With story after story of breaking news hitting us with tragedy and heartbreak this week, the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) want to offer some solace to those suffering through so much bad news. It’s easy to lose track of the good in the world when so much anguish surrounds us. At such times, we know we have to hang on to hope. The beauty of nature and the seasons surrounds the inns in DINE country. Now more than ever, take hold of Mother Earth’s beauty and breathe. Allow us to lift your hearts with the simple splendor that surrounds the nine DINE inns. The Distinctive Inns of New England take you on this armchair tour to offer solace and to remind us all that even in the midst of misfortune and tragedy, there is still beauty that surrounds the inns of New England.
Cape Cod’s beaches and historic inns offer just the peaceful respite we all need to refresh and regroup. From seaside to gardenside, the Captain’s House Inn is an ideal place to relax and recharge.
Also in Massachusetts, the flag that flies in front of Marblehead’s Harbor Light Inn reminds us that no matter what, we live in a country where freedom reigns. There’s something beautiful about the simplicity of the flag that flies every day here.
Surrounded by both history and the grandeur of the Berkshire Mountains and Western Massachusetts, the Deerfield Inn offers a respite featuring comfort food and comfortable lodging.
Moving on to Maine, we remind you that often you don’t have to look beyond the walls and back yard of the Inn at English Meadows to find solace.
The seasons they go round and round at Chesterfield Inn. The same beauty changes colors and moods from one season to the next.
Lakes and mountains combine to offer the perfect place to find balance at the Manor On Golden Pond.
The southern most member of the Distinctive Inns of New England is the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina. Here it’s the lure of the sea and the sound of calming swells that help to remind guests that it’s a beautiful world we live in.
Last, but definitely not least, Vermont’s DINE member inns’ natural allure change significantly with the seasons. Each time of year offers its own sense of peace to residents and those who visit.
And finally, the bucolic Village of Grafton offers a sense of the simplicity of yesteryear that history often brings. The Grafton Inn fills us with a beauty that preserves the humility of a simpler time in modern day.
If you’re seeking a way to get away, relax and find peace once again, consider a getaway to any of the Distinctive Inns of New England. Be sure to book directly with the inn when you make reservations for the best availability, service and rates.
In Connecticut: Inn at Harbor Hill Marina in Niantic
In Maine: Inn at English Meadows in Kennebunkport