Make 2019 the year of bucket list vacations: Pair adventure and romance with a DINE inn

New year's resolution listJanuary 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 “Make 2019 the year of bucket list vacations: Pair adventure and romance with a DINE inn”

Your guide to ringing in a distinctive 2019 at a DINE inn

Your guide to New Year's Eve at Distinctive Inns of New EnglandNew Year’s Eve is a time for celebrating old and new acquaintances and creating memories to never forget them.  There’s no place better than one of the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) to ring in the new year … Read more “Your guide to ringing in a distinctive 2019 at a DINE inn”

Create the perfect romantic dinner: Recipes from 5 DINE inns for Valentine’s Day and beyond

romance at Distinctive Inns of New EnglandFebruary is for lovers. February is also for lovers of food.  And for those who love love and food, this blog post is for you!  Ask anyone what they’re doing for Valentine’s Day, and at least 50-percent will respond that … Read more “Create the perfect romantic dinner: Recipes from 5 DINE inns for Valentine’s Day and beyond”

One tank romantic getaways to New England Distinctive Inns – Part I – Northern New England

One tank romantic inn to inn itineraries at Distinctive InnsWith gas prices at a 12-year low for July 4th weekend,  AAA says that 44.2 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home, with the vast majority on the road via car or motorcycle travel … Read more “One tank romantic getaways to New England Distinctive Inns – Part I – Northern New England”

Four things NOT to do in a restaurant. Dining tips from DINE

Diining at Distinctive Inns of New EnglandWe must admit, our inspiration for this blog posting came from a segment on the TODAY Show where Matt Lauer shared pet peeves from wait staff about the most annoying customer behavior. Being in the business of taking care of … Read more “Four things NOT to do in a restaurant. Dining tips from DINE”

What’s new at Distinctive Inns of New England – Part I

With 12 distinctive inns, we’re going to have to split our blog posting about what’s new at our New England inns into two parts.  Each of our romantic New England inns has a new feature or one that changes so … Read more “What’s new at Distinctive Inns of New England – Part I”

INNside or out, we have you covered in DINEcountry this winter

Rabbit Hill Inn porchOh baby, it’s cold outside.  And this winter there have been days after a new snowfall when it’s wonderful to be outside, walking through the woods beneath new snowfall.  Other times, it’s just too cold.  The 12 Distinctive Inns of Read more “INNside or out, we have you covered in DINEcountry this winter”

Celebrate July Ice Cream Month by DINEing

I scream you scream we all scream for ice cream especially in July as the country celebrates National Ice Cream month. Throughout DINE country guests of the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England are enjoying the sweet life with some cool creamy treats. From ice cream tours to homemade ice cream served for dinner, you’ll find scrumptious ice cream treats on the breakfast and dinner table at DINE inns.

Part II: DINE and devour – Culinary packages from Distinctive Inns

Last week we introduced some of the themed packages offered by the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England, focusing on romantic getaways and weekend retreats. Because we all know the way to your loved ones’ heart is through their stomach, we’ll focus on some of the fabulous culinary vacations and wonderful foodie experiences at DINE Inns.

Distinctive Inns of New England put hunger to bed with No Hunger Games Packages

Rejoice Katniss and Peeta. While the Capital might have its version of the Hunger Games, our ten districts are dedicated to insuring that hunger is as far from its guests and the community’s mind as survival is at the forefront … Read more “Distinctive Inns of New England put hunger to bed with No Hunger Games Packages”

Fine DINE'ing for Valentine's Day

Let’s face it. For most of us flowers and chocolates are overdone on Valentine’s Day.  The way to really impress your Valentine is through romantic experiences at New England inns.  After all,  actions speak louder than words. For those with … Read more “Fine DINE'ing for Valentine's Day”

Old Deerfield Christmas Sample Craft Fair

For another great Fall Getaway, how about a trip to Old Deerfield, Massachusetts?  This quaint town has been preserved for all time with many historic homes available for viewing along with a great museum complete with a wonderful museum store.  … Read more “Old Deerfield Christmas Sample Craft Fair”

Newport International Boat Show

For all boaters and lovers of things nautical, here is a New England Getaway that should not be missed.  From September 16th to the 19th, Newport, Rhode Island becomes the center of the yacht world with the … Read more “Newport International Boat Show”

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

 

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 “Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art”