With your four-legged friend in town during your next vacation, enjoy these recommendations for dog-friendly activities on Block Island.
Here is our list of our favorite things to do with kids on Block Island so you can have a relaxing family visit to the island.
If you're looking for a wild place to cool off in the summertime, we've got your recommendations for where to swim in Stowe.
Saratoga Lake is one of the biggest attractions in Saratoga Springs! Next time you're on a lark to our boutique Saratoga Springs hotel The Downtowner, cool off with a paddle around Saratoga Lake with these kayak and SUP rentals in Saratoga Springs.
Pick up supplies for a picnic or to browse the handmade artisan products that make a great vacation memento at the Salem's Farmer's Market!
We recap some of the best new restaurants in Portland so you can make the most of your foodie dining experience the next time you're in town!
We've got some beach tips for Newburyport to ensure that you can make the most out of your next visit to our oceanfront getaway!
With today's farm-to-table movement renewing interest in local food, visit these local farms on Martha's Vineyard to get a true taste of the island.
Oak Bluffs has several places where you can enjoy oysters on Martha's Vineyard, from a hip new oyster bar to a unique tour company.
Whatever your cocktail mood, you're sure to find something to fit the bill at one of these three best cocktail bars in Newport.
Next time you're staying with us on Nantucket, stop into one of these gourmet markets on Nantucket for some of the finest provisions and prepared foods.
Next time you're on a lark to Nantucket, take a day trip out to explore Madaket, to enjoy the beach, fantastic food or catch the sunset.
Bandaloop in Kennebunkport offers farm-to-table fare, a great selection of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free dishes, plus fantastic creative cocktails.
Next time you're on a lark to Cape Cod, visit Spohr Gardens in Falmouth—they're a must-see for any garden lover visiting Cape Cod.
Next time you're on a lark to our boutique Edgartown hotels, bring your bike along (or rent one!) and explore the island on two wheels.
No summertime visit to Maine is complete without a lobster dinner, preferably one eaten while overlooking the water. We have recommendations for the best lobster in Camden, but the Maine Lobster Festival is a special event not to be missed.
Climb a tower to get a great view, take a trip out to an island, or venture up the coast to see these iconic lighthouses near Camden.
Beach Road Weekend, a Martha's Vineyard music festival, is offering 10% off ticket prices to guests of our Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and Cape Cod hotels!
Traveling to Portland, Maine this summer? From brewery tours to nature walks and plenty of seafood, consider these tips for a successful stay!
We're making a splash on Block Island with a grand opening Beach Party! Join us on July 5, 2019 for a beach BBQ and a beachfront concert with G. Love and friends!
To help make business travel to Salem that much easier, we’ve partnered with Workbar to offer members and Merchant guests a great deal!
If you're looking to inject a little culture into your stay, check out these events happening over the next few weeks, hosted by Friends of Twenty Summers!
The Coonamessett, Lark Hotels’ boutique Falmouth hotel, and event space, debuts the Cape’s newest music venue this year, Coonamessett Ballroom.
Kennebunkport's Launch! Maritime Festival celebrates the area's rich heritage with a festival that showcases boats, beer, and seafood—our favorites!
From June 17-23, 2019, celebrate Portland Wine Week and check out all of the various restaurants and bars around the city!
From oysters on the half shell to steamed lobster, these seafood restaurants on Block Island have fresh, locally-caught seafood on the menu.
Thanks to the island's sandy beaches & great breaks in Block Island Sound, surfing on Block Island is a favorite activity among locals and travelers alike.
Stop into one of the best bakeries in Saratoga Springs for a coffee and a pastry—or perhaps a freshly baked baguette for an in-room happy hour!
Next time you're on a lark to our boutique Plum Island hotel and the craving strikes, enjoy one of the best burgers in Newburyport.
Next time you're on a lark to Newburyport, enjoy a whale watching trip to the Gulf of Maine to spot some of New England's resident whales.
In an effort to deepen the connection with our great community and city, The Merchant is excited to bring you its first ever Salem charity event on May 30, 2019!
Walk from our boutique hotel Summercamp in the heart of Oak Bluffs to any of these restaurants for some of the best seafood in Oak Bluffs.
Opening for the season is always an exciting time of year and there are a handful of spring activities on Martha's Vineyard to enjoy!
From author events, live music acts, plays, and art shows, these three venues are sure to have a packed calendar of events in Portsmouth during your visit.
We are thrilled that our fourteen of our boutique hotels have made the 2019 Condé Nast Travelers Readers' Choice Awards List - vote for us today!
When you find yourself on a lark to Block Island Beach House, visit these lighthouses to take in the beautiful beachy scenery.
We've got the low-down on everything you need to know about bicycle and moped rentals on Block Island to help you cruise through your vacation!
Whether you're a fan of the sport or play yourself, here are the best places to play tennis in Newport the next time you're on a lark
The best coffee shops on Nantucket take great pride in preparing the perfect espresso drink or drip coffee and many offer those much needed sweet treats.
Spring is a beautiful time on the California coast—the rainy season is ending and the bright colors are starting to return to the landscape.
Still one of the new restaurants in Salem, Counter has undergone a refresh to provide a new menu reflecting the distinctive feel of 1950s lunch counters!
When you’re searching for Mother’s Day events in Camden, look no further than Whitehall and our fabulous Mother's Day Brunch and Mother's Day Package!
When you're not out touring the beautiful coast of Maine, take some time to indulge at one of these relaxing spas in Kennebunkport.
Take some time to experience these art museums in Portland and gain a new appreciation for these creative takes on the Maine lifestyle.
From schooner bums to visiting popular musicians, there's always some great live music to be found in Camden during the spring and summer months!
Looking to learn how to place bets at the track or to see the next generation of artists' work? Check out one of these museums in Saratoga Springs.
We've got recommendations for the best lunch in Salem for the next time you're on a lark to this witchy North Shore town.
From steamers and oysters on the half shell to lobster and local fin fish, we tell you where to find the best seafood in Portsmouth.
We’re thrilled to share the news that the Lark nest will be expanding over the next few months with the addition of four unique properties! With one hotel now open and booking sites for the other three slated to go live in the next few weeks, mark your calendars—it's time to start planning your next lark!
The headlands of Mendocino make one of the best places to go whale watching in California, and no trip would be complete without trying to spot some whales.
When you're looking to relax with a drink in hand, these bars in Mendocino, from upscale to dive bar, will fit whatever your vacation mood might be.
For when you're looking for something a bit more substantial than our small plates, here are three places where you can find the best brunch in Newburyport!
From a historic farm winery to a modern brewery-winery hybrid, these wineries near Newport make for an enjoyable afternoon exploring the area!
Get to know the Falmouth arts community through these three art galleries in Falmouth, and check out some creative interpretations of life on Cape Cod.
Whether you're visiting during the winter or seeking entertainment on a rainy day, knowing about these places to go bowling on Cape Cod will come in handy.
Looking for that perfect vintage piece for your home? Check out these antique shops near Kennebunkport during your next visit to Captain Fairfield.
With a different vibe than chic, coastal Kennebunkport, these new Biddeford restaurants are fantastic options when off on a lark a bit North.
Looking for a bite to eat after dinner or maybe you're getting into town a bit late? Check out these spots for late night food in Portland.
Looking to dine on warm noodles and steamed buns while visiting the city? Check out these Japanese restaurants in Portland to satisfy your craving!
Saratoga Springs' mineral baths are popular among visitors looking to relax and rejuvenate in the cool, naturally carbonated waters.
Showcasing everything from whiskey to cider and of course, lots of beer, this year's Saratoga Beer Week runs from February 19th-23rd and is not to be missed!
Consider these three of our favorite clothing shops in Portsmouth for the next time you're looking to inject some New England style into your wardrobe!
Narrowing down the options for dinner during your visit can be tough, so we put together a list of dinner recommendations for Portsmouth to help you choose!
