Recently CountryLiving.com posted a story about six reasons to never stay at a B&B. The author criticized, grumbled and moaned about the small queen bed, breakfast that wasn’t served at the time she wanted and “grandma’s décor”, … Read more
With so many lodging choices for travelers, the lines have blurred between all the options. And it’s no wonder. Hotel chains like Holiday Inn, Knights Inn and Mictrotel Inns call themselves inns, but they’re not. A shared room in someone’s … Read more
Last week we introduced our newest campaign, #Notyourgrandmashouse. It’s an effort to show those who’ve never been to a B&B that today’s inns are not filled with old, uncomfortable antiques, lace covered bureaus and no, you won’t have to … Read more
As we move closer and closer to the first day of summer, we wanted to share some tidbits of news from the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England. From new and blooming gardens to renovated guest rooms, entertainments and a significant birthday here and there, there's plenty of news to tell. For those seeking the perfect romantic New England vacation destination this summer or just a little getaway, the Distinctive Inns of New England are ready and waiting with welcoming hospitality and some new offerings to go with it!
We're on a recipe roll in the DINE blog. In last week’s blog posting, we created a compendium of links to recipes featured from DINE innkeepers. This week we’ll continue our focus on food with a spotlight on one of the healthiest ingredients you can find – ginger. Good for what ails your stomach and offering strong anti-inflammatory compounds, many of the 11 DINE member inns offer wonderful recipes featuring this power-packed ingredient. That means even if it is sweet and yummy, you can feel good about eating ginger treats at any of the 11 DINE member inns.
September celebrates Better Breakfast Month and when it comes to breakfast, no one knows better than guests to the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England how well DINE inns can start the day. You haven’t celebrated the most important meal … Read more
While Shrove Tuesday has passed (it was February 12, 2013), we still celebrate Pancake Month in the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England by sharing a few tried and true recipes for your perfect New England getaway.
Just in time for Christmas, we're bringing you a few wonderful ideas from our DINE recipe vaults. Whether you need to feed cookies to Santa or feed breakfast to a crowd, these recipes will come in handy in the next week. From all of us at Distinctive Inns of New England, happiest of holidays to you and your loved ones.
She’s there for the kids; she’s there for you 365 days a year. Without Mom, your life simply wouldn’t be complete. Whether she’s the grandmother to your kids, the mother-in-law to you or the love of your life to your … Read more
Much of Northern New England woke up to blue skies and white back yards this morning making for perfect conditions for those in pursuit of New England outdoor winter adventure. Would you rather escape the snow and pursue warmer-weather fun? … Read more