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.
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.
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
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!
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.
There's no shortage of fun things to do in Woods Hole, from great museums to natural beauty and a handful of tasty 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!
Whether you're into skiing, snowshoeing, or want to give dog sledding a try, we have some great recommendations for snow activities in Stowe!
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.
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.
Visit the Newburyport lighthouse, also known as both the Newbury Harbor Light or the Plum Island Light, for a fun afternoon acitivity.
Looking to do some hiking during your next stay at The Downtowner? Check out these three day hikes near Saratoga Springs.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
Enjoy some of the best whale watching on Cape Cod with these three charter companies!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From a calm vinyasa flow to a beachside bootcamp, check out these yoga and fitness classes in Mendocino during your next visit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With winter just around the corner in New England, we're getting ready by making a list of our favorite winter activities in Portsmouth!
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!
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.
For those times when you just can't leave the pup at home, check out these recommendations for dog-friendly activities in Newburyport.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
For those looking to get out on the water during their visit, we've got recommendations for the best boat tours in Newburyport.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Portland's prime location on the ocean overlooking the islands of Casco Bay means there are several great options for Portland sailing charters.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dog sledding in Stowe is an exhilarating way to experience the snow-covered terrain.
Take advantage of some prime off-road driving action during your next stay for a truly unforgettable experience.
Martha's Vineyard has so many nooks and crannies that beg to be explored, both by land and by sea.
Located on Narragansett Bay, Newport is home to numerous boat tours that will help you explore Newport Harbor and beyond.
Hike to Mount Battie's summit to understand why Camden's motto is "where the mountains meet the sea."
Hop aboard one of Kennebunkport's many boat tours for a gently rocking and sometimes rolling view of our little corner of vacationland.
Take a two wheeled tour of Nantucket's wide range of riding roads and trails.
With a slogan of "where the mountains meet the sea," it's no surprise that Camden is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts with plenty of hiking and biking.
Whether your compass is pointed in the direction of Portsmouth, Portland, or Nantucket, you can always travel in style.
If you're ready to shake off the winter and embrace spring with a Newport getaway, we have a few recommendations for you.
We think one of the best ways to explore this area on your next stay at the Captain Fairfield Inn is by boat, and we've got all the seaworthy details for you.
No summer time trip to Portland, Maine would be complete without a visit to Hadlock Field for a Sea Dogs game.
With fresh, salty air from shore to shore, this diminutive island can easily be explored by foot, bike, or 4-wheel drive vehicle.
The Nantucket over-sand driving permit is almost as ubiquitous as the famous Nantucket red pants sold at Murray's Toggery.
Residents of Portsmouth balance out the long New Hampshire winters by living an active life outdoors when summer finally comes around.
Enjoy sailing, polo, and tennis when you visit Newport this summer.
With miles of bike paths, cliffside trails, and secluded beaches at your disposal, Mendocino is the ideal destination for an active traveler.
The idea of planning a spring getaway to Newport has us tickled gold!
That Nantucket is on nearly every “best of” summer list comes as no surprise, but did you know that this diminutive island is an equally compelling destination in the spring?
Surviving a tough winter is equal parts mental and physical.
Sometimes the only way to get through the winter is to start dreaming of the warmer temperatures and greener ground that come with spring.
It’s never too soon to start planning a spring getaway to Maine!
Ask a New Englander what he or she likes best about living in the area, and they will undoubtedly extoll the virtues of having four distinct seasons, a rarity in most corners of the country.
One of the natural gems of Nantucket is the Coskata-Coatue wildlife refuge.
The leaves have changed, the air is crisp, and it’s actually starting to feel good to wear sweatshirts and cozy socks at night.
In terms of famous coastlines in Southern Maine, the Kennebunks boast some of the best (and still public) sandy beaches for miles.
Despite our Nantucket hotel's idyllic setting as a popular New England getaway destination, the island's fame also includes a treacherous side: in recorded history, its shifting shoals have caused more than 700 shipwrecks!
Though it may be hard to believe, one of the country’s finest sports museums is just a few blocks away from our boutique Newport Hotel.
Daydreaming about a visit to our Nantucket hotel is sure to evoke images of glittering sun-kissed seascapes, dappled cobblestone streets and perhaps even the lingering scent of sunscreen on the air.
It's summer and we know you're tempted to extend your weekend stay (or play hooky and sneak away midweek) for a few days. Of course, we encourage those kinds of "larks" here at our Newport hotel!
One thing we’re sure about is that there are always things to do in Kennebunkport.
Whether you have been visiting the Kennebunks for years or you are planning your first ever trip to our Maine boutique inn, the resident managers of Captain Fairfield Inn are happy to help create the perfect stay for you.
It’s been a beautiful spring so far in Kennebunkport, and our guests here at Captain Fairfield Inn are making the most of it.
There may not be lots of snow where you are but we’ve had our fair share this winter.
There are many reasons to enjoy our Nantucket boutique hotel and it's unbeatable island charm in June and early July.
Summer gave way to Fall and the rows of sweet corn at our beloved local farms magically transformed into piles of pumpkins.
We're excited here at The Attwater that our fully renovated Newport accommodations will be up and running well in time for the final stop in the inaugural America’s Cup World Series.
Often I find myself living in a world where things exist purely for their function - or they're just there as I whiz by on my way to get another thing on my to-do list done.
When I am looking around online at various Kennebunkport attractions, they are often described as being in or near Dock Square. But if I wasn't familiar with Kennebunkport, I would have no idea what this means.
There's more to Kennebunkport, Maine than just lobster and lighthouses!
We were fortunate enough to host a writer from Maine Magazine recently as she researched all of the great places to shop, stay and dine in the Kennebunks.
Leigh and I recently had the pleasure of spending an afternoon at my college alma mater, Bates, where we enjoyed a classic Division III football game on a perfect fall day.