Twelve “Instagramable” moments from Distinctive Inns of New England

“Today’s traveler wants more than ever from their vacations,” says Dave Labrie at the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina.  “it’s all about the “Instagrammable” moments,” agrees Leslie Mulcahy at the Rabbit Hill Inn. In fact, recently the Urban Dictionary added the word instagrammable to its acceptable terms.

Travelers are not only seeking a getaway, they’re seeking travel experiences that can be shared via photos and hashtags.  Many hashtags!  From #DINEcountry, used by the Distinctive Inns of New England to #WineWednesday and #VacaysRock, travelers are connecting via the sharing of photos and sentence-long captions.

The 12 Distinctive Inns of New England are all about providing the ideal #TravelExperience for their guests.  Each day is filled with rich “Instagrammable” experiences to Snap, Tweet and Post. From the perfect romantic getaway to spa packages and more, here are just a few of the thousands of experiences you can expect to share while visiting the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England.

rainbow over Rockport near Camden Maine Stay Inn

Rainbows are top sellers for Instagrammable moments. Add this beautiful scene in Rockport, Maine, near Camden Maine Stay Inn, and you’ve captured the whole experience. (Claudio Latenza photo)

Firepit at Harbor Light Inn

Now who wouldn’t want to be here at the Harbor Light Inn’s fire pit with a glass of wine? It’s the perfect #WineWednesday photo!

Inn at Harbor Hill Marina's porch

The Inn at Harbor Hill Marina has one of the most “Instagrammable” porches anywhere!

People can’t resist sharing photos of their pets on social media. And when it comes to the DINE inns’ mascots, our guests simply can’t resist these whimsical photos.

Yoda at a Chesterfield Inn wedding.

Yoda, the “cat of honor” at a Chesterfield Inn wedding. Tell us that’s not just begging for a caption!

Reece, the Rabbit Hill Inn's cat

Reese, everyone’s favorite feline friend at Rabbit Hill Inn is as playful as it gets. Many a Snap, Post, and Tweet has been captured with this whimsical cat.

Moose on the loose at Manor On Golden Pond

And while it’s not exactly a household pet, we defy anyone who see’s a moose, like this one spotted over Columbus Day at Manor On Golden Pond not to take a photo and post it!

Gracie the inn dog at Cliffside Inn

All dressed up for Halloween, Gracie, the Cliffside Inn dog posed for the cameras. Guess how many Facebook and Snapchat pages this photo appeared on?

From selfies to amazing moments, vacations are filled with memorable experiences. Sometimes you want to share them with others, sometimes not.  Here are a few experiences that guests shared with DINE innkeepers, all perfect Instagramable moments you too might have.

July 4th picnic at Grafton Inn

Each year, July 4th is a memorable moment at The Grafton Inn. Picnics, fireworks and red, white and blue fun abound.

Marilyn Monroe look alike at Gateways Inn

Who wouldn’t want to snap a photo of “Marilyn” coming down the steps at Gateways Inn & Restaurant? Of course, the next photo after this will be the selfie along with Marilyn! #LongLiveMarilynMonroe.

Giant striper catch from guests of Captain's House Inn

While visiting Captain’s House Inn on Cape Cod, this giant striper catch was one post that got lots of comments and congrats for these inn guests.

Skelton on motorcycle at Deerfield Inn

Parked outside the Deerfield Inn, this motorcycling mannequin certainly garnered a perfect post and comments from many!

Holiday decor at Captain Jefferds Inn.

Between the beautiful color, the flag, the snow and the holiday cheer, this photo of Captain Jefferds Inn has been shared over and over again. (Photo by Jumping Rocks Photography)

Plan your next “Instagrammable” vacation at the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England by clicking on links below that will take you directly to each of their websites.

In Maine:  Captain Jefferds Inn in Kennebunkport & Camden Maine Stay Inn in Camden.

In Connecticut: Inn at Harbor Hill Marina in Niantic

In New Hampshire:  Manor on Golden Pond in Holderness & Chesterfield Inn in West Chesterfield.

In Vermont:  Rabbit Hill Inn in Lower Waterford & Grafton Inn in Grafton

In Massachusetts:  Harbor Light Inn in Marblehead, Gateways Inn & Restaurant in Lenox, Deerfield Inn in Historic Deerfield and Captain’s House Inn in Chatham on Cape Cod.

In Rhode Island: Cliffside Inn in Newport