As we move farther into spring, the ten Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) are hearing the loud cry from travelers ready to hit the road once again. Study after study of traveler sentiment have proven there’s plenty of pent … Read more
Throughout New England the innkeepers at Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) are gleefully shutting the door on 2020, easily the most difficult year for all of them, and welcoming 2021 with cautious optimism. As they join revelers throughout America … Read more
The first half of 2020 is behind us and its been one for the record books. A history making pandemic has led to the largest drop in GDP in the history of our country. Hundreds of thousands of lives lost, … Read more
In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, staying healthy and traveling have unfortunately become divergent concepts. While travelers throughout the world struggle to find some sense of optimism, the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) are here to offer any small … Read more
Recently we at Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) have been hearing commercials on the radio about how Westin Hotels offer stays “all about you”. We in the innkeeping world find the notion of a hotel chain, with hundreds of … Read more
January is resolution month. And the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) have solutions for your resolutions. We’re willing to bet that at least one of your resolutions has to do with more travel, more adventure or perhaps more romance. … Read more
According to BedandBreakfast.com’s Winter Traveler survey, 24-percent of travelers are planning a holiday getaway. That means just about one in every four travelers will not be home for the holidays. More than half of those planning to stay at … Read more
From time to time, we like referencing other blogs. We thought this one was a particularly good one, helping you to prepare for your next DINE getaway. Coming to us from TravelingMom.com, this advice will help you to prepare
These days everything comes with some kind of warning. Whether it’s “hazardous to your health”, “slippery when wet” or “contains small pieces”, it seems that everything has some kind of inherent risk. Therefore in full disclosure, the Distinctive Inns of … Read more
Chances are you’re just beginning to recover from the holidaze. Hanukkah and Christmas are recent memories with all their shopping, wrapping and entertaining, and then there’s the week in between until New Year’s. Add Kwanzaa, Solstice, Pan American Aviation Day … Read more
One of the best things about Distinctive Inns of New England is no matter what kind of weather or setting you seek, you’ll find an inn set in a gorgeous location for enjoying the region around you! Love the mountains? … Read more
The morale of the story? Red wine and champagne can be very good for you! Whether you enjoy a glass while planning your DINE getaway or during your stay at any of the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England, research shows that a glass of wine or a little bubbly can be good for your memory, heart and circulation. The innkeepers at Distinctive Inns of New England concur adding it’s good for the vacation too!
There's a new kid on the DINE block and Distinctive Inns of New England is thrilled to welcome their newest member, Inn at Harbor Hill Marina. Located in Niantic, CT, the Inn at Harbor Hill Marina is DINE's southern-most member and our Connecticut connection.
The Distinctive Inns of New England have made planning your vacation easy. If you're looking for romantic getaways, culinary or spa vacations simply visit the DINE package and special page online. There you'll find just about anything you might want from high adventure zip lining and off-road adventure packages to golf or dining packages.