A merry and bright holiday message from DINE country

Grafton Inn holiday decorIt’s sure beginning to feel like something exciting is about to happen in DINE country.  As we approach both Hanukkah and Christmas there’s that feeling of excitement in the air at the Distinctive Inns of New England’s member inns.  As … Read more

Countdown to the best inn deals of the year

Cyber Monday offers from Distinctive Inns of New EnglandCyber Monday is celebrated each year on the Monday after Thanksgiving.  This year it’s celebrated on Monday, November 28, 2016. It’s also the Monday after Black Friday, and the Internet equivalent of the best day of deals before the holiday … Read more

Four great reasons to give the gift of DINE this holiday season

Distinctive Inns of New England gift certificate salesThis holiday season, give the gift of getaway, and you’ll be the hero of the household and the office. Each of the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England offer gift certificates available this holiday season for gift giving. And it’s … Read more

Distinctive holiday décor at distinctive inns

Christmas tree at Grafton Inn, VermontWhen it comes to holiday decorating the 12 Distinctive Inns of New England have all the bases covered. The holiday décor is as distinctive as the inns themselves as pine boughs, red ribbons, and pine trees fill the inns with … Read more

Cyber Monday offers from Distinctive Inns of New England

Cyber Monday offers from Distinctive Inns of New EnglandThe 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

We’ve decked the halls in DINE country

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

Get inspired by DINE decorations

We know innkeepers are harbingers of hospitality and fabulous foodies, but did you know they are also distinctive decorators too?  When it comes to the holidays, the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England pull out all the decorating stops.  Whether … Read more

Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes from Distinctive Inns of New England

Tis the season for all things sweet, and cookies top the list on holiday tables at this time of year.  Whether you’re participating in your neighborhood cookie walk or baking them to offer as holiday gifts, December marks cookie season.  … Read more

Five reasons your gift will be the favorite one this holiday season

Give the gift of getaway to a Distinctive Inn of New EnglandWhether exchanged throughout Hanukkah or on Christmas day, the gift of getaway will surely top the list of favorite presents this holiday season.  Visit Distinctive Inns of New England’s Cyber Monday link, and not only will you have a choice … Read more

Holiday getaways high on B&B travelers list

holidays at inn at Harbor Hill MarinaIt’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays in DINEcountry, as the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England innkeepers decorate with boughs, berries and bows.  Shoppers are busy crossing off their list, but guess what else B&B travelers are … Read more

Take a holiday tour of DINE inns

The halls are decked and the fa-la-la-la-la-la is underway for the holiday season at all 11 Distinctive Inns of New England. From the mountains of New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont to the shores of Cape Cod, Rhode Island and … Read more

DINE unveils monthly promotions

Over the course of 2014, the Distinctive Inns of New England will honor everyone from clergy to health care professionals to teachers and our military with promotions and offers tied to specific months. Each member of Distinctive Inns of New England will craft their own offer to recognize the theme. Not every member can participate in every promotion, but as you will see, many will honor those people and themes we’ve chosen in most of the promotions.

Signs of the Holidays at DINE inns – Part II

Last week, we took you on an armchair tour of many of the Distinctive Inns of New England’s holiday decorations.  Yet with 11 member inns, there’s just too many photos to fit in to one blog entry.  This week, we’re … Read more

Signs of the holidays at DINE inns

December is here in full force and the eleven Distinctive Inns of New England have once again pulled out all the stops to create visions of sugarplums and to jingle the bells for guests. Whether you're looking for great holiday decorating ideas or simply need a romantic New England getaway, jump in the car and go over the river and through the woods to your favorite DINE inn.