A holiday tour of Distinctive Inns of New England – Part II

Last week, we took you on an armchair tour of the beautiful holiday decorations in our Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) member inns found in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.  This week, as we look forward to a white … Read more

Distinctive holiday décor at distinctive inns

Christmas tree at Grafton Inn, VermontWhen 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

Make breakfast the most romantic meal of the day

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 in DINE country

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

Get inspired by DINE decorations

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

Five reasons your gift will be the favorite one this holiday season

Give the gift of getaway to a Distinctive Inn of New EnglandWhether 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

Holiday getaways high on B&B travelers list

holidays at inn at Harbor Hill MarinaIt’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

Best wishes for a great July 4th weekend

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!

Take a holiday tour of DINE inns

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

Getting ready for American Chocolate Week

Chocolate makes the heart grow fonder and the DINE getaway sweeter.

Chocolate makes the heart grow fonder and the DINE getaway sweeter.

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 … Read more

Three great recipes to brighten the holidays

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.

Signs of the Holidays at DINE inns – Part II

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

Signs of the holidays at DINE inns

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.