Is it sweater weather yet?

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 in order to fit everything into … Read more

Spring News from DINE

Just in case you missed the DINE newsletter, we thought we’d share news from Distinctive Inns of New England on our blog. Throughout the winter, DINE innkeepers have been busy updating and renovating rooms, grounds and baths throughout our 12 Read more

Not your Grandma’s house, Part II

Delicious dessert from Chesterfield InnLast week we introduced our newest campaign, #Notyourgrandmashouse.  It’s an effort to show those who’ve never been to a B&B that today’s inns are not filled with old, uncomfortable antiques, lace covered bureaus and no, you won’t have to … Read more

Not Your Grandma’s House

Privacy Sign at Captain's House InnAs we hit January 1st each year suddenly all intentions are on the table.  New Year’s resolutions are rampant at this time of year and even the Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE) will not be left out when … Read more

Pumped up about pumpkins

Right about now in #DINEcountry, we start getting really pumped up about pumpkin recipes.  From pumpkin pancakes to pumpkin Creme Brulee, DINE innkeepers have found ways to create fabulous pumpkin desserts that can be served for breakfast, lunch and … Read more

What’s your Travel Effect?

The Travel Effect campaign is working hard to reverse that thinking and to prove that the travel experience actually does have a measurable and purposeful impact. The Travel Effect campaign is working hard to prove through new and original research the economic, societal, business and personal benefits of travel. We at Distinctive Inns of New England support the #TravelEffect campaign. The 11 Distinctive Inns of New England have seen first hand the truth behind the "hidden" health benefits that travel can have on us all.

Everyone loves a good mystery

If you are not yet following Distinctive Inns on Facebook, start now. Simply click here and "like" the page. You'll not only find ways to win free stays and other prizes, but we promise to delight you with our Monday Morning Ha-Ha cartoons and our Wine Wednesday missives. It's a lot of fun to follow DINE on Facebook. You'll be the first to know deal alerts and last-minute availability announcements for your quick romantic New England getaways! And you'll have the chance to solve our Mystery Photo contest too.

Oh baby, it's cold outside: Great ideas for winter warm ups

The outdoor temperatures throughout New England may be hitting a winter low, but inside the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England, life is aglow. From hot tea to crackling fires, we're celebrating winter with romantic New England getaways, spa vacations and more. Mother Nature just delivered a winter package of snow at all 11 DINE inns, so this is the month to get out and enjoy winter fun, then come back in for the perfect warm up!

Free rooms and extra special deals from DINE inns

Free? Did somebody say free? When an DINE InnkeeperS offer complimentary rooms ears perk up. A number of DINE inns have created fabulous programs to reward everyone from parents to photographers for their hard work. Whether it’s a romantic New England getaway or a spa getaway package, you will find it on the packages page of www.DistinctiveInns.com.