Brandywine Blog

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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Summer Family Fun

Bring the family to Brandywine Valley this summer where you can fly over the countryside in a helicopter, explore magical gardens or climb into a treehouse. There is a surprise (and ice cream!) around every corner. Longwood Gardens is the ideal place for family fun. Longwood Gardens’ Children’s…

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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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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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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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Into the Woods

Trees are an intrinsic part of the Brandywine Valley landscape. Even the name Pennsylvania, translated as “Penn’s Woods,” speaks to this heritage. In fact. So many gardens, arboretums and botanical treasures populate the greater Philadelphia region, that is has earned the moniker, “America’s Garden…

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Pop-up Pours

Brandywine Valley’s brewers are popping up at a variety of fabulous locations. If you want to sip local brews while enjoying all Chester County has to offer, then this guide is for you! Spring into Summer as Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center presents: Summer Pop-Up Beer Garden Series, select…

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Save the Dates: 2024

Chester County welcomes unique special events each season. From vibrant festivals to equestrian traditions and countryside charms, be inspired to plan ahead and book your stay today! Many accommodations offer packages with untimed tickets to Longwood Gardens: a must during summer and holiday…

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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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