if you go
GETTING THERE

Chadds Ford, Pa., is about 120 miles northeast of Washington. Take Interstate 95 north to Maryland Route 272 north to U.S. Route 1 north. The Brandywine River Museum is on Route 1 near the intersection with Creek Road (formerly Route 100).

Staying there

Pennsbury Inn

883 Baltimore Pike

610-388-1435

www.pennsburyinn.com

Quaint inn in an 18th-century house, with comfortable rooms and a delicious breakfast. Rooms from $135.

Fairville Inn

506 Kennett Pike

610-388-5900

www.fairvilleinn.com

Bed-and-breakfast near the Brandywine River Museum. Rooms from $175.

Eating there

Half Moon Restaurant and Saloon

108 W. State St.

Kennett Square, Pa.

610-444-7232

www.halfmoonrestaurant.com

A short drive from Chadds Ford. Sports bar in the front turns into a comfortable restaurant in the back, with specialties including wild game. Lunch plates from $7.50, dinner entrees from $15.

Brandywine River Museum restaurant

1 Hoffman’s Mill Rd.

610-388-8374

Cafeteria-style eatery inside the museum. Sandwiches from $5.

Playing there

Brandywine River Museum

1 Hoffman’s Mill Rd.

610-388-2700

www.brandywinemuseum.org

A 19th-century grist mill exhibiting the works of American artists including Andrew Wyeth; his father, N.C., and his son Jamie. Daily 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $12, seniors $8, ages 6-12 $6, younger than 6 free. Free admission Sunday mornings Jan. 15 through Nov. 18.

Andrew Wyeth Studio tour

Hour-long tour Tuesday-Sunday at 10 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. through Nov. 18. $8 in addition to museum admission. Advance purchase recommended.

Kuerner Farm tour

Hour-long tour Wednesday and Saturday at 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. through Nov. 18. $8 in addition to museum admission.

N.C. Wyeth House and Studio tour

Hour-long tour Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. through Nov. 18. $8 in addition to museum admission.

INFORMATION

www.brandywinecvb.org

www.chaddsfordhistory.org

E.L.