“Howl”ween fun in DINE country

Halloween cocktails at Deerfield InnnHalloween can be a popular holiday for getaways, and there’s plenty happening in #DINEcountry to warrant consideration for a howling great getaway.  Stay in one of our “boo”doirs and not only might you have the opportunity to sleep with a … Read more

Looking for a colorful fall day? You’ll find it in DINE country

A fall fog over Historic Deerfield, MaOne of the best things about Distinctive Inns of New England is no matter what kind of weather or setting you seek, you’ll find an inn set in a gorgeous location for enjoying the region around you!  Love the mountains?  … Read more

Pumped up about pumpkins

Right about now in #DINEcountry, we start getting really pumped up about pumpkin recipes.  From pumpkin pancakes to pumpkin Creme Brulee, DINE innkeepers have found ways to create fabulous pumpkin desserts that can be served for breakfast, lunch and … Read more

DINE inns thank veterans with November specials

Man in U.s. Marine Corps Uniform Saluting American FlagFor many years, B&Bs throughout the country have taken to thanking veterans and active military for their service with special offers in November, in honor of Veteran’s Day.  This year, in keeping with our efforts to thank those under-recognized groups … Read more

It’s beginning to look like fall in DINE country

Fall colors have come a little earlier to DINE country this year.  And while we’re experiencing beach weather throughout all of New England this weekend, the cooler temps, especially in the North Country, jump-started the color especially in the last … Read more

Pie vs Crisp: Two great apple recipes

Apple recipes from Distinctive Inns of New EnglandWe’re right in the heart of apple season in DINEcountry, and that means you’ll see plenty of appleishious recipes on the breakfast table and dinner menus at the 11 DINE member inns.  We asked innkeepers at Distinctive Inns … Read more

Five Reasons to Dodge Distinctive Inns

We know that inns and B&Bs are not for everyone.  Some people choose to stay in other kinds of accommodations because they’d rather sleep in a tent or in a bunk.  Others choose hotels because that’s where the conference is.  … Read more

Eleven signs that summer is still going strong in DINE country

Over and over we hear our guests lament that this summer in particular went by way too quickly!  It went by so fast, in fact, that we’re out to prove that while Labor Day may be the unofficial end of … Read more

End of the summer news from DINE inns

Distinctive Inns websiteAs we approach the most colorful season of the year, and the leaves begin to change to their fall wardrobe, we at Distinctive Inns of New England are sporting a new look too! In case you have not visited DistinctiveInns.com Read more

Hotels once again try to imitate inns but can’t come close

There they go again! Hotels are once again turning to inns and B&Bs for best practices in personalized service. According to an article in Forbes, a number of hotel chains are moving away from the traditional front desk check-in … Read more