Give the gift of experience this holiday season

gift of getaway from Distinctive Inns of New EnglandDecember is a gift-giving month.  No matter how you celebrate the holidays, this is the month of giving.  For many, the joy of giving exceeds that of receiving.  It does for us at Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE), where … Read more “Give the gift of experience this holiday season”

Fall guide to leaf peeping getaways in DINE country

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 “Fall guide to leaf peeping getaways in DINE country”

Brexit implies closer to home summer getaways to DINE country

The Sun, Brexit voteUp until today, the looming Brexit vote was more or less an abstraction for American travelers.  Many thought of it as a preoccupation for those across the pond, but not anything we here in the states would need to worry … Read more “Brexit implies closer to home summer getaways to DINE country”

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”

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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DINE is Passing the Buck to You

You’ve discovered Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE). Perhaps you’ve stayed at one of the 12 member inns located throughout the six New England states, or maybe Dine Dollars, DINE referral program, Distinctive Inns of New England referral certificateyou’ve discovered DINE through its website, Facebook page or this blog. … Read more “DINE is Passing the Buck to You”

What’s new at DINE inns, Part III

As summer comes to an end, we hope that our readers will still be able to squeeze in one more romantic getaway to one of the Distinctive Inns of New England.  With beautiful, warm summer weather forecasted for the … Read more “What’s new at DINE inns, Part III”

DINE with us, stay healthy this new year

In a recent article in the AARP Bulletin entitled 10 Tips for Better Health author Nissa Simon suggested if your new year’s resolutions have you facing another rigorous regimen of diet and exercise, you’re bound to give up in less than a month. Instead, while the article suggested 10 healthy resolutions for better health we couldn’t help but notice that most of those ideas could be best achieved at any of the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England. The conclusion: combine a DINE getaway with getting healthy in the new year, and you’ve got the perfect way to stay committed to your resolution!

OMG! It's August and I still need my DINEscape

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.

Sleep: The answer to everything

Chances are you’ve wished at some point in your life you’d discover the secret to eternal youth.  OK, it might not be fun to be 16 your whole life, but happy and healthy often tops the list of wishes when … Read more “Sleep: The answer to everything”

Hot Deals at Distinctive Inns of New England

Oh baby, it may still be cold outside, but inside you’ll find hot deals at Distinctive Inns of New England.  Look for everything from great rates to hot dates at DINE member inns throughout New England.  With special offers on … Read more “Hot Deals at Distinctive Inns of New England”

This holiday season, give the gift everyone wants

Sometimes the holidays bring out the best in people, yet the shopping quandary can  also raise the ire of some not sure what to give this holiday season.  What to get Grandma and Grandpa who want nothing, yet give lavishly?  … Read more “This holiday season, give the gift everyone wants”

Vermont's Best Kept Secret – Lake Memphremagog in Newport, VT

Travel through Vermont’s green rolling hills until you reach nearly a mile before Quebec, Canada and you will discover one of Vermont’s coverts, Lake Memphremagog. Try and say that ten times fast. Newport, Vermont’s 27-mile fresh water glacial lake is … Read more “Vermont's Best Kept Secret – Lake Memphremagog in Newport, VT”