They call March the sweetest month of the year. As the sap starts flowing, Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) innkeepers start pulling out the maple recipes and maple syrup goes top of mind for all in Northern New England. … Read more
Old Man Winter has been in high gear, revving up the snow engines while sending the thermometer plunging. From blizzards to polar vortex temps, New England’s winter has been marked with near-records. The Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) have … Read more
Recently Booking.com, one of the powerhouses of hotel and accommodations booking directories, offered up some very interesting predictions for travel in 2017. In an article entitled 8 Big Travel Predictions for 2017, Booking.com used data from 12,781 respondents across … Read more
We’re counting down the days to Cyber Monday when the Distinctive Inns of New England offer up their best sale of the year. We held off in revealing our Cyber Monday offers until Thanksgiving, but here’s your chance to find … Read more
Up 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
Ask any of the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) innkeepers, and they’ll tell you that travelers love packages. By bundling meals and entertainment/adventure together, DINE inns create almost the same offerings as an all-inclusive New England resort. Packages … 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
They say Valentine’s Day is for lovers, but for the 50-or-more percent of Americans who remain unattached and single on Valentine’s Day it’s a ruthless reminder that they’re on their own to buy chocolates and roses. Distinctive Inns of New … 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
Oh baby, it’s cold outside. And this winter there have been days after a new snowfall when it’s wonderful to be outside, walking through the woods beneath new snowfall. Other times, it’s just too cold. The 12 Distinctive Inns of … Read more
While every day is Valentine’s Day in DINE country, we like to think of February as the month for lovers. Visit any of the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) and you’ll find plenty of couples around crackling fires. … 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
For many years, B&Bs throughout the country have taken to thanking veterans and active military for their service with special offers in November, in honor of Veteran’s Day. This year, in keeping with our efforts to thank those under-recognized groups … 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
The beauty of our Southern Coastal DINEtinerary is the proximity of the three inns included. With each inn under 2 hours from one another, it leaves plenty of time to explore the region. This six day Southern Coastal Itinerary offers two days each three wonderful inns, with plenty of time for beaches, sightseeing and great dining. Starting from the southern-most DINE property, this DINEtinerary can be accomplished easily from south to north or north to south.
Last week we introduced some of the themed packages offered by the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England, focusing on romantic getaways and weekend retreats. Because we all know the way to your loved ones’ heart is through their stomach, we’ll focus on some of the fabulous culinary vacations and wonderful foodie experiences at DINE Inns.