Season 1


Adventure in Maine – Maine Island Trail

The Maine Island Trail offers kayakers 375 miles of stunning coastline, wild islands, and lifelong memories.


Digital Exclusive: An Escape to Jackson New Hampshire

Weekends with Yankee co-host Richard Wiese visits beautiful Jackson, New Hampshire where he escapes the crowds and takes to the pristine trails of northern New England for an adventure on cross-country skis. This video was created in partnership with the New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism Development, a proud sponsor of Weekends with Yankee, […]


Digital Exclusive: A Tour of New Hampshire’s Lakes Region

Follow along in this Digital Exclusive as Weekends with Yankee host Richard Wