Brew-Inn, Part V: Favorite microbreweries and distilleries in New Hampshire

We’ve been taking quite the New England arm chair beer tour over the past month in the DINE blog.  Originally, we started with craft breweries, but quickly our exploration expanded to include distilleries and wineries too.  We like to call … Read more

When is an inn not an inn?

With so many lodging choices for travelers, the lines have blurred between all the options.  And it’s no wonder.  Hotel chains like Holiday Inn, Knights Inn and Mictrotel Inns call themselves inns, but they’re not.  A shared room in someone’s … Read more

Five ways to find peace, calm and serenity at DINE inns

electionoverIt’s been a tough week.  Heck, let’s face it –  it’s been a tough election year. Highlighted by a contentious and often nasty Presidential race, then compounded by senate and congressional battles we were barraged by negativism. And then there … Read more

Five ways to be the greatest inn guest

Guests arrive as strangers and leave as friendsd at DINE innsEveryone loves to be loved, especially travelers.  Humans seek approval and conversely, the most powerful punishment comes from shame.  Thus, we at Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) are here to tell inngoers how to be number-one on every innkeepers’ … Read more

What we love about inns and B&Bs

Innkeepers from Deerfield Inn and Chesterfield InnSubaru loves to talk about what they love to love about their cars.  This got us thinking about what we love to love about our inns and B&Bs.  The innkeepers at the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) often … Read more

Meet the Innkeepers: Dave and Sue Labrie, Inn at Harbor Hill Marina

By now, you’ve had the chance to get some up-close-and-personal insight into three of the Distinctive Inns of New England’s members.  We like to think that one of the most important things that set an inn-stay apart from a … Read more

MEET THE INNKEEPERS: Claudio and Roberta Latanza of Camden Maine Stay Inn

One of the best parts about staying at an inn is the opportunity to meet interesting people.  Some like chatting with guests and from time to time guests have become very good friends after meeting at one of the Distinctive Read more