If you're looking to take your next summer getaway to Martha's Vineyard or Cape Cod to the next level, we highly recommend adding in a cruise with Plan Sea. It's sure to make memories to last a lifetime!
Salem Food Tours are walking tours, showcasing Salem's food and drink scene with stops at some of Salem's best restaurants, breweries, and more.
From seafood dishes to classic favorites, these Plum Island restaurants all offer a great option for dining close to home.
Next time you're on a lark to our boutique Plum Island hotel Blue—Inn on the Beach, fuel up at one of these three vegetarian restaurants in Newburyport.
For the traveling beverage connoisseur, our town is the perfect getaway, with a handful of different winery and brewery tours in Stowe!
Enjoy our recommendations for wintertime outdoor activities in Newport, an awesome year-round destination, and plan your cozy New England getaway today.
If you love live music, visit one of our favorite spots for live music in Newport and experience the charm of this seaside city and its hip party scene!
Whether you're a Red Sox, Bruins or New England Patriots fan, Kennebunkport has some great sports bars where you can grab a bite and watch the game.
These coffee shops in Falmouth take great care and pride in roasting beans and preparing the perfect espresso drink or drip coffee.
Enjoy a caffeinated pick-me-up and a sweet treat from one of the best bakeries on Cape Cod to fuel your afternoon of exploring (or relaxing)!
Learn the basics of our North Shore town and spend an afternoon following the Salem Heritage Trail, Salem's walking history tour.
Stop by some of our favorite Newburyport specialty food shops to shop around for tasty treats, unique gifts or cool souvenirs from your trip.
We love hitting the slopes for some fun in the snow, but it's also nice to warm up and relax in a class at some of the best yoga studios in Stowe.
These three cozy bars in Stowe are perfect for relaxing and enjoying a warming drink in Stowe—and a roaring fire doesn't hurt either!
With so many studios in the city, it can be hard to decide where to go to find some zen so picked our favorite Saratoga Springs yoga classes for you to try!
Escape on a weekend getaway to Upstate New York with your four-legged friend in tow and enjoy some of these dog-friendly activities in Saratoga Springs.
We'll be back to sailing and enjoying the Cliff Walk in no time, but until then, here are our recommendations for things to do in winter in Newport.
There's no shortage of fun things to do in Woods Hole, from great museums to natural beauty and a handful of tasty restaurants.
From local oysters to Dungeness crab, we've put together a list of (our picks) for the best seafood in Mendocino for your enjoyment during your next visit!
Stop at one of these three restaurants on Cape Cod where you'll find our favorite winter fare and a cozy corner in which to enjoy it.
Stop at these three gift shops on Cape Cod for that perfect thank you gift for the pet sitter or souvenir to remember your visit!
While some are more curated than others, hunting for a bargain is half the fun at any one of these consignment shops in Portsmouth!
With snow anywhere from November to April, there's no shortage of winter activities in Saratoga Springs for you to explore during your next visit!
On your next visit to Saratoga Springs, stop at these three art galleries in Saratoga Springs to check out the creative takes on New York art.
A new brewery and distillery serving craft beer and cocktails in Kennebunk has opened up in Lower Village and we think you're going to love it!
From burgers and milkshakes to and island hot spot to Southern Cajun––here's what you need to know about the hottest new Portland restaurants.
You'll learn about the history of the area, see a lighthouse, and experience the draw of the North Shore's coastal beauty during any one of these nature walks in Salem!
When you're craving a sweet treat, a caffeinated pick-me-up, or a late night snack, head to one of our three favorite bakeries in Salem.
Many coffee shops in Newport take great care and pride in roasting beans and preparing the perfect espresso drink or drip coffee.
The next time you're on a lark to one of our Newport boutique hotels, seek out these Rhode Island foods for a taste of some regional delicacies.
Take advantage of these winter activities in Newburyport before heading back for a cozy night in at our boutique Newburyport hotel!
Visiting us this holiday season (we hope you are!)? The village comes alive during December and these festive holiday events in Stowe are not to be missed.
Whether you're into skiing, snowshoeing, or want to give dog sledding a try, we have some great recommendations for snow activities in Stowe!
From a massage in town to a day trip out to natural hot springs, we have your recommendations for spas in Mendocino for the next time you're in town!
These three bars have cozy corners for you to relax and enjoy yourself over a warm drink in Kennebunkport—a roaring fire doesn't hurt either!
In between beach walks and lobster rolls, it can be nice to take a moment for some quiet restoration at one of our favorite yoga studios in Falmouth.
Our hotel is within walking distance to all of the downtown music venues, so grab your dancing shoes and check out some live music in Portland!
With great access to trails through public lands, there's plenty of places to go birding in Stowe, so grab your binoculars and head out!
Here are our three recommendations for the best lunch in Stowe, for the next time you're on a lark to this New England ski village.
Salem Fall Restaurant Week is a 5-day celebration of the Northshore’s top cuisine and this year, Counter will be offering a special menu!
The next time you're on a lark to our upstate New York destination,enjoy these recommendations for things to do with kids in Saratoga Springs!
Whether you're out exploring the shops of downtown Saratoga or heading to the race track, make a pit stop at one of best coffee shops in Saratoga Springs.
These rainy day activities in Mendocino will tide you over until the sun returns and you can enjoy that spectacular Northern California scenery again!
From a family favorite to authentic, Neapolitan, consider these three places to enjoy some of the best pizza on Nantucket.
Once you've gotten Fido's dog bed moved in, hit the town with this list of dog-friendly activities in Provincetown for a great weekend away.
Check out these three studios offering Provincetown yoga classes will help you keep up with your practice while traveling.
You'll be ready for a day of exploring all that there is to see and do in this Cape Cod town after one of the best brunches in Falmouth.
Venture out on one of these nature walks near Portsmouth and you'll find several perfect places to enjoy some beautiful New England scenery.
October is like the Super Bowl or Mardi Gras in our city so we thought it was only fitting to create a great list of things to do in Salem in October!
Fall is one of the best seasons in New England and our boutique hotel is the perfect place to return to after a day spent leaf peeping in Midcoast Maine.
As we near the transition into winter, it's the perfect time to take advantage of some great fall events at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.
Many art galleries in Kennebunkport showcase local artists' wares, allowing you to take home a piece of Maine to remind you of your trip all year long.
Next time you're on a getaway in Portland, make a reservation at one of these Portland wine restaurants for a night of good food and perfect wine pairings.
Live music in Saratoga Springs isn't hard to find, especially with a venues like the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and a few other hot spots.
From the lake to the race track, biking in Saratoga Springs offers a fun experience to make your trip to this upstate New York destination truly memorable.
Six Lark Hotels properties named "Top Hotels in New England" in Conde Nast Traveler's 2018 Readers' Choice Awards!
Visit the Newburyport lighthouse, also known as both the Newbury Harbor Light or the Plum Island Light, for a fun afternoon acitivity.
These rainy day activities in Stowe will keep you entertained, no matter the forecast, when you're looking to venture out from our cozy Stowe hotel.
Next time you're on a lark to one of our Newport hotels, stop into these consignment shops in Newport to add some coastal flair to your closet.
With plenty of coffee shops in Oak Bluffs, you'll have no trouble finding a warm cup to accompany you on your island explorations.
While there's no shortage of dining options on the Cape, these romantic restaurants in Falmouth are perfect for date night or any other special occassion.
Make sure to set aside some time during your next visit to head out on a drive and enjoy some of the best leaf peeping Cape Cod has to offer!
Find a great gift or memento of your trip at these three places for antiques near Camden when visiting Whitehall on your fall getaway!
Visiting us this fall? Check out these fall activities in Kennebunkport and enjoy everything from the beautiful foliage to warm apple cider and pumpkin spice.
Enjoy brunching at one of these three brunch spots the next time you're on a lark to one of our boutique Portsmouth hotels!
