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Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens(Kennett Square)
Owner description: In 1906, industrialist Pierre du Pont (1870-1954) purchased a small farm near Kennett Square, PA, to save a collection of historic trees from being sold for lumber. Today... more Owner description: In 1906, industrialist Pierre du Pont (1870-1954) purchased a small farm near Kennett Square, PA, to save a collection of historic trees from being sold for lumber. Today, Longwood Gardens is one of the world’s great horticultural displays, encompassing 1,077 acres of dazzling gardens, woodlands, meadows, fountains, 10,010-pipe Aeolian organ and 4.5-acre conservatory. Longwood continues the mission set forth by Mr. du Pont to inspire people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education and the performing arts, through programming that includes exhibitions, musical performances by leading artists, renowned horticulture education programs, horticulture research, environmental stewardship and community engagement. less
Attraction type: Theaters; Gardens; Fountains; Scenic Walking Areas; Lessons & Workshops
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Hagley Museum and Library
Hagley Museum and Library(Wilmington)
Owner description: Hagley is the former industrial site of the original black powder works of the DuPont Company founded in Delaware in 1802 and powdered by the natural resources that surrounded it... more Owner description: Hagley is the former industrial site of the original black powder works of the DuPont Company founded in Delaware in 1802 and powdered by the natural resources that surrounded it. Today it is 235 acres of wooded rolling hills along the rushing Brandywine River dotted with hundreds of stone ruins of the black powder industry, dozens of restored buildings associated with the business, and the first du Pont family home built in America. Here, for more than 200 years, the DuPont Company and family experimented, innovated, and pursued the American Dream. Hagley has been accredited by the American Alliance of Museums since 1972. The site is a National Historic Landmark, National Recreation Trail, and a Historic Engineering Landmark. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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Brandywine River Museum of Art
Brandywine River Museum of Art(Chadds Ford)
Owner description: Discover an outstanding collection of American art, including works by N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth, housed in a historic grist mill with glass-walled lobbies overlooking the... more Owner description: Discover an outstanding collection of American art, including works by N.C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth, housed in a historic grist mill with glass-walled lobbies overlooking the scenic Brandywine. During the holiday season, experience the extensive O-gauge model train display, one of the largest in the country, with five trains running simultaneously on nearly 2,000 feet of track. Enjoy guided tours of the Andrew Wyeth Studio, the N.C. Wyeth House and Studio and Kuerner Farm (April to mid-November). Museum shop and cafe. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums; Art Museums
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library(Winterthur)
Owner description: Once a Du Pont family country retreat, this estate's spectacular gardens surround a 175-room mansion housing the world's finest collection of American decorative arts from... more Owner description: Once a Du Pont family country retreat, this estate's spectacular gardens surround a 175-room mansion housing the world's finest collection of American decorative arts from 1640-1860. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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Nemours Mansion & Gardens
Nemours Mansion & Gardens(Wilmington)
Owner description: Nemours Estate is open for visitation during the regular season May - mid November. Self guided; accessed by walking or from shuttle. Cameras are permitted. The Estate is CLOSED... more Owner description: Nemours Estate is open for visitation during the regular season May - mid November. Self guided; accessed by walking or from shuttle. Cameras are permitted. The Estate is CLOSED on Mondays. less
Attraction type: Gardens; Historic Sites
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Krazy Kat's at The Inn at Montchanin Village
Krazy Kat's at The Inn at Montchanin Village
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Montchanin
Price: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American, International
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront
Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront
Ranked #1 of 557 Restaurants in Wilmington
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Portabello's of Kennett Square
Portabello's of Kennett Square
Price: $7 - $29
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Woodside Farm Creamery
Woodside Farm Creamery
Ranked #1 of 45 Restaurants in Hockessin
Price: $3 - $7
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Antica Italian Restaurant & BYOB
Antica Italian Restaurant & BYOB
Ranked #1 of 42 Restaurants in Chadds Ford
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Inn at Wilmington
2.5 of 5
Inn at Wilmington
$85 - $133
Ranked #7 of 13 Hotels in Wilmington
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Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University
2.0 of 5
Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University
$45 - $90
Ranked #9 of 24 Hotels in Newark
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington - Brandywine Valley
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington - Brandywine Valley
$135 - $305
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Wilmington
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Hilton Garden Inn Kennett Square
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Kennett Square
$140 - $226
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Kennett Square
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Brandywine River Hotel
2.5 of 5
Brandywine River Hotel
$113 - $173
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Chadds Ford
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Inn at Montchanin Village
4.0 of 5
Inn at Montchanin Village
$206 - $300
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Montchanin
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Sheraton Wilmington South
4.0 of 5
Sheraton Wilmington South
$125 - $289
Ranked #1 of 12 Hotels in New Castle
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HOTEL DU PONT
4.5 of 5
HOTEL DU PONT
$176 - $480
Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Wilmington
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