Spring’s warmer weather and budding trees spark an itch to travel to New England inns. It happens every year and the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) are looking forward to one of the busiest summers for travel in a … Read more
As we close out 2019, we can’t help but think about goals and plans for 2020. After all, it’s not just the end of a year, but the conclusion of a decade. This is the year to make important new … Read more
Last week we blogged about some of the many attractions near DINE inns in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. This week, as we turn yet another calendar page we realize there’s about a month left of summer. That’s 30 days of … Read more
It may still be spring, but summer travel is increasingly on everyone’s minds. With lower gas prices and warmer temps already underway in the six New England states, travelers are looking toward New England summer vacations. The 12 Distinctive Inns … Read more
Ask any of the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) innkeepers, and they’ll tell you that travelers love packages. By bundling meals and entertainment/adventure together, DINE inns create almost the same offerings as an all-inclusive New England resort. Packages … Read more
When it comes to holiday decorating the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England have all the bases covered. The holiday décor is as distinctive as the inns themselves as pine boughs, red ribbons, and pine trees fill the inns with … Read more
As Tesla and other electric cars gain popularity, the need grows for a network of charging stations throughout the U.S. No one is more concerned about this than Tesla Motors, makers of the luxury electric cars. Determined to eradicate … Read more
As we hit January 1st each year suddenly all intentions are on the table. New Year’s resolutions are rampant at this time of year and even the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) will not be left out when … Read more
We know that inns and B&Bs are not for everyone. Some people choose to stay in other kinds of accommodations because they’d rather sleep in a tent or in a bunk. Others choose hotels because that’s where the conference is. … Read more
The Travel Effect campaign is working hard to reverse that thinking and to prove that the travel experience actually does have a measurable and purposeful impact. The Travel Effect campaign is working hard to prove through new and original research the economic, societal, business and personal benefits of travel. We at Distinctive Inns of New England support the #TravelEffect campaign. The 11 Distinctive Inns of New England have seen first hand the truth behind the "hidden" health benefits that travel can have on us all.
We're planning to introduce a new series of itineraries on the DINE blog. Knowing that a visit to one DINE property is wonderful, we can only imagine how guests will feel about visiting two, three or even four of the Distinctive Inns of New England. To make it easier, we plan to create a number of itineraries in the upcoming weeks. Stay tuned to the blog for ideas for your DINE escapes organized by location, like our Coastal Route, or themes such as historic, culinary and more.
Rejoice Katniss and Peeta. While the Capital might have its version of the Hunger Games, our ten districts are dedicated to insuring that hunger is as far from its guests and the community’s mind as survival is at the forefront … Read more
Right about now is the time of year that resolutions start forming. Being travelers, chances are taking more trips to New England country inns is high on your list. Do a search for popular resolutions and you’ll find the same … Read more
While visiting the Inn at Thorn Hill, mountain biking in the North Conway region can be enjoyed at many different locations.However, one of the favorite locations is at Attitash Mountain.Attitash offers some of the best lift-serviced … Read more
Looking for adventure in your summer New England getaway? Zip line tours may be just the answer for you! While doing a search for some things not to be missed from a vacation getaway, I discovered the thrill of taking … Read more