Patio season may not be as long as we wish it was but it is such a great time of year and we've got a list of some of the best outdoor dining in Portland!
Set out on a Mendocino wine tour with one of these companies and enjoy a day of sipping some of the area's finest wines safely!
These Nantucket cooking classes show off the bounty of the island's local farms and seafood production, providing some education with your delicious meal!
The Martha's Vineyard Food and Wine Festival is a 4-day event that highlights the island's foodie and showcases both local and global culinary talents.
Looking to do some hiking during your next stay at The Downtowner? Check out these three day hikes near Saratoga Springs.
You might think our city is all about horse racing but we've also got wine, some of which is made right at these wineries in Saratoga Springs!
Budding screenwriter? Maybe you just love a good film. Whatever it is, join us at the New Hampshire Film Festival from October October 11-14.
These Provincetown history museums deliver an entertaining afternoon while you learn about one of our favorite Cape Cod beach towns.
From casual brewery to seafood on the waterfront, we've got recommendations for the best outdoor dining in Salem for your next visit to this charming city.
Looking to get your hands on New Englands iconic seafood snack? Check out these one of these three spots to find the best lobster rolls in Newburyport.
Vermont is known for its farms and agricultural products - these two Stowe farmers' markets help to showcase the all of the locally-made goods in the state!
Make sure to check out the fall events happening at the Newport Art Museum this year for some educational and entertaining cultural experiences.
From days spent in the sand to enjoying a sunset over the water, no summer trip to the Vineyard is complete without a trip to one of the best beaches in Oak Bluffs.
Enjoy shopping in Falmouth at these boutiques showcasing local artists and makers with that New England vibe, and take home a keepsake of your time on Cape Cod.
Next time you're on a lark on Mendocino, visit these two lighthouses of Mendocino to learn more about the maritime history of Northern California.
Whether you're looking to take lessons at a farm that specializes in teaching or to go on a daylong trail ride, there's a horseback riding adventure in Martha's Vineyard to suit you.
The next time you're on a lark to KPT, get a different look at the Maine coast by setting sail with one of these sailing cruises in Kennebunkport.
Whether you're visiting at the peak of summer or as we transition into fall, check out these Plum Island kayak and SUP rentals to help you get out on the water!
Now is the time to eat your way through Portland, and our boutique Portland hotel Pomegranate Inn is the perfect home base from which to enjoy these bars and restaurants that make Portland Bon Appetit's Restaurant City of the Year.
Martin Sexton and Ron Artis II bring their unique musical sounds to The Coonamessett for an intimate concert on September 17th.
When you're visiting our boutique island hotels, visit our favorite gift shops on Nantucket for that perfect thank you gift for the petsitter or souvenir to remember your summer on Nantucket.
These three historic tours in Edgartown are a great way to gain a deeper understanding of what makes this island community such a wonderful place to live and visit.
A visit to Saratoga Lake can mean a day full of everything from swimming to fishing, boating and more and we've got tips for how to make the most out of your next lake day!
Our city has so many great places to enjoy breakfast and brunch during your visit—from high end to comfort food, these restaurants have earned a reputation for serving up the best brunch in Saratoga Springs.
Next time you're visiting Cape Cod and our boutique Falmouth hotel, enjoy the best happy hour in Falmouth at one of these waterfront bars.
Cape Cod offers up plenty of ways to have fun in the sun and our boutique hotel is the perfect home base for days spent exploring some of the best beaches in Falmouth.
Check out the shoreline, look for whales, seals, and birds, and soak up the Cape Cod sun with these kayak and SUP rentals in Provincetown.
Enjoy these three bars and nightclubs where you'll find some of that quintessential P'town character for a great night out in Provincetown.
It's no secret that Maine and New England produce some of the world's best craft beer and we've put together a list of the breweries near Camden we recommend checking out to experience the thriving Maine beer scene.
Next time you're on a lark to Camden, visit one of these raw bars to find the best oysters in Camden.
With our tips for biking in Kennebunkport, you can ditch the car, head to one of our favorite bike shops for the perfect set of wheels and head out on scenic rides throughout the town.
G. Love will be bringing his eclectic mix of blues and hip-hop to an intimate acoustic show at The Coonamessett in Falmouth on July 24th.
New Englanders love ice cream, and no summertime visit to Martha's Vineyard is complete without a scoop (or two) of your favorite flavor from one of the best ice cream shops in Oak Bluffs!
With the 6-week racing season kicking off July 20th, we're here with everything you need to know about horse racing in Saratoga for the next time you're on a lark to our boutique hotel.
Use this guide when you're visiting The Downtowner to find a great meal in one of the best Saratoga Springs restaurants.
From cruising the bay at sunset to exploring for the day, being out on the water is such a fun summer activity and we've got three recommendations for boating on Nantucket!
Head to one of the three best bakeries on Nantucket when you're in need of a sweet treat, a caffeinated pick-me-up, or the makings of a beach picnic.
Lobster rolls, fried clams, and fresh cod go hand-in-hand with a visit to the Vineyard. The next time you're looking for a place to go, we recommend these spots as the best seafood shacks on Martha's Vineyard.
These kayak and SUP rentals on Martha's Vineyard will get you all geared up and ready to explore the shoreline, look for whales, seals, and birds, and soak up the Cape Cod sun!
Enjoy some of the best whale watching on Cape Cod with these three charter companies!
Whether spending the day at the beach or shopping on Commercial Street, however you work up an appetite, we've got you covered with recommendations for the best lunch in Provincetown.
Looking to explore our city on two wheels? We've put together a list of our tips for biking in Newport, from best bike shops for rentals to scenic rides by the ocean.
It's no secret that we love the Asian restaurant Long Grain because it serves the best Thai food in Camden and we're thrilled to share the news that the restaurant has moved into a newly expanded space!
Looking to explore the great outdoors while staying with us at Whitehall? We've picked out some of the best hikes in Camden for you to choose from whether you're feeling adventurous or looking for something quick and simple.
Visiting Captain Fairfield during the warmer spring and summer months? When dining out, we recommend checking out these spots for some the best outdoor dining in Kennebunkport!
With so many great options, it can sometimes be hard to decide where to go for dinner but we've done the hard work for you. Check out a few of our favorite restaurants on Washington Avenue during your next trip to Portland!
With water views, sweeping sand beaches, and marshes, enjoy the scenery of the island on these nature walks on Martha's Vineyard.
Next time you're on a lark to Martha's Vineyard, enjoy a fishing charter, a leisurely sightseeing cruise, or a pirate-themed adventure with the kids on these Oak Bluffs boat tours.
We think these Nantucket farmers' markets are the best places to go when you're looking for the perfect items to fill your beach picnic basket!
Check out the shoreline, look for whales, seals, and birds, and soak up the Cape Cod sun as you kayak, SUP, and surf on Nantucket.
These three museums in Mendocino will shed some light on how Mendocino came to be, its inhabitants, and the industries that drive its development.
From casual café to seafood on the waterfront, we've got recommendations for the best outdoor dining in Edgartown for your next visit to this charming, seaside town.
Beaches and summer getaways go almost hand-in-hand. Get out and soak up some sun with our recommendations for best beaches near Portsmouth, NH!
The restaurant scene of the Kennebunks is always changing whether old favorites are changing or new hot spots are opening up. To make the most of your next getaway to KPT, we've got a list of new Kennebunkport restaurants.
We've put together a list of things to do with kids in Falmouth to make sure you're able to make the most out of your next family getaway to Cape Cod!
Need a rainy day activity on historic Broadway Street? We've got you covered! We recommend these great boutiques when shopping in Saratoga Springs.
With the popularity of craft beer around the country, nearly every city has a burgeoning brewery scene and we've scoped out the best breweries in Saratoga Springs for you to try!
With the arrival of the warmer months in Maine, there is plenty of opportunity to get outdoors. Whether you're looking for a long trail ride or a short sightseeing pedal, we've got the perfect route to enjoy biking in Camden.
