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
It’s the beginning of a new year and how many of you made resolutions? Raise your hand. Now how many of you resolved to live a healthier lifestyle? Yup! Just as we thought. How many promised to be healthier eaters? … Read more
When it comes to packaging overnight stays with everything from dog treats for your four-legged friends to dinners, train rides, spa treatments and ziplines, the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England have you covered. Lodging packages are the next … 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
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
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.
Depending on where you were in DINE country on the first day of spring, you were either welcomed with a foot of snow or flowers in the yard. The photos on Facebook were a keen reminder that from one end … Read more
Good news! Plan your romantic New England getaway on the 9th of March, April or May and your room rate will be $9.00! In return for this very special rate, we ask guests to offer a $100 or more donation to the local food bank or hunger relief program in the DINE member inn's community. This is one very special way the Distinctive Inns of New England can put hunger to bed this winter and sprin
We know there’s plenty of waste in our government, and that’s simply a crime. But what’s worse is that $3.4 billion in vacation time was thrown away in 2011, according to a survey by Expedia.com. Now that’s really criminal! Go … Read more
Oh baby, it may still be cold outside, but inside you’ll find hot deals at Distinctive Inns of New England. Look for everything from great rates to hot dates at DINE member inns throughout New England. With special offers on … Read more
When it comes to first timers, it can sometimes be tougher to convince the guys to choose a New England country inn. Women envision beautifully decorated rooms, haute amenities and leaving the cooking to someone else. Guys often fear they’ll … Read more
Distinctive Inns of New England are rewarding their guests with incentives for their gas tanks. “Take the Prius to see us,” says Brian Mulcahy of the Rabbit Hill Inn, as he encourages couples to travel together while celebrating the 11… Read more
Recently, an innkeeper shared with me that one of her guests decided that 2011 would be the year of fun. Forget the weight loss; throw away the decision to cut back on the things you love. Rarely do people ever come to the end of their life and wished they'd given up more sweets. Make this your year of laughter and fun too.