One Tank Romantic Getaways to New England – Part IV – The Berkshires

Over the past month, we’ve been celebrating the lowest summer gas prices in years with a blog series on one-tank romantic getaways to the Distinctive Inns of New England.  Each week we featured a few of the 12 member Read more

Honeymoons & Mini-moons in Massachusetts – It’s all about you. Fourth in the series

bridal couple at Grafton InnToday we’ll continue our series dedicated to combining the perfect honeymoon with Distinctive Inns in Massachusetts.  For those who don’t have time for a full honeymoon, a Massachusetts mini-moon is the perfect answer.  You’ll find four of the 12 Distinctive Read more

Fall foliage getaway tips from Distinctive Inns of New England

Wreath at Rabbit Hill InnWith Labor Day being the unofficial end to summer, we’re gearing up for a colorful fall foliage season in DINEcountry.  According to Yankee Magazine, wizards of New England fall foliage predictions,  we can look forward to  peak foliage coming … Read more

Look what we have to look forward to

Fallfoliage2012-wreath at Camden Maine StayWe’re not quite to fall color yet, but before you know it, peak color will highlight your getaway to DINE country, and the sooner you make your reservation, the better your chances of getting the room you want.  … Read more

Five great ways to peep a leaf at DINE inns

InnatHarborHillMarina-Fall Front Door 102-smallerFall INN Love is not only the name of a package at the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina, it’s what will happen when you visit one of the eleven Distinctive Inns of New England this fall.  Not only will … Read more

Free rooms and extra special deals from DINE inns

Free? Did somebody say free? When an DINE InnkeeperS offer complimentary rooms ears perk up. A number of DINE inns have created fabulous programs to reward everyone from parents to photographers for their hard work. Whether it’s a romantic New England getaway or a spa getaway package, you will find it on the packages page of www.DistinctiveInns.com.

Honeymoon and DINE

Whether it’s the first time around or the second or third, once you’ve tied the knot it’s time for the fun to really begin. Leave the family and friends behind and focus on each other with an amazing honeymoon getaway … Read more

What's in the forecast for Columbus Day? Color and sun!

The Facebook entry from the Cliffside Inn summed up what we have to look forward to for Columbus Day.  According to forecasters, it’ll be 84 degrees and sunny in Newport this weekend.  “Who’s ready for one last day at the … Read more

Celebrate Earth Day with Thrifty Nifty Carpool Packages from Distinctive Inns

 Distinctive Inns of New England are rewarding their guests with incentives for their gas tanks.  “Take the Prius to see us,” says Brian Mulcahy of the Rabbit Hill Inn, as he encourages couples to travel together while celebrating the 11… Read more

Photo essay: Italian cooking classes at Gateways Inn

Recently, the Gateways Inn in Lenox, MA hosted one of their fabulous Italian Cooking classes, offering a total immersion into the unique and regional Italian foods, flavors, wines and traditions. Guests gathered and had the opportunity to learn from a master - Chef Rosemary Chiariello - co-owner of the Gateways Inn and award-winning baker.

Resolution Solutions for Travelers – Part I

According to USA.gov , taking a trip is among the top New Year’s resolutions year after year. About.com Pittsburgh contends that recent polls conducted by General Nutrition Centers, Quicken, and others shows that more than 50% of Americans vow to appreciate loved ones and spend more time with family and friends this year. This would lead one to believe that taking a trip to spend more quality time with friends and family rates high on many resolution-making travelers’ minds this year.

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

 

For those of you who like modern, contemporary art, here is a museum visit that you should definitely schedule this summer or fall.  Like MOMA, its larger counterpart in New York City, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (“MoCA”) is … Read more