New 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
You’ve made it through Cyber and Black Shopping Weeks, now it’s time for the best deals of all. For twelve days in a row – from December 1 through December 12th – each of the DINE inns will announce … Read more
When it comes to holiday decorating the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England have all the bases covered. The holiday décor is as distinctive as the inns themselves as pine boughs, red ribbons, and pine trees fill the inns with … Read more
As we approach February, there’s just one thing on the minds of Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) innkeepers’ minds: romance. While every month romance reigns at the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England, but with Valentine’s Day in … Read more
We’ve decked the halls with bows of holly and trimmed trees, gazebos and planters too. The 11 Distinctive Inns of New England are ready to welcome holiday revelers for getaways to escape the holi-daze and to usher in the New … Read more
We know innkeepers are harbingers of hospitality and fabulous foodies, but did you know they are also distinctive decorators too? When it comes to the holidays, the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England pull out all the decorating stops. Whether … Read more
Whether exchanged throughout Hanukkah or on Christmas day, the gift of getaway will surely top the list of favorite presents this holiday season. Visit Distinctive Inns of New England’s Cyber Monday link, and not only will you have a choice … Read more
It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays in DINEcountry, as the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England innkeepers decorate with boughs, berries and bows. Shoppers are busy crossing off their list, but guess what else B&B travelers are … Read more
While we're hoping that your long July 4th weekend can be spent at one of the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England, we know that for some July 4th means backyard picnics and community fireworks displays! As Tropical Storm Arthur bears down on the Coastal parts of DINEcountry, we're keeping our fingers crossed that no matter if you're inside or outside, your July 4th weekend will be sunny, bright and red, white and blue!
The halls are decked and the fa-la-la-la-la-la is underway for the holiday season at all 11 Distinctive Inns of New England. From the mountains of New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont to the shores of Cape Cod, Rhode Island and … Read more
We were always under the impression that the whole month of March was a national chocolate holiday, but after doing some research, we’ve learned that the American celebration of chocolate takes place the third week in March every year. Click … Read more
Just in time for Christmas, we're bringing you a few wonderful ideas from our DINE recipe vaults. Whether you need to feed cookies to Santa or feed breakfast to a crowd, these recipes will come in handy in the next week. From all of us at Distinctive Inns of New England, happiest of holidays to you and your loved ones.
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
December is here in full force and the eleven Distinctive Inns of New England have once again pulled out all the stops to create visions of sugarplums and to jingle the bells for guests. Whether you're looking for great holiday decorating ideas or simply need a romantic New England getaway, jump in the car and go over the river and through the woods to your favorite DINE inn.
Planning to tie the knot this holiday season….in your apron that is?? Tis the season to get jolly in the kitchen, and innkeepers from Distinctive Inns of New England are here to not only provide luxury country inn getaways, but … Read more
There’s an interesting campaign underway sponsored by the B&B industry which might be of interest to everyone in search of romantic New England getaways and New England travel. A sort of “Got Milk” campaign to help travelers discover what today’s … Read more
It’s always amazed me that in a small consortium of nine inns, two of the DINE member inns are owned by innkeepers who’ve come from Italy. You can imagine the meetings when DINE innkeepers get together – lessons in Italian … Read more
It’s holiday time and throughout DINE inns, holiday decorations are WOWing guests. Fresh pine and red berries, baby’s breath, boxwood, and Santa hats add holiday cheer. Yet for some decorating-challenged Martha-Stewart wanna be’s (like me), the holidays pose a … Read more
You want every moment of Christmas day to be special, and we all know that the best way to start the day is with a good breakfast. Breakfast is half the name of the B&Bs and inn-members of Distinctive Inns … Read more