Buyer Beware: Travel Scam Advice

DINE inns won't scam guestsRecently we read some great advice from travel pundit, Peter Greenberg, about travel Scams. In an article entitled Travel Tip: What You Should Know About Travel Scams Greenberg explained the reason behind many of the popular scams, how to … Read more Your go-to place for fabulous inn recipes

Apple dessert from Rabbit Hill InnAs you know from visiting the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) there are some fabulous cooks within our ranks of innkeepers.  From breakfast to dessert (and sometimes they are combined for a fabulous start to the day), you’ll … Read more

Five ways to be the greatest inn guest

Guests arrive as strangers and leave as friendsd at DINE innsEveryone loves to be loved, especially travelers.  Humans seek approval and conversely, the most powerful punishment comes from shame.  Thus, we at Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) are here to tell inngoers how to be number-one on every innkeepers’ … Read more

Apples, pumpkins, scarecrows and witches, oh my!

Yoda, Chesterfield Inn's cat

Yoda, the Chesterfield Inn’s feline innkeeper, poses for his fall photo on the front step.

Autumn is in full swing in New England, and when it comes to fall fun, there’s no place better to call home base than the … Read more

Nine ways to find fall color in DINE country

As we write this blog post on the first day of fall, we can’t help but be reminded of the brilliant harvest hues that will soon. Back in 2013 we posted this blog about what’s soon to come with beautiful  … Read more

Five inside tips for saving on getaways to Distinctive Inns of New England

saving money on DINE getawaysNo matter what the season, a romantic getaway to any of the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) is always a special occasion. Time together disconnected from the pressures of work and home does the soul good and recharges … Read more

Fall guide to leaf peeping getaways in DINE country

Once we turn the calendar to September and Labor Day passes, all eyes are on autumn.  With kids back to school and football starting, it sure feels like the days of summer are waning.  Yet with fall comes visions of … Read more

Fall in love in DINE country: Part II, a love story from Deerfield Inn

Last week we started a series on the DINE blog about love stories from DINE country.  We told a fun story about how two people found young love at the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina.  With romantic New England Read more

What we love about inns and B&Bs

Innkeepers from Deerfield Inn and Chesterfield InnSubaru loves to talk about what they love to love about their cars.  This got us thinking about what we love to love about our inns and B&Bs.  The innkeepers at the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) often … Read more