Sunflowers welcome September in the Brandywine Valley as a bright and happy sign of fall approaching. Enjoy the warm weather while it lasts and plan a weekend getaway with our Longwood Gardens Package. September is full of things to do in Chester County’s Brandywine Valley; celebrate Mushroom Month in the Mushroom Capital of the World, or embrace the arts during the Chester County Studio Tour.
We look forward to welcoming you!
Longwood Gardens Getaway Package
A world of wonder awaits at Longwood Gardens; experience a lush collection of indoor and outdoor gardens by day, and breathtaking illuminated fountain shows by night. Transform your visit into a weekend getaway with our Longwood Gardens Package. Book your stay at participating accommodations and receive two adult tickets to the gardens, plus a reusable Welcome Bag filled with giveaways, area discounts, and a $25 AMEX gift card. From cozy bed and breakfasts to national hotel brands, discover a variety lodging options. Explore packages details below.
Share a Digital Postcard
Reach out to friends and family with an inspiring Virtual Postcard. Customize a message and share beautiful images of the Brandywine Valley; then plan a visit – We Have Room!
September is National Mushroom Month, and there are many ways to celebrate in Chester County, the Mushroom Capital of the World. In lieu of the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, our local businesses are eager to contribute with a variety of mushroom offerings. Choose fresh mushrooms, gifts, and merchandise at the The Mushroom Cap and try the mushroom ice cream at La Michoacana. Self-proclaimed mushroom soup connoisseur? Taste your way through the Mushroom Soup Trail, an 11-stop itinerary of restaurants offering their renditions of the local delicacy. Explore #MushroomMonth on social media to stay updated on offerings.
Chester County Studio Tour
Explore remarkable works of art at a network of local studios during the annual Chester County Studio Tour, September 19-20. The free public tour features 55 studios and 136 artists, with suggested driving routes to perfect your itinerary of must-see artists and studios. Enjoy a day immersed in the rich history of the arts in Chester County; travel tree-tunneled back roads to historic studios, meet the artists, and find the perfect piece to take home. Visit the Chester County Studio Tour Facebook page below for an inside look at participating artists. Plan to stay overnight and explore the gorgeous countryside and Americas’ Garden Capital – both works of art as well!