With the first day of fall upon us, and Mother Nature at work turning leaves already in Northern New England, we thought it was time to get you excited about what’s about to come as autumn colors turn in DINEcountry.… Read more
Today 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
With 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
We’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
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.
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
There’s a new kid on the DINE block. Actually, they’re two new kids, but they’re not new to innkeeping or to Lenox, MA. We said nostalgic farewells to Fabrizio and Rosemary as they began their next journey, and we welcome … Read more
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
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
Just two more days to the outset of American Chocolate Week (March 14-20, 2011). If you’ve been following this blog, you’ve undoubtedly been collecting recipes all week. If you’re just discovering it now, be sure to scroll down and gather … Read more
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.
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.
This Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, La Terrazza Restaurant at the Gateways Inn will be offering a 3-course prix fixe dinner menu. On Christmas Eve they will be open from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm and on Christmas Day they … Read more
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