Spring Flings at Distinctive Inns of New England

spring means flowers with snow this MarchIt may seem like spring is a long way off with all the snow we’ve received in DINE country! Anywhere from under a foot to 40” of the white fluff has fallen around the 12 Distinctive Inns of New Read more

Hot Deals and other packages from Distinctive Inns of New England – Part II

Drinks on the patio at Chesterfield InnAsk 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

News from Distinctive Inns of New England

The eleven members of Distinctive Inns of New England have been busy enjoying a fabulous winter and wrapping up the holiday season.  From flickering fires to New Year’s toasts, romantic getaways to the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) … Read more

Foodie Fun:  A  New Hampshire to Vermont DINEtinerary

While all DINE member inns serve up fabulous food for breakfast and some also offer dinner too, the Manor on Golden Pond and the Rabbit Hill Inn offer an ideal itinerary for those who define a great vacation by fab food. Close to one another, an itinerary that includes Rabbit Hill Inn and Manor On Golden Pond offers foodies specialized classes, fun food tours and the chance to sample exquisite dining in both of the inns’ dining rooms too. Both Manor on Golden Pond and Rabbit Hill Inn offer four diamond dining, afternoon tea, very special breakfasts and unique food activities and experiences.

Signs of the Holidays at DINE inns – Part II

Last week, we took you on an armchair tour of many of the Distinctive Inns of New England’s holiday decorations.  Yet with 11 member inns, there’s just too many photos to fit in to one blog entry.  This week, we’re … 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.