During your next trip to Whitehall, you may find yourself in need of a pick-me-up while out and about so make sure to check out our recommendations for the best bakeries in Camden!
With water views, sweeping sandy beaches, and marshes, you'll enjoy the scenery of the North Shore on these nature walks in Newburyport.
Whether you're looking to ride through the ocean surf or on a daylong trail ride, there's a horseback riding adventure in Mendocino to suit you.
Next time you're on a lark to our boutique Mendocino hotel, the Inns of the Blue Door Group, make sure to stop into the Mendocino Farmers' Market.
With seven rivers within ten miles of Stowe, there's ample opportunity to go fly and spin fishing and we've got some tips to make the most of fishing in Stowe.
Summertime means baseball and any lover of the sport will find a Cape Cod Baseball League game to be one of the summer's highlights on Cape Cod.
With so much to explore on two wheels, we've gathered our best tips for biking in Falmouth so that you can make the most out of your exploration.
When you're visiting the Grey Lady this summer, grab a beach towel from the front desks of one of our Nantucket boutique hotels and check out the best Nantucket beaches.
Here are our recommendations for the best cocktail bars in Saratoga Springs where you can start or end your night with a great drink.
Our newly remodeled Saratoga Springs boutique hotel The Downtowner is a great place from which to explore the history of Saratoga Springs.
Even if you're bummed to have lost out on a beach day, there are still plenty of things to do on a rainy day in Oak Bluffs.
When visiting the island of Martha's Vineyard, use our guide to find the best Oak Bluffs restaurants, for whatever mood you're in.
From casual brewery to seafood on the waterfront, we've got recommendations for the best outdoor dining in Portsmouth for your next visit to this charming, seaside city.
The Camden Farmers' Market brings vendors from all over the Midcoast area to downtown Camden, only a mile from our Camden boutique hotel Whitehall.
Looking for a day trip? With a variety of things to do in Lincolnville, Whitehall serves as the perfect home base to come back to after a day exploring.
Kick off the new season in Edgartown with the annual Pink & Green Weekend to celebrate the warmer temps and Mother's Day, May 11-13!
We think the best way to explore in a new destination is by taking a two-wheeled tour. Our partnership with Solé Bicycles allows you to do just that!
We are thrilled that our six of our boutique hotels have made the 2018 Condé Nast Travelers Readers' Choice Awards List - vote for us today!
During a visit to the Cape's tip, you may be wondering where to go to get your lobster fix. We think these spots are some of the best places for lobster in Provincetown.
The rainy and cool weather of winter has finally receded and the landscape is starting to bloom again with its beaches, botanical gardens, and festivals, springtime in Mendocino is a great time to visit.
Next time you're on a lark to Falmouth, visit one of these raw bars and seafood market to find the best oysters in Falmouth.
Whether you're in need of some sweet or savory, crunchy or flaky, buttery or dense, enjoy our recommendations for the best bakeries in Newburyport.
As you explore Vermont from our Stowe boutique hotel Field Guide, stop by one of these two sugar houses and enjoy maple season in Stowe.
Next time you're on a lark to Martha's Vineyard, stop into one of these three restaurants where you'll find the best chowder on Martha's Vineyard.
Enjoy a trip to one of these museums on Cape Cod to spend an afternoon learning about the Cape's history and culture, from JFK to the Pilgrims landing.
After a busy day spent exploring Salem, it's time to put your feet up and enjoy a drink. Check out a few of our favorite spots for the best happy hour in Salem!
It's no secret that Newport is home to a pretty large number of great seafood restaurants, but do you know where to go to find the best burger in Newport?
Head to one of these Portsmouth bookstores during your next trip to grab that perfect book for cozying up in bed after a day spent exploring!
Visit one of Wiggly Bridge Distillery's two tasting rooms in York to sample their spirits and learn about the distilling process as interpreted by these Maine entrepreneurs.
Enjoy a night out in Kennebunk complete with dinner, drinks and a game of bowling at Garden Street Bowl -- Kennebunk's newest bowling alley!
With over 90 breweries, we're lucky that some of our favorites are located on the same street. Check out these Portland breweries located on Industrial Way the next time you're visiting our great city!
With so many local farms and specialty food products in Vermont, we created an itinerary for your own food and drink tour of Stowe!
These cocktail bars in Provincetown deliver a well-mixed cocktail served up with that Cape Cod beach town vibe -- perfect for happy hour!
Whether you're looking for that perfect morning cup or a much needed afternoon pick-me-up, we recommend stopping at one of these Provincetown coffee shops.
If you're looking to get out on the water during your visit to Cape Cod, here are two great options for sailing and boating activities in Falmouth.
When you're looking for a hearty meal before a day spent exploring the city, check out these spots for some of the best brunch in Salem.
From a calm vinyasa flow to a beachside bootcamp, check out these yoga and fitness classes in Mendocino during your next visit.
It's no secret that Salem has a rich history. Enjoy some of these tours and classes in Salem to learn more about the towns witchy history.
While we love our towns beaches and restaurants, we also love these Newburyport museums when it comes to learning about our towns nautical history.
No vacation is complete without a hearty brunch before a day full of exploring. We recommend these spots as some of the best brunch on Martha's Vineyard!
We consider these two spots to be some of the best Portsmouth restaurants and continue to be top recommendations for all of our guests.
From seaside shacks to timeless Newport restaurants, check out our recommendations for where to find the best lobster in Newport!
After a long day of exploring or when you need to stock up for a picnic lunch, head to one of these gourmet grocery shops on Cape Cod!
With the most varieties of any state on the East Coast, the Cape has no shortage of oysters. Check out our top picks for the best oyster bars on Cape Cod!
Next time you're visiting our boutique hotel Field Guide, check out one of our favorite bars serving up some of the best cocktails in Stowe.
From decadent chocolates to homemade jams, bread and seaweed products (yes, seaweed!), there is a Mendocino specialty food shop for just about everything.
When you're on a lark to the Cape, finding the best Provincetown beaches will no doubt be high on your to-do list and we've got some great suggestions.
Serving up a variety of styles, check out one of these bars to find some of the best craft beer in Provincetown (and enjoy an app or two)!
Looking for a casual bite? Or maybe you're want to try something new? Whatever the mood, we've got you covered with our list of the best Salem restaurants.
Set in the heart of downtown Salem, Counter is serving up creative cocktails and a dining experience rooted in fresh, simple, modern food.
Cape Cod has some of New England's richest maritime history and a trip to the Cape Cod Maritime Museum will give you a glimpse into the past.
Whether you're searching for something classic or an original creation, we've got a list of spots where you can find the best cocktails in Newburyport.
Looking for things to do during your winter trip to the Cape? We've got a list of some great places to go ice skating and cross-country skiing in Falmouth.
While we await the announcement of Prescott Park Arts Music Series lineup for 2018, we've got some great spots to hear live music all year long!
When you're staying at one of our Portsmouth boutique hotels, here are three options for the best coffee shops in Portsmouth.
Looking for the best lobster rolls in Falmouth? There's no need to search around – we've done the work for you and narrowed down our favorite spots!
When the craving hits for a buttery croissant or a perfectly steamed latte, head to one of these best bakeries in the Kennebunkport area.
These new Portland restaurants are quickly gaining a name for themselves in the city's already diverse and tasty food scene.
While Portsmouth continues to grow its restaurant culture, there is much to be had by crossing the bridge into Kittery, where a culinary renaissance awaits.
Any fan of design or woodwork should visit these locations to appreciate the history of Mendocino redwoods and fine furniture.
Spend an afternoon shopping in Provincetown checking out the myriad of shops on Commercial Street and grab something special to take home.
Whatever you're craving, use this guide when you're visiting Plum Island to find a great meal at one of the best Newburyport restaurants.
Not an ideal beach day? Take a stroll through some of our favorite Falmouth museums to learn about Cape Cod's nautical history.
