Ideas for New England Winter Fun at Grafton Inn, Vermont

Grafton Inn guest roomOnce again we’re delving into the five best things to do in the winter at the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE).  One by one we’re doing a deep dive into each of the nine DINE inns to offer wonderful … Read more

Ideas for New England Winter Fun at Rabbit Hill Inn

Rabit Hill Inn - winterWe’ve been covering the top five ideas for enjoying a New England winter at Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) on the DINE blog.  Last week we covered all the fun to be enjoyed indoors and out at Harbor Light Read more

Ideas for New England Winter Fun in Marblehead, MA

couple with heart handsThis winter, fall “inn love” with romantic winter getaways at Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE).  Nothing says romantic like falling asleep to the flicker of a fire or an exhilarating walk by the harbor.  We all know that February … Read more

Ideas for New England winter fun at New Hampshire inns

Chesterfield Inn snow and winterWinter is certainly here in full force this week at Distinctive Inns of New England.  After weeks of above normal temps, the Polar Vortex has descended. Old Man Winter is finally here and the best way to embrace it is … Read more

Ideas for value-filled winter fun at New England inns

couple - winterWinter has finally arrived in New England and the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) innkeepers are officially stoked for some winter fun.   The nine DINE inns offer everything from skiing and riding to sleigh rides, winter hiking, skating and … Read more

A new year’s resolution you’ll want to keep: DINE even more in 2023

making resolutions in 2017Did you make a resolution on January 1st and are finding your determination waning right about now? The Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) are here to rescue your resolution resolve. Throw out those old notions of “shoulds” and … Read more

Warm soups from DINE kitchens for cold winter days

Butternut Squash SoupAs temps dip to single digits in parts of DINE country, innkeepers at Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) are skimming through their recipe files for warm soups to soothe the souls of guests and family.  Throughout the years, … Read more

The DINE mantra for 2023: Kindness

Innkeepers are kind to guestsKindness does not come as a new concept to the innkeepers at Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE). In fact, the nine DINE innkeepers are among the most kind-hearted people you’ll ever meet. Recall the Tea & Sympathy story on … Read more

In 2023 opt for experiences not more stuff

New year fresh startRecently, an article on WellnessMama.com appeared and really got us thinking here at Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE). It was shocking to read all the statistics about how much stuff people in America  have and accumulate. We at the … Read more

A virtual tour of holiday decorations at DINE inns – Part III – Maine & CT inns

Gold holiday trees at Inn at Harbor Hill MarinaHanukkah is upon us and Christmas is not far away.  The innkeepers at the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) have decked the halls and are bringing on the Figgy Pudding.  With last week’s storm, we have a white Christmas … Read more