From Cape Cod’s microbreweries to nano-brews in the Berkshires, Massachusetts is filled with craft brewing options for beer lovers. Pair a tour of Massachusetts microbreweries with a stay at any of the Distinctive Inns of New England members located in … Read more
While it may be the shortest month of the year, February is long on love. February is American Heart Month, and National Creative Romance Month! There’s no better way to get the heart beating than a romantic getaway to … Read more
Today we’ll continue our series dedicated to combining the perfect honeymoon with Distinctive Inns in Massachusetts. For those who don’t have time for a full honeymoon, a Massachusetts mini-moon is the perfect answer. You’ll find four of the 12 Distinctive … Read more
It may still be spring, but summer travel is increasingly on everyone’s minds. With lower gas prices and warmer temps already underway in the six New England states, travelers are looking toward New England summer vacations. The 12 Distinctive Inns … Read more
Let’s face it, there’s nothing fun about taxes. Tax time can be a stressful time for most people. Perhaps that’s why April has been named Stress Awareness Month. But there’s a pay-off that comes in the middle of the month. … Read more
Something like 95-percent of Americans make resolutions at the beginning of the new year. And something like 95-percent of that 95-percent don’t make it past the first month in fulfilling those resolutions. The 12 members of Distinctive Inns of New … Read more
The Monday after Thanksgiving has popularly come to be known as Cyber Monday, a form of online “Black Friday”. Last year the Distinctive Inns of New England got in on the Cyber Monday fun making their best offers of the … Read more
What to pack for the upcoming fall New England getaway may be top on the mind of many travelers anticipating a leaf-peeping holiday. After all, if you’re flying to your destination, space is tight … Read more
With Labor Day being the unofficial end to summer, we’re gearing up for a colorful fall foliage season in DINEcountry. According to Yankee Magazine, wizards of New England fall foliage predictions, we can look forward to peak foliage coming … Read more
Fall colors have come a little earlier to DINE country this year. And while we’re experiencing beach weather throughout all of New England this weekend, the cooler temps, especially in the North Country, jump-started the color especially in the last … Read more
Tea time is a special occasion at the Captain’s House Inn. Served daily, guests look forward to this afternoon tradition at the Captain’s House. Thus, it’s no surprise that their featured recipes would include a favorite tea. Try it … Read more
We're celebrating Day #2 of American Chocolate Week with two recipes that're not only delicious but beautiful too. Today we present Chocolate Bourbon Bread Pudding from the Cheterfield Inn and Red Velvet Whoopie Pies from the Deerfield Inn. Wow! What a line up of fabulously decadent desserts to celebrate the week. Just to make you feel better, we'll remind you that chocolate helps you lower blood pressure and live longer too. So bake to your heart's content and celebrate American Chocolate Week with recipes from DINE member inns.
Just two more days to the outset of American Chocolate Week (March 14-20, 2011). If you’ve been following this blog, you’ve undoubtedly been collecting recipes all week. If you’re just discovering it now, be sure to scroll down and gather … Read more
According to USA.gov , taking a trip is among the top New Year’s resolutions year after year. About.com Pittsburgh contends that recent polls conducted by General Nutrition Centers, Quicken, and others shows that more than 50% of Americans vow to appreciate loved ones and spend more time with family and friends this year. This would lead one to believe that taking a trip to spend more quality time with friends and family rates high on many resolution-making travelers’ minds this year.
Flashback to at least seven generations before us in a walk through Historic Deerfield located in the 330-year-old New England Town of Deerfield, Massachusetts. Back in the 1930’s, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Flynt migrated to the small town wishing to … Read more