Add-on’s create the perfect memorable DINE getaway at inns in CT and Maine, Part 2 in the series

couple-watersideLast week we covered all of the fabulous enhancements and add-ons from inns in New Hampshire and Vermont to make for the perfect memorable getaway.  Now that the CDC guidelines allow vaccinated travelers to roam outdoors without masks, isn’t it time for that long awaited getaway?  Add in summer vacation time, and there’s no reason not to plan your next getaway at any of the ten Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE).  To make it truly memorable, how about adding on just the right touch to make your travel partner smile like you haven’t seen in months and months.

Today, we’ll cover great add-ons and inclusions to add to a vacation already packed with the pampering and trimmings that all DINE inns offer.  Today we’ll focus on the additional experiences you can order from DINE member inns in Maine and Connecticut.

In Maine

Add on Mimosas at the Inn at English Meadows

Mimosas at Inn at English MeadowsBreakfast comes hot, fresh, hearty, delicious and included daily with a stay at the Inn at English Meadows in Lower Kennebunk Village.  During the warmer months, you’ll enjoy this special meal on the patio.  In the cooler months, you might opt for the most important meal of the day in the inn’s chic dining room. Your gourmet three-course breakfast is the ideal way to start the day fueled for the sights and sounds of Kennebunkport.  Yet, to add that extra spice to your day, why not add on Mimosas at breakfast?  Order in advance and enjoy some bubbly in your OJ, $20 for two.  Then, since you’re on vacation, go ahead and go back to bed after breakfast for that perfect morning of R&R!

Enjoy a cruise around Penobscot Bay with your Camden Maine Stay Inn getaway

Camden HarborWithin a quick stroll from the Camden Maine Stay Inn, the picturesque harbor of Camden, Maine is home to both working and pleasure craft, including several historic schooners that once freighted granite, lime and lumber, and now carry people on sightseeing tours. Reserve the Camden Maine Stay Pen Bay Cruise package, you will get two tickets for a two-hour cruise aboard a classic schooner that departs from Camden Harbor. Take in Curtis Island and several islands in Penobscot Bay, plus a working lighthouse, stately coastal homes, and the stunning Camden Hills (“Where the Mountains Meet the Sea”). Hear from the ship’s captain about the seafaring history of Midcoast Maine, including its shipbuilding and lobster fishing industries. It will be the ideal sightseeing and educational adventure to add to a perfect romantic getaway at this Camden inn.  You’ll need to book this package at least two days in advance. Price: $110. Reserve the package by booking online or calling the inn at (207) 236-9636. (Photo above by Fred LeBlanc).

In Connecticut

Celebration vacation at the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina

Celebrating a birthday?  We can’t think of a better place to blow out the candles than on the Connecticut shoreline in Mystic country.  Not only will you be treated to beautiful guest rooms with balconies and porches with wicker rockers overlookiInn at Harbor Hill Marina, Room 3Fng Niantic Harbor, but when you order the Birthday Celebration Package, the inn will quite literally put the icing on the cake for your birthday.  The Birthday Celebration package includes:

  • 2 gourmet cupcakes
  • Bottle of house wine
  • Seasonal flowers
  • Balloons

The package add on price is $100 in addition to your room and is available year round with advance notice.   The memories are priceless!

Why wait for a birthday or anniversary to celebrate?  After the year we’ve had, every day is a day to celebrate now that we’re much freer to roam.  Start planning your next getaway to any of the ten DINE inns and don’t forget to book directly for the inn for the best prices and service.

In Maine:  Camden Maine Stay Inn in Camden and Inn at English Meadows in Kennebunkport

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

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

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

In Connecticut: Inn at Harbor Hill Marina in Niantic