What’s your Travel Effect?

The Travel Effect campaign is working hard to reverse that thinking and to prove that the travel experience actually does have a measurable and purposeful impact. The Travel Effect campaign is working hard to prove through new and original research the economic, societal, business and personal benefits of travel. We at Distinctive Inns of New England support the #TravelEffect campaign. The 11 Distinctive Inns of New England have seen first hand the truth behind the "hidden" health benefits that travel can have on us all.

DINE inns honor first responders in September

First pastors and church personnel, then farmers, then nurses and health care givers, and now first responders are being honored throughout the month of September as members of the Distinctive Inns of New England extend National First Responders Day to the whole month of September.

Millennials love DINE inns

When we in DINEcountry consider the kinds of travelers we appeal to, we’re often surprised to find that more and more younger travelers are being attracted to our 11 distinctive inns. While Baby Boomer travelers still represent the lion’s share of those who choose inns and B&Bs over hotels and vacation rentals, we're realizing that our 11 inns have increasing appeal to the millennial traveler.

Celebrate July Ice Cream Month by DINEing

I scream you scream we all scream for ice cream especially in July as the country celebrates National Ice Cream month. Throughout DINE country guests of the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England are enjoying the sweet life with some cool creamy treats. From ice cream tours to homemade ice cream served for dinner, you’ll find scrumptious ice cream treats on the breakfast and dinner table at DINE inns.

 Drink wine, improve your memory

The morale of the story? Red wine and champagne can be very good for you! Whether you enjoy a glass while planning your DINE getaway or during your stay at any of the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England, research shows that a glass of wine or a little bubbly can be good for your memory, heart and circulation. The innkeepers at Distinctive Inns of New England concur adding it’s good for the vacation too!

Best wishes for a great July 4th weekend

While we're hoping that your long July 4th weekend can be spent at one of the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England, we know that for some July 4th means backyard picnics and community fireworks displays! As Tropical Storm Arthur bears down on the Coastal parts of DINEcountry, we're keeping our fingers crossed that no matter if you're inside or outside, your July 4th weekend will be sunny, bright and red, white and blue!

Foodie Fun:  A  New Hampshire to Vermont DINEtinerary

While all DINE member inns serve up fabulous food for breakfast and some also offer dinner too, the Manor on Golden Pond and the Rabbit Hill Inn offer an ideal itinerary for those who define a great vacation by fab food. Close to one another, an itinerary that includes Rabbit Hill Inn and Manor On Golden Pond offers foodies specialized classes, fun food tours and the chance to sample exquisite dining in both of the inns’ dining rooms too. Both Manor on Golden Pond and Rabbit Hill Inn offer four diamond dining, afternoon tea, very special breakfasts and unique food activities and experiences.

Berry Good Recipes from Distinctive Inns of New England

We’ve gone through our recipe files to bring you some “berry” good recipes for wonderful fruit-filled desserts compliments of Distinctive Inns of New England. When in berry season, join us in making some "berry" good desserts!

Summer updates and news from DINE inns

As we move closer and closer to the first day of summer, we wanted to share some tidbits of news from the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England. From new and blooming gardens to renovated guest rooms, entertainments and a significant birthday here and there, there's plenty of news to tell. For those seeking the perfect romantic New England vacation destination this summer or just a little getaway, the Distinctive Inns of New England are ready and waiting with welcoming hospitality and some new offerings to go with it!

Life is short.  Take the vacation.

You never know what can happen. Life really is short; you never know what’s around the corner, so now is the time to enjoy it. Seize the day. Take the vacation. Throw convention aside and invest in you, your experiences and your soul mate.