“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.
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)
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!
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, the “cat of honor” at a Chesterfield Inn wedding. Tell us that’s not just begging for a caption!
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.
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!
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.
Each year, July 4th is a memorable moment at The Grafton Inn. Picnics, fireworks and red, white and blue fun abound.
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.
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.
Parked outside the Deerfield Inn, this motorcycling mannequin certainly garnered a perfect post and comments from many!
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)