The holidays are coming and each of the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) offers that perfect traditional New England experience. DINE innkeepers get calls each day asking where travelers can find that perfect “Hallmark experience.” Rest assured, Hallmark lovers … Read more
While post-Halloween often signals a shift to holiday season, the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) continue to celebrate pumpkins, ghosts and fall fun throughout November. Hayrides, pumpkin patches and Witches Balls give rise to fall food tours, farm stands … Read more
With the new year come new innkeepers in the Distinctive Inns of New England‘s (DINE) ranks. We bid a bittersweet farewell to Erik and Sarah Lindblom of the Captain Jefferds Inn and to James and Jill Meyer of the … Read more
As we careen toward the holidays, a series dedicated to innkeepers’ tips on amazing shopping seems timely. Thus, this is the third in our series about innkeepers’ favorite shopping locations featuring the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE). In … 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
Once we turn the calendar to September and Labor Day passes, all eyes are on autumn. With kids back to school and football starting, it sure feels like the days of summer are waning. Yet with fall comes visions of … Read more
Let’s face it, there’s nothing fun about taxes. Tax time can be a stressful time for most people. Perhaps that’s why April has been named Stress Awareness Month. But there’s a pay-off that comes in the middle of the month. … Read more
The beauty of our Southern Coastal DINEtinerary is the proximity of the three inns included. With each inn under 2 hours from one another, it leaves plenty of time to explore the region. This six day Southern Coastal Itinerary offers two days each three wonderful inns, with plenty of time for beaches, sightseeing and great dining. Starting from the southern-most DINE property, this DINEtinerary can be accomplished easily from south to north or north to south.
We may have just received upwards of two feet of snow in the Northern parts of DINE country, but it doesn't mean we can't still look forward to spring. Given the winter we've had, spring may not spring forth anytime in the next month, so we thought it might be fun to show you what you have to look forward to. Nothing gets you psyched for spring like a view of the colorful flowers you'll find at the eleven Distinctive Inns of New England. And nothing beats a romantic spring getaway at one of the DINE inns either. We promise it won't be too much longer until you see scenes like this when you visit #DINE country.
Here is the third in our series of Meet the Innkeeper stories. We at DINE believe that one of the key differences between staying at a distinctive New England inn and a hotel is that you get to meet the … 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
Located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, Chatham is a beautiful town that is perfect for a summer vacation. Chatham is home to the Chatham Lighthouse, which was established in 1808 by Thomas Jefferson to protect the ships circling the Cape. … Read more