s been dubbed “Chateau Country,” so many gardens that it’s part of…

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Chester County’s ‘Hot Bed of Abolition’

By Steven Hoffman Chester County PRESS Antebellum Kennett Square played an important role in the Underground Railroad, the network of meeting places, secret routes and safe houses that were used by slaves to escape into free states and Canada in the early- to mid-1800s. The slaves were often helped…

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