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!
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.
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!
We consider these two spots to be some of the best Portsmouth restaurants and continue to be top recommendations for all of our guests.
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.
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.
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.
With winter just around the corner in New England, we're getting ready by making a list of our favorite winter activities in Portsmouth!
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.
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.
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.
We're so excited to be partnering with Lark Fine Foods to create the world's first Double Lark Cookie!
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.
One of the highlights of staying at the Ale House Inn is the variety of local breweries in Portsmouth to check out.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
With its scenic brick sidewalks and historic buildings, there are plenty of independently-owned Portsmouth shops to peruse for a Seacoast souvenir.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Portsmouth's Strawberry Banke, an outdoor history museum of 42 historic buildings on 12 acres of land, represents four centuries of American life.
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.
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.
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.
Though it is traditionally billed as “rustic,” there is a decidedly contemporary vibe in the dining room at Louie’s in Portsmouth.
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.
Portsmouth's Restaurant Week is a great excuse to sneak off for an early spring getaway to the New Hampshire seacoast.
What better way to celebrate Sunday Funday than with a tasty brunch? We polled our co-workers here at Ale House Inn and our sister Portsmouth Lark, The Hotel Portsmouth, and here are your three best brunch bets.
If you're looking for something romantic to do this weekend, an intimate concert should do just the trick. Singer-songwriter Margaret Glaspy will perform at Portsmouth’s Music Hall Loft in late February.
Winter is the perfect time to take in a live show, and The Seacoast Repertory Theatre will be rolling out their newest play, Satchmo at the Waldorf, in late January.
Looking for something fun to do on First Night? Ring it in right with us in Port City!
Portsmouth's downtown district is the perfect place to host a multi-venue film festival, especially during the peak of our gorgeous fall foliage season.
F is for fall festivals in Portsmouth! September and October are loaded with events that showcase the best of New Hampshire.
A hotel is a bustling epicenter of activity with travelers coming and going, but managers at the Ale House Inn are a steady presence at the front desk and behind it.
In just 10 minutes from our front steps at the Ale House Inn, you can walk to Maine. Better yet, you can walk to an ISLAND in Maine by way of a bridge over the Piscataqua River
Lark locales are full throttle in the summer, and we think there's no better way to celebrate the balmy weather than by wining and dining al fresco.
In a state like New Hampshire with so many notable breweries, which one do you choose?
Whether your compass is pointed in the direction of Portsmouth, Portland, or Nantucket, you can always travel in style.
Residents of Portsmouth balance out the long New Hampshire winters by living an active life outdoors when summer finally comes around.
Our mothers always told us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and now as adults, we must admit we agree (we're mentally preparing for the "I told you so" coming our way).
Sometimes the only way to get through the winter is to start dreaming of the warmer temperatures and greener ground that come with spring.
We like to be true to our Portsmouth boutique hotel's unique name!
Did you know that beer the world’s most widely consumed alcoholic beverage?
Lark Hotels are located in iconic New England villages and cities, and there is a great reason for that.
Looking for unique gifts this holiday season? The Portsmouth Holiday Arts Tour this weekend (Nov 22-24) won't disappoint.