Three travel predictions for inngoers in 2017

Sarah Lindblom from Captain Jefferds Inn hugs guestRecently Booking.com, one of the powerhouses of hotel and accommodations booking directories, offered up some very interesting predictions for travel in 2017.  In an article entitled 8 Big Travel Predictions for 2017, Booking.com used data from 12,781 respondents across … Read more

Cyber Monday Deals from Distinctive Inns of New England

Cyber Monday deals for 2016 from Distinctive Inns of New England

We’re counting down the days to Cyber Monday when the Distinctive Inns of New England offer up their best sale of the year.  We held off in revealing our  Cyber Monday offers until Thanksgiving, but here’s your chance to find … Read more

Countdown to the best inn deals of the year

Cyber Monday offers from Distinctive Inns of New EnglandCyber Monday is celebrated each year on the Monday after Thanksgiving.  This year it’s celebrated on Monday, November 28, 2016. It’s also the Monday after Black Friday, and the Internet equivalent of the best day of deals before the holiday … Read more

Five ways to find peace, calm and serenity at DINE inns

electionoverIt’s been a tough week.  Heck, let’s face it –  it’s been a tough election year. Highlighted by a contentious and often nasty Presidential race, then compounded by senate and congressional battles we were barraged by negativism. And then there … Read more

From Harvest to Holidays: Fall Bread Pudding recipes to please a crowd

Hallowthanksmas cartoonWe’ve affectionately dubbed the time between Columbus Day and Halloween “HallowThanksMas”. This is a time that all eyes are on the three holidays that mark the last quarter of the year.  Now that we’re down to “ThankMas” season, we start … Read more

Time for a romantic getaway to one of 12 Distinctive Inns of New England

Rabbit Hill Inn, romantic getawaysWhen it comes to a New England romantic getaway, the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) top the list of choices for inngoers.  Offering everything from fine dining to fireside breakfasts, fabulous views, gardens and pools, DINE innsRead more

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

DistinctiveInns.com: 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