Wide shot of the North Shore of Massachusetts near Salem MA, with a lighthouse on the rock coast
Peabody Essex Museum in Salem MA
Wide-angle shot of the Maritime National Historic Site in Salem at dusk
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Lark Hotels Instagram Scavenger Hunt

Are you game?

It’s long been said that the best way to truly experience a place is to immerse yourself in its culture. What if you could do just that while out on a lark and be rewarded for your efforts?

Enter the Lark Hotels Instagram Scavenger Hunt. Using our carefully crafted list of items and locations as your tour guide to this iconic destination, we’ve created a special Instagram hashtag - #onalark - for you to capture everything about your Salem, Massachusetts vacation and The Hotel Salem. Bookmark this page (hardcopies are also available at the front desk), post photos of yourself or your travel partner at each location on Instagram with #onalark, #larkscavengerhunt, @larkhotelsalem, @dinecountersalem, and @larkhotels handles, and earn prizes along the way:

Contest Requirements:

  • Complete 4 items and receive a deliciously edible treat. One per room.
  • Complete all 7 items and receive the local treat mentioned above, plus $30 off your current stay, AND be entered into our annual “best of” photo contest to win a free night for a future stay at any Lark Hotel.
  • Must read complete Rules & Restrictions.

What You Are Hunting in Salem, Massachusetts:

  1. In front of the macaron window display at Caramel French Patisserie - bonus kudos if you're eating one
  2. The seaside gardens at the House of Seven Gables
  3. Derby Wharf Light Station
  4. Inside the Peabody Essex Museum's glass atrium 
  5. Raising a pint at Notch Brewery (for the 21+ crowd)
  6. Ye Olde Pepper Candy Companie
  7. Statue of Roger Conant on the Salem Common