Ten Ideas for the Perfect Mancation in DINE Country

May was Mom’s month, and June celebrates Dads.  That means mancations rule this month. Ladies, don’t cringe; mancations don’t have to be dominated by 6-packs, sports bars and motorcycles.  Here are ten ideas for ways to create the perfect mancation that ladies will love too.  After all, when combined with a stay at any of the nine DINE properties, everyone wins!

10 ideas for the perfect mancation in DINE country

Stay at Deerfield Inn and:

Ok, well maybe one or two beers will are allowed on this mancataion! Visit the Berkshire Brewing Company in South Deerfield, MA and be sure to take in their Saturday 1pm tours.

Some of the best fly fishing in the Berkshires takes place on the Deerfield River. With advance notice, guide Brian is available to show you where the fish are biting.

Stay at Rabbit Hill Inn and:

Don’t miss the thrill of the white knuckle ziplining at Alpine Adventures, the highest, longest, fastest zip tour in the Northeast. Hands down – It’s the best legal high. See for yourself on the video and to make it easy, book a zip and stay package.

Stop climbing the walls. Get out do some real climbing in the Whites of NH, or in VT’s NE Kingdom. From first timers to seasoned climbers –this IS the place. Choose from three outstanding Rock Climbing Guide Services – Adventure Spirit GuidesEMS Climbing School, and International Mountain Climbing School.     

For little boys that simply won’t grow up, how about some ‘dozer fun in a man-sized sandbox? Big Rig sandbox fun for boys who don’t want to grow up, play with the excavators, front loaders, and other earth moving rigs at nearby at Glenn’s NH’s Sandbox.

Stay at Captain’s House Inn and:

Be a true captain! Stay at the Captain’s house and play golf at the Captain’s Course, in nearby Brewster. Go left or right, and play the 18-hole Port or Starboard course.

Ride the rail trail. Bring bikes and ride along the 22-mile scenic and paved Cape Cod Rail Trail. Bike rentals available nearby.

Stay at Chesterfield Inn and:

Bring the hiking boots because this is hiker’s heaven.  Choose from Pisgah Park, a 14,000-acre park in Chesterfield and neighboring towns or Ann Stokes Loop and Chesterfield Gorge, both in right in Chesterfield.

Rent a canoe or kayak and take a paddle on the Connecticut or West Rivers in Brattleboro, Vermont, under ten minutes away.

Do absolutely nothing but relax, watch the game on TV and have dinner delivered to your private patio whenever you want it!