Enjoy one of these nature walks near Falmouth and spend a day taking in the natural beauty of Cape Cod from its dunes to wetlands and more.
Whether you're looking for a hearty omelette and a stack of pancakes or something light like a smoothie, we've got a few picks for the best brunch in Stowe.
Our city offers a restaurant for every mood and with new spots popping up all the time, we found two new Portsmouth restaurants that are sure to satisfy.
Take a trip back in time and learn about the island's history with a tour of one of our favorite Martha's Vineyard museums in Edgartown!
Treat yourself to a glass of vino (or two) and learn about the craft of winemaking while on a lark and stop at one of these Cape Cod wineries.
Looking to break a sweat while on a lark? These two fitness studios offer yoga and spin classes and are sure to get your heart pumping.
When you're on a lark to Kennebunkport, check out these two local arms for some seasonal decorations, a new houseplant, and some Insta-worthy farm scenes.
When you're visiting Portland, if you find yourself downtown, the Portland Public Market House is the perfect place to stop for lunch or a snack.
Next time you're on a Lark on Cape Cod, visit these three Cape Cod lighthouses to learn about the maritime history of the Cape.
Whether you're looking for a cozy pub dinner, a fine dining experience or some unforgettable Thai food, we have a recommendation for a restaurant in Camden.
Winter in New England, albeit long, can be a lovely time of year and we've got a list of winter activities in Salem to ensure that you have a great visit!
Find the makings of a great in-room happy hour or the perfect gift for a friend at one of our favorite specialty food shops in Stowe!
With winter just around the corner in New England, we're getting ready by making a list of our favorite winter activities in Portsmouth!
Enjoy some retail therapy with some shopping in Newburyport during your next visit! We recommend these three boutiques, each with a unique yet New England vibe.
With plenty of holiday events in Salem during December, our great city boasts the same festive spirit and New England charm from Halloween to New Years!
Make a new tradition this year with a quiet retreat on the coast, and check off your gift list with some local holiday shopping in Mendocino.
With a restaurant for every occasion, we recommended letting your taste buds lead the way to dinner at one of the best Provincetown restaurants.
With a healthy art community that supports over 35 Provincetown art galleries, there is no shortage of art to explore while visiting the tip of the Cape.
We love to go on a lark and explore the Cape and we've got some great recommendations for things to do on Cape Cod during your next visit!
Whether you're visiting Provincetown or Falmouth, stop into one of these three Cape Cod breweries for a cold one and a snack.
Portland has a variety of yoga studios that offer different styles of classes so that you can enjoy a relaxing flow during your trip to Maine.
From mid-November to January, 1st, 2018, Christmas at the Newport Mansions brings festive holiday cheer to Bellevue Avenue with tours and special events.
The holidays in Kennebunkport are a special time and Captain Fairfield Inn, with its warming fire pit and cozy beds is the perfect home base this season.
For those times when you just can't leave the pup at home, check out these recommendations for dog-friendly activities in Newburyport.
After a day exploring on the chilly mountain, we recommend a stop at one of Stowe's best après ski restaurants for a cocktail and some tasty apps.
With many of the participating restaurants just a short walk from our hotels, explore the food and drink scene in Salem during Salem Fall Restaurant Week!
It's not a vacation to the Vineyard without some shopping in Edgartown and we've got a few favorite places for you to check out.
While many shops, bars, and restaurants close after the high season, we've got a list of places to eat year-round on Nantucket.
After a day spent relaxing at the beach or exploring the shops and the historic district of downtown, enjoy the best oysters in Newburyport.
With our list of dog-friendly activities in Oak Bluffs and our accommodating dog-friendly suite, there's no need to leave your four-legged friend at home!
Come the off-season, those beachside clam shacks close up but a variety of our favorite restaurants are still serving up the freshest seafood.
Our city has a huge variety of different cafés and restaurants to choose from but don't fret, we've got some great recommendations for lunch in Portsmouth.
While there is, of course, ample rocky coast to explore in Maine, we recommend considering a day trip inland to visit some of these wineries near Camden.
Whether you're looking for a quick summit with some spectacular views or a stroll around a waterfront nature preserve, we've got a few great hikes for you!
The next time you visit Southern Maine, stop into one of these spots for live music in Kennebunkport to enjoy a drink and some tunes.
With crisp evenings and rolling hills of fall foliage, Midcoast Maine is a great place to visit in the fall and we've got list of fall activities in Camden!
Just a 5-minute walk into town from Summercamp, Offshore Ale Co. is a great place to enjoy craft beer on Martha's Vineyard –a perfect place for happy hour!
With fresh island breezes blowing through the class, an hour of yoga on Martha's Vineyard will help you to have a relaxing stay on the island.
If you're looking for things to do on Chappaquiddick for your next visit, we've compiled a list of some great tips and recommendations!
We love these unique Halloween events in Portland. They're a great way to explore the spooky side of Portland while learning about the city's history!
After Labor Day, the crowds clear out but we think that's part of the reason why fall on Nantucket is one of the best times to visit.
Explore sea caves, look for whales, seals, and birds, and soak up the California sun with a kayak and SUP tours in Mendocino the next time you're on a lark.
The next time you're in Mendocino and need a pick-me-up, here are our recommendations for the best coffee shops in Mendocino.
Portsmouth is a great place for active families to explore and we've compiled a list of fun things to do with kids in Portsmouth.
Autumn has arrived and Halloween is just around the corner. To celebrate the season, we'll be hosting two Murder Mystery Parties at The Pom.
From mid-September to late October fall foliage in Stowe hits its peak. We've got some great tips for how to make the most of your Vermont trip this fall!
For when you want to go out and enjoy a hearty brunch and maybe with a cocktail, check out our favorite spots for brunch in Camden and nearby towns.
After a day spent exploring all that KPT has to offer, treat yourself to some of Kennebunkport's best cocktails. Sit back, relax and enjoy!
Once you've gotten the dog bed moved into your room at Field Guide, hit the town with this list of dog-friendly activities in Stowe for a great weekend!
Fall is our favorite time of year and we've put together insider's guide to visiting Salem in October so that you can enjoy your visit to the fullest!
Take some time to visit the lighthouses near Portland, Maine and come see why Maine is known for its beautiful and rugged coastline.
Whether you're heading to downtown attractions or out on a long and scenic ride, with our boutique hotel as your home base, biking in Portland is made easy!
If you're looking to reset and relax during your time in Newport, we suggest taking a yoga class. Check out of favorite studios in downtown Newport!
At the end of August, Lark’s Group Executive Chef Justin Perdue was given the honor of hosting a dinner at the famed James Beard House.
After a day of relaxing on the beach, head into town for an evening of live music in Newburyport and check out these three local venues!
See why Nantucket lighthouses represent the island's history and beauty by visiting one of our three favorites during your next stay!
Fans of gardens will love the colorful hydrangeas, cascading roses, and white picket fences that are commonplace in the many gardens of Martha's Vineyard.
For those looking to get out on the water during their visit, we've got recommendations for the best boat tours in Newburyport.
Lark Hotels is excited to debut Counter and The Roof! Coming this fall, these two distinct dining experiences will be open to the public at The Hotel Salem.
Check out our recommendations for the best lobster roll in Camden and enjoy as much fresh Maine lobster as you can during your visit!
With craft beers popularity on the rise, look for one of these local craft brews on tap and enjoy some of Newport's best craft beer!
Whether you're looking to grab a late-night slice or load up on some carbs before exploring Salem, we've got some great places for you to check out.
Fall is near and cider season is soon approaching! Taste some locally-produced cider by visiting one of two cideries in the Stowe area.
Just a short drive from Whitehall, explore the various art museums in Rockland and of course, don't forget to grab some coffee and a bite to eat!
We're so excited to be partnering with Lark Fine Foods to create the world's first Double Lark Cookie!
If you find yourself looking for a day trip while staying at Captain Fairfield, we recommend checking out all the things to do in Biddeford.
Check in at the front desk for your beach parking pass, beach towels, and chairs, then head out enjoy some of the best beaches in Kennebunkport.
If you're looking for that special vacation memento or the perfect gift, head downtown where you can spend an afternoon browsing our favorite shops in Portland.
You'll find Maine oysters on raw bar menus across the country, so when visiting Portland, take some time to experience these delicacies on the half shell.
Gilded's homemade granola recipe is used as a crunchy topper to Greek yogurt mixed with seasonal ingredients on the breakfast bar.
Biking in Salem is one of the best ways to explore the city and we've made a list of stops that'll help make the most of your bike tour.
Take a peek into history! History buffs or fans of architecture and gardens will love these three historic house tours in Salem.
Mendocino beaches are each unique in their attractions, from sea glass collecting to soft sand so pack up your beach towels and chairs and hit up the beach!
Whether you're looking for a rainy day activity or just need a break from the beach, head downtown and check out the various art in Newburyport!
If you want to look like a regular on ACK, you'll want to capture some of that preppy vibe during your stay. Check out these shops to find some great pieces to add to your wardrobe.
Find your next summer read at one of these great bookstores and then sit back, relax and lose yourself in the novel.
Whether you're a true yogi or you're new to finding your flow, check out these Portsmouth yoga studios for an hour of zen.
Keep our list of the best bakeries in Portsmouth (and one just over the river in Kittery) handy for when the sugar craving strikes.
Whether you're looking to bag the big peak or to take a nice stroll through the woods, here are some tips on the best hikes in Stowe!
Newport's farmers' market brings in farmers from the surrounding area weekly and with that, locally-made gifts, mementos and an abundance of fresh produce.
Whether you're an early riser or a night owl, be sure to get your hands on some Back Door Donuts while you're visiting the island. They're the best in town!
With so many compliments from our guests on our homemade small plates breakfast, we decided it was time to share the recipe for a guest favorite – our Nutella Banana Muffins!
When you're looking for lunch on the go, check out some of our favorite new food trucks in Portland. From Thai to falafel, you're sure to leave feeling satisfied.
Our boutique Camden inn serves up a great cup of joe but when you're out exploring, we've got some great recommendations when it comes to the best coffee shops in Camden!
Newport has always had a love affair with spirits. A Newport rum distillery, Thomas Tew Rums, produces small batch rum, perfect for crafting cocktails.
The Broadway District, a short walk from either of our Newport boutique hotels, is a neighborhood full of restaurants, bars, and shops, and has a funkier, locals-only vibe.
Perfect for a rainy day or to escape the midday heat, these Nantucket museums will entertain anyone with an imagination and a love of the ocean.
Whether on the half shell at happy hour, as an app before dinner, or even as part of a beach picnic, check out these spots for oysters on Nantucket.
If you're driving to our hotel in Mendocino, take the scenic route through the redwoods and vineyards of Sonoma County and check out these things to do in Healdsburg.
From local produce to locally made goods, there are plenty of options for a memento for your trip to the Vineyard at the Martha's Vineyard Farmers' Markets.
The many lighthouses of Martha's Vineyard's coast protected sailors for years, and today, their stately presence on the island's shores gives visitors a glimpse into island life of yesteryear.
When you're looking to get your toes in the sand and get those iconic beach waves, head to one of our favorite beaches in Edgartown. Don't forget your sunscreen!
One of the best ways to explore Salem is by foot. Combine the history and culture of the area with some fresh air by checking out these outdoor activities.
After a long day in the sun, there's almost nothing better than some fresh Mexican food and a cold drink. Check out our favorite Mexican spots in Newburyport.
With thousands of feet of elevation to explore, the mountain biking in Stowe is a great reason to visit and we've got a list of trails for you to check out.
Join us for a culinary experience on July 1, as we celebrate the flavors of the season at the Summer Bounty Chef’s Dinner held at Down Island in Oak Bluffs. Seven talented East Coast chefs will showcase the freshest summer ingredients in a decadent dining event!
What's better than ice cream on a warm summer day? We've picked our favorite Kennebunkport ice cream shops that are sure to satisfy your taste buds!
One of the highlights of staying at the Ale House Inn is the variety of local breweries in Portsmouth to check out.
Portland's prime location on the ocean overlooking the islands of Casco Bay means there are several great options for Portland sailing charters.
Our managers give their tips on everything from where to get the best cup of joe or afternoon lunch, to what to do on a rainy day.
Enjoy a Maine-centric book while on a lark or at home with our new "Book + Bed" program! Dive deep into pages about Maine's history both on land and at sea.
Nantucket is lucky to have its own brewery, and there's several places where you'll find many taps pouring local and craft beer.
We think any good beach vacation should include a leisurely morning at the coffee shop so we picked our top three choices for coffee shops in Newburyport.
Check out these historic sites to learn all about the naval history of Portsmouth, NH, from the historic seaport to the modern Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
This summer, get a different view of the city during your visit to Seacoast New Hampshire with a sailing charter in Portsmouth.
With plenty of outdoor space to explore from beaches and piers to nearby state parks, you'll find lots of things to do with kids in Camden.
Summer in Maine means it's a race against time to enjoy as much fresh Maine lobster as you can. Check out our top three recommendations for where to feast on the best lobster rolls in Kennebunkport!
People are becoming more and more excited about the summer concert series at Thompson's Point, as it's quickly becoming known as one of the best places to see live music in Southern Maine.
No matter the season, the fun never stops in Stowe. Whether it's skiing or swimming, there's plenty of things to do with kids in Stowe.
The North Shore of Boston's proximity to the country's best fishing grounds means an abundance of great seafood restaurants offering everything from lobsters, to fried clams to steamed mussels.
The island of Nantucket begs to be explored in warm weather by families, when school's out and beach vacations are calling. Here is our list of our favorite things to do with kids on Nantucket so you can have a relaxing visit on the island.
Newport, a historic seaport and home to the America's Cup race, is a great destination for sailors and maritime history buffs. Visit these three Newport sailings museums to learn about the history of the seaport, yacht racing in Newport, and naval history.
There's no shortage of things to do with kids in Newburyport, whether it's exploring museums, spending the day at the beach on Plum Island, or picking out a new toy in the shops.
Lark Hotels is partnering with Healthworks, Boston’s premier fitness centers for women, to see how you stay active when you're off on a lark.
Mendocino is perfectly positioned between redwood forests and the ocean, creating beautiful vistas. And with 17 state parks, it's a prime for exploring.
Whether you like your lobster roll drizzled with warm butter or tossed with cool mayonnaise, these three restaurants, from brewery to seafood shack, serve up the best lobster roll on Martha's Vineyard.
osh, the manager of The Hotel Portsmouth, gives tips on where to get everything from the best cup of coffee, to the best bowl of chowda' and a must-do before leaving town.
For seafood lovers, no trip to the Seacoast is complete without some local oysters served on the half shell and we've picked some of our favorite spots.
Whether you’re a vinyasa flowing yogi or you’ve yet to salute the sun, align your chakras and join us for some outdoor yoga.
Maine has a strong tradition of makers and craftsmen, and Camden's boutiques are a great place to find a Maine-made souvenir or gift.
Cape Porpoise, a charming village about three miles from downtown KPT. Once you're there, check out a few of our favorite spots for maximum relaxation.
A day on Martha’s Vineyard is a day well spent no matter what you do! While our boutique hotels provides ample ways to get in some serious rest and relaxation, we’re happy to share some of our favorite things to do on Martha’s Vineyard to make the trip even more memorable.
While we’ll never say no to a relaxing day indoors, reading by the fire or watching movies in bed, we’ve got an adventurous side, too. If you’re more of the latter than the former, we’ve created a walking itinerary of Portland, Maine must do’s.
