When is a B&B not a B&B? When it’s an Airbnb

romance at Distinctive Inns of New EnglandMake no mistake about it.  An Airbnb is not a bed and breakfast.  Interestingly, the Airbnb concept chose the name because of all benefits and positive images that B&Bs conjure up.  Yet, beyond the name, there are few similarities between … Read more “When is a B&B not a B&B? When it’s an Airbnb”

The Up side of Down time: Vacations are healthy

Vacations are healthy signSome say that the annual #PlanForVacation Day is one of those self-serving holidays created by the Travel Industry to promote sales.  Okay, we’ll there’s surely a little bit of that there, but for years, the U.S. Travel Association has been … Read more “The Up side of Down time: Vacations are healthy”

Three great ways to master the art of travel to New England inns

Distinctive Inns of New England innkeepers show compassionNow that we’re in the heart of the summer travel season, we thought it might be worth taking a step back and exploring what travel expert and advocate, Christopher Elliot refers to as “the art of travel”. In his columnRead more “Three great ways to master the art of travel to New England inns”

2017 is the year of distinctive inns travel

2017 is the year of Distinctive Inns travelWant to be a gazillionaire?  Go on vacation, says Catharine Hamm, Travel Editor at the LA Times.  In her article entitled Will 2017 will be the year of magical travel? Hamm points out that the ideas for Instagram and Dropbox … Read more “2017 is the year of distinctive inns travel”

Vacation Advice from Dr. Seuss

The famed Dr. Seuss, children’s book author and wisdom guru, would have celebrated his 112th Birthday this week. Few people have left such indelible wisdom as has he, bringing such simple yet meaningful acumen to life’s challenges and highlights. … Read more “Vacation Advice from Dr. Seuss”

Five secrets for creating the perfect romantic getaway

Right around Valentine’s Day the focus turns to romance. After all, it is the holiday of love, so it’s natural that along with romance comes a spotlight on romantic getaways. That’s where Distinctive Inns of New England comes in! With … Read more “Five secrets for creating the perfect romantic getaway”

Why you should keep a penny in the freezer when you visit DINEcountry

frozen pennyFrom 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

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Why your inn reviews matter

TripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceHow many times have you visited one of the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) and thought to yourself that you should write a review on TripAdvisor, BedandBreakfast.com, Yelp or Google+? Sometimes you took the time to … Read more “Why your inn reviews matter”