Why you should keep a penny in the freezer when you visit DINEcountry

frozen pennyFrom time to time, we like referencing other blogs.  We thought this one was a particularly good one, helping you to prepare for your next DINE getaway.  Coming to us from TravelingMom.com, this advice will help you to prepare

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Electric car owners get charged at DINE properties

Tesla owner charges car at Gateways Inn

Dan, from the Boston area, charges is car at the Gateways Inn & Restaurant recently.

As Tesla and other electric cars gain popularity, the need grows for a network of charging stations throughout the U.S. No one is more concerned … Read more

Elopements, Intimate weddings & recommitments in Vermont & New Hampshire

Grafton Inn weddingThere are so many Distinctive Inns of New England members performing elopements and small weddings, we dedicated last week’s blog entry entirely to info about saying “I do” in Massachusetts. This week, we’ll focus on the rest of the inns … Read more

Elopements, Recommitments and Small Weddings in Massachusetts

Wedding dress at Deerfield InnWe hear it all the time from brides and grooms to be. The trend in weddings these days is to go smaller, especially the second time around. Between the cost and the energy involved, the larger New England wedding is … Read more

Making lemonade and sorbet when life delivers lemons

Lemon recipes from Distinctive Inns of New EnglandWe’ve heard of roasted vegetables and we love roasted beef, but roasted lemonade? Now there’s a novel and new idea. Wait until you taste this summer time treat brought to you by the Deerfield Inn. The photo you see above … Read more

Why your inn reviews matter

TripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceHow many times have you visited one of the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) and thought to yourself that you should write a review on TripAdvisor, BedandBreakfast.com, Yelp or Google+? Sometimes you took the time to … Read more

Six things DINE does that hotels don’t

Carolyn Conway has joined Harbor Light Inn

Let’s face it, there are a number of benefits you’ll find at our inns that you simply won’t find at chain motels or hotels. When it comes to hospitality and extras, the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) have it … Read more

DINE is Passing the Buck to You

You’ve discovered Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE). Perhaps you’ve stayed at one of the 12 member inns located throughout the six New England states, or maybe Dine Dollars, DINE referral program, Distinctive Inns of New England referral certificateyou’ve discovered DINE through its website, Facebook page or this blog. Each … Read more

DINE Derby Day Desserts

Kentucky DerbyIt’s hard to believe that the annual Kentucky Derby is upon us.  In DINEcountry, it feels like winter just ended. The Kentucky Derby is another reminder that spring really has come and the 12 Distinctive Inns of New EnglandRead more

A preview of Distinctive Inns of New England summer gardens – Part II

We took you on an armchair walk down our garden memory lane, offering a peek into spring gardens throughout DINE inns in last week’s blog article.  This week, we’ll continue the tour in an effort to continue getting you … Read more