June blooms in DINE country – Part II

Spring wreath on the side door of Captain Jefferds InnLast week we took you on an armchair tour of many of the gardens and blooms at the coastal members of Distinctive Inns of New England. Now that we’re a week later, so much is in bloom you will be … Read more

June blooms in DINE country

Pansies welcome guests to the Camden Maine Stay Inn.June is busting out all over in gardens, fields and areas surrounding the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England (DINE).  Despite a chilly and somewhat gloomy few weeks, spring is coming to New England and bringing beautiful color to … Read more

How do DINE gardens grow – Part 2

This week, we're heading to Vermont, Rhode Island and Massachusetts! While reading and photos help to give you an idea of the beauty of our gardens, seeing them in person is really the way to go. Have you planned your June getaway to any of the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England? Now is the time to come while days are warm, nights are cool (perfect for snuggling) and gardens are just beginning to bloom.

How do DINE gardens grow

With an unusually cold winter and spring, the gardens at the 11 Distinctive Inns of New England are a bit behind, but Mother Nature played catch up for a few days recently and warm sunshine helped to make those gardens pop. Spring time has definitely come to Northern New England DINE inns, and summer is on it's way to reaching our Southern DINE members. Time to start planning your spring and summer getaways to DINEcountry!

Part II: Visualizing Spring

Throughout New England birds are returning, tiny buds are beginning to show, and spring getaways to romantic New England inns are on the mind. Each of the 11 DINE inns are ready to welcome travelers with everything from outdoor getaways to culinary capers. Even if you don't see spring in your backyard, we're making it easy to see it in ours. Just visualizing spring and summer gardens puts spring in our steps and a smile on our faces. We hope it does the same for you!