Here are three breweries in Stowe (including the famed Alchemist) worth a stop for some Vermont beer fresh from the source:
Springtime in Mendocino can see temperatures highs in the mid-60s to low 70s and we think there's no better time to take advantage of spring in Northern California by visiting the nearby botanical gardens.
Newburyport has several breweries and beer bars in town where you can enjoy a cold one after a day at the beach or exploring Plum Island.
Whether you're on the hunt for a witchy memento or a thank-you gift for the pet sitter, these three shops will provide that perfect keepsake.
Chances are, if you're a fan of the modern design in our Newport boutique hotels, Attwater and Gilded, you'll also enjoy the arts and culture provided by the Newport Art Museum.
Gilded's managers share their thoughts on how to get the most out of your stay in Newport.
Our managers share their thoughts on hotel stays made all the more memorable by lots of snow and no electricity. There's some mischief to be made in a snowstorm!
While there is plenty of skiing left to be had in March and April, when warmer weather arrives in Stowe, it brings with it an abundance of spring activities that extend beyond the mountain.
With over 50 participating restaurants, Newport Restaurant Week provides the perfect opportunity to try a new restaurant at a lower price point.
With over 50 restaurants participating, Newport Restaurant Week is the perfect time to try a new restaurant at a lower price point.
The streets of picturesque downtown Kennebunkport are lined with locally-owned boutiques and restaurants. The main street of KPT is about half a mile long from end to end and crosses over the Kennebunk River, making it perfect for an afternoon of strolling and poking through shops.
While some might be mourning the end of ski season, the rest of us are cheering the impending arrival of beach season! Greater Portland is home to numerous sandy stretches that won't be teeming with crowds until the height of summer.
Portsmouth Restaurant Week is March 30–April 8, 2017, and we couldn't be more excited that some of our favorite Portsmouth restaurants are participating.
A town that's bustling any time of the year, we have some great recommendations for cozy winter dining options for your next trip to Portsmouth.
There's no real off season in Portsmouth, bustling even during the winter months. We have some great recommendations for the city's hottest places to dine.
With a nickname like the Ocean State, visitors to Rhode Island can expect plenty of fresh, local seafood and in Newport especially, lots of oysters.
Whether you're a lifelong wine connoisseur or a newbie still trying to discern Malbec from Merlot, Kennebunkport has several spots to sample wines from around the world.
With the Salem Film Festival returning in early March, we've got a list of some of Salem’s best hang out spots to check out in between screenings.
Newburyport's food scene has grown exponentially in the past few years and we've got a list of some unusual and tasty ways to experience both local cuisine and culture.
Whether you're looking to dance to a local band at the bar or relax to soft jazz, Stowe's live music options have you covered for a night on the town.
Maine Restaurant Week, March 1st through the 12th, is a great chance to enjoy many of the fine dishes and cuisine that Portland has to offer. Steps by the Pomegranate Inn.
Looking to sip local wine without going very far? Look no further than the restaurants of Mendocino.
With its scenic brick sidewalks and historic buildings, there are plenty of independently-owned Portsmouth shops to peruse for a Seacoast souvenir.
In search of a little retail therapy on your lark to Mendocino? We've got local shopping recommendations.
Here are three Kennebunkport restaurants where you'll find our favorite winter fare and a cozy corner in which to enjoy it.
With nearly 90 breweries in the state, it's no surprise that there are plenty of places in Portland to enjoy good beer, from craft beer bars to brewery's tasting rooms.
Newport museums - like the Tennis Hall of Fame and Audrain Auto Museum - are both plentiful and interactive.
Yet another local favorite that is literally a madhouse during busy hours, Newburyport's The Poynt always seems to have a lot going - and for good reason.
Typically, when you hear about "spirits" in Salem, liquors like rum and gin aren't what first come to mind.
Stowe is a true four season destination, but the area really shines during the winter.
An island 30 miles out into the Atlantic may not be the first thing that springs to mind as a winter getaway, but Nantucket is a lovely place to visit mid-winter.
While Salem has a thriving restaurant scene, breweries are a relatively new addition.
Chock-full of breweries, Portsmouth is well-established as a beer town. But sometimes you just need a good cocktail and fortunately, this seacoast spot has a good number of places to get those too.
There's plenty of winter birding to be done during your next stay at Blue - Inn on the Beach, so be sure to pack your binoculars.
Winter is a beautiful time to visit Kennebunkport, as the towns's coastal location tempers the state's famously harsh winter weather.
Here are our favorite 2016 additions to the Portland restaurant scene, plus a few we're looking forward to in the new year.
The holidays are a perfect time to visit the Mendocino coast—the crowds are gone and the weather is still mild compared to most other areas of the country.
With its historic homes, cobblestone streets, and December snowfall, Salem is a great place to enjoy the holidays.
The holiday season is the perfect time for a festive getaway. Transformed into winter wonderlands, there's a lot to celebrate in various Lark locales. Book your stay today - rooms are going fast!
The holidays are a great time to plan a Nantucket getaway as the island is transformed into a winter wonderland.
Add a touch of mischief to your holiday season at our weeklong pop-up shop at 144 Newbury Street in Boston, December 13-18, 2016.
Calling all history buffs! The winter season is rife with events and opportunities to delve into Newport's deep roots.
As the weather turns chilly in Maine and we stash away our bathing suits and towels for another year (sob), it's time to embrace outdoor activities that celebrate winter.
In need of a pitstop while meandering around Newport? We've got you covered with our top picks.
Billing itself as “New England’s first oyster, crudo, and chop bar,” the menu at Brine certainly lives up to the diverse nature of that claim.
The state's booming craft beer scene, with more than 80 breweries, is a big reason to visit Vacationland.
Dog sledding in Stowe is an exhilarating way to experience the snow-covered terrain.
Whale watching from a boat — from Portsmouth, NH to Mendocino, CA — is a transformative experience that everyone should try at least once in their lifetime.
Fall is the perfect time to visit Edgartown—the crowds have thinned, the foliage is peaking, and there are several bars open year-round to quench your thirst.
No trip to Maine is complete without a taste of our state crustacean, so no doubt you're on the lookout for lobster in Kennebunkport.
Vermont is known for its craft beers, many of which are only available within the borders of the Green Mountain state. Here are three of our favorite Stowe craft beer bars.
The Salem Harvest Fest, taking place on October 22 in downtown Salem, is a celebration of all things local and boozy.
Portland's historic West End neighborhood is a foodie favorite, thanks to the many unique eateries located within walking distance of The Pom.
It happens to all of us – you’re excited about spending a long weekend relaxing beachside, and you’ve arrived several hours early for check-in. Next stop? Lunch in Newburyport.
Located just a few miles up the road on Route 1, Point Cabrillo lighthouse is a perfect side trip during a stay at Blue Door Group.
Before heading back to Whitehall from your Belfast day trip, you'll want to make time for a few more memorable stops in this quaint harbor town.
After a crisp morning of perusing shops along the main drag, chances are you’re going to want to take in a bit of culture at the Portsmouth Historical Society.
Scales and Shells is hands-down the local’s favorite Newport seafood spot — for both their own dining experiences as well as where they send out of towners.
The hands down favorite of chefs throughout the island, Proprietors serves up a decadent brunch, but get there early because it fills up FAST.
The first — and some would say most important — meal of the day takes several incarnations as the sun rises over Oak Bluffs.
This coastal village is home to a vast community of artists and makers, and here are a few of our favorite made-in-Mendocino souvenirs.
While Martha's Vineyard may have been named for the prolific grapevines that once covered the island, the beer gets top billing at Bad Martha Brewing in Edgartown.
You're going to need a lot of energy to take in all Salem has to offer, from world-renown museums to tour, shops to explore, and restaurants to enjoy. Here are three of our favorite downtown Salem coffee shops.
Fall is here, and it's reflected in the changing foliage of Plum Island and in the kitchens of our favorite Newburyport restaurants.
There is something decidedly comforting about having the privilege to discover a new style of wine at a bar – and then have the option to purchase a bottle of it right then and there.
Fall is the perfect time to enjoy a trip to Maine, and one of the best ways to get out and enjoy the glorious weather is to take a day trip out to the Casco Bay Islands.
Calling all history buffs! Between the historic shipbuilding and fishing industries, there's plenty to take in if you know where to look.
When lunchtime in Belfast rolls around, you have more than a few tasty options in this quaint seaside town.
Hands down, we think you'll find Newport's best burger at Mission.
Take advantage of some prime off-road driving action during your next stay for a truly unforgettable experience.
After having a bit more of a good time than you had initially expected at one of the island's many bars, you may be on the hunt for late night eats in Oak Bluffs.
While Edgartown has its fair share of fine dining, here are our top picks for the family-friendly set.
A day spent touring the rich art, maritime, and witch trial history of Salem can certainly work up a thirst. Check out these three places that specialize in craft cocktails, from a classic waterfront seafood spot to Salem's newest arcade-themed bar.
Sitting high on the headlands, the coastal town of Mendocino sports some unusual landmarks that may have visitors scratching their heads over their original purpose.
All that island beaching and shopping is going to leave you famished and in need of lunch in Oak Bluffs. What is it they say about 6 meals a day helps you lose weight? Just go with it.
A visit to Newport calls for a special evening out and some fine dining. Delight in the best seafood and produce Newport farmers, fishermen, and chefs have to offer.
Stowe is a beloved year-round destination for people and pets alike, and we're thrilled to announce we've added several pet-friendly accommodations!
If you’re up in the wee hours, there are some excellent Nantucket coffee shops for enjoying the sunrise.
Only a 30-minute drive from Whitehall, Belfast easily rivals Bar Harbor, Kennebunkport, or Portland in its beauty.
Portsmouth's Strawberry Banke, an outdoor history museum of 42 historic buildings on 12 acres of land, represents four centuries of American life.
Several new restaurants have opened up in the Kennebunks recently, and we think these three are worth a visit.
The Stowe Wine & Food Classic is a three day affair in late August that caters to foodies and oenophiles alike while raising funds for local organizations.
Portland's East Bayside neighborhood is known for its craft beverage scene, including beer and distilled spirits.
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Christmas Prelude, and Kennebunkport's signature holiday festival will be brimming with cheer.
Touring the Newport mansions is a must, with their meticulously maintained period furniture, lush landscaping, and grandiose architecture.
Readers rejoice! We're thrilled to partner with Scribd, a digital library and e-book service, to offer our guests 7 days of free access to 1 million+ titles.
Brimming with art galleries, Mendocino is a haven for artists and art lovers alike.
Long Grain, a Thai restaurant in Camden, takes your favorite dishes to new places, using seasonal and local ingredients.
Ever wondered what goes on behind the front desk at our Edgartown hotels? General Managers Marla and Julie talk about what drew them to hotel life.
There's so much to do this time of year in the Stowe area, so you'd better fuel up.
Lark is partnering with Beachmate, a new beach tote and toy system, at 76 Main, Summercamp, and Blue this summer.
Summer on Plum Island is all about the beach, but even the heartiest beachgoers may need a little "perk-me-up" after a long day spent seaside.
Though there are a plethora of sleek, high-end dinner options on the island, what you really need above all else is delicious food and attentive service.
What could be better than stumbling onto an outdoor, waterfront theatre or musical event while you’re on a lark? Not much in our opinion.
What better time to dive into a good read than summer in Maine, when the weather begs you to soak up some sun and stick your nose in a book.
Martha's Vineyard has so many nooks and crannies that beg to be explored, both by land and by sea.
A stop at Sweet Life Cafe should be on the menu during your next trip to Oak Bluffs.
New Englanders love their frozen treats, and no summertime visit to Martha's Vineyard would be complete without a sweet scoop (or two!).
Located on Narragansett Bay, Newport is home to numerous boat tours that will help you explore Newport Harbor and beyond.
After one bite of the Branzino at Firenze Trattoria, it's easy to understand why it has become one of the most sought after reservations in Salem.
Hike to Mount Battie's summit to understand why Camden's motto is "where the mountains meet the sea."
Pack a picnic and get ready for a Salem-style celebration of Independence Day at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site.
Sometimes after a taxing day at the wineries of Anderson Valley, you might find yourself craving a different sort of adult beverage.
Hop aboard one of Kennebunkport's many boat tours for a gently rocking and sometimes rolling view of our little corner of vacationland.
Everyone who visits Portland wants to know, where can I find the best lobster roll? Well, we're here to help.
Our hotel's signature hue may be obvious, but there's nothing blue about the smiling face that awaits guests behind the front desk.
Plum Island is a place to relax, recharge, and reconnect. Soak in the serenity with a few of our top Plum picks
Bambolina offers "Neo-Neapolitan" style pizza unlike anything else you'll find in Salem.
It’s totally ok to care about how your coffee tastes, and it doesn’t get much better than the offerings at Profile.
Billed as “the working man’s oyster bar (albeit a bit dressed up),” Portsmouth's Row 34 specializes in just that.
Take a two wheeled tour of Nantucket's wide range of riding roads and trails.
When you're dealing with a limited amount of vacation time on the island, it is imperative to pinpoint which of your target eateries are open for lunch.
Artists have sought out the peaceful pace and natural beauty of Martha's Vineyard as inspiration for years. Today, the island's community of artists has created a vibrant cultural scene that is worth appreciating during your stay.
The coast of Maine is best known for its lobsters and scenic beauty. What better way to enjoy both than on a statuesque windjammer?
Kris Williams, a long time lover of genealogy, history, and art, takes a step back in time during her recent visit to Captain Fairfield Inn.
When the weather warms up in Portland, you'll be hard pressed to find any Mainers indoors. The arrival of beautiful spring and summer weather, combined with Portland's incredible restaurant scene, can mean only one thing: it's patio season.
Though it is traditionally billed as “rustic,” there is a decidedly contemporary vibe in the dining room at Louie’s in Portsmouth.
Nestled into Portsmouth’s historic Custom House and Post Office you will find Book & Bar, a welcome oasis of both knowledge and sustenance. Loosely translated, this means that it’s a bookshop that sells food, coffee, and booze.
Whether your inclination is classic or modern when it comes to pastry, there is no denying the beauty and pure opulence in each of Salem's Caramel French Patisserie's creations.
No trip to the Green Mountain state is complete without sampling some of Vermont's famous and fabulous cheeses.
The International Tennis Hall of Fame, located in the heart of Newport, honors players and the storied sport of tennis.
Immerse yourself in the history of colonial Rhode Island with a visit to the White Horse Tavern, located just a short walk from The Attwater.
Our guests tell us that their number one priority when visiting Martha's Vineyard is relaxation. We think relaxing and reading go hand in hand, so you might want to stock up on some beach reads for your time on the island.
Downtown Camden comes alive in the springtime, as seasonal shops and restaurants reopen their doors and the flowers along the harbor begin to bloom. Stroll into town (or stay put!) and visit one of our favorite spots for a cocktail.
Kennebunkport is a destination for all seasons, but the locals know that spring is the unsung hero with a charm all its own. Here are some of our top picks for the “tweener” season.
Let's see if those April showers really do bring May flowers! What better way to celebrate spring than by attending Nantucket's Daffodil Festival?
Portland is becoming known for its coffee scene; several small roasters have opened up shop in the last few years and are dedicated to sourcing, roasting, and brewing the best cup of joe possible.
Craving a good juicy burger? Here are four of our favorite burger joints in Newport, plus a bonus option for vegetarians.
From deep tissue massages to seaweed wraps, the seacoast spa scene has you covered.
Did you know that the seacoast region is home to a number of quaint spots just a stone's throw from our hotel? Check out our top 3 must-do day trips.
The winding drive north to Mendocino practically begs for detours. Explore some of the off-beat attractions with a true NorCal vibe, like the Solar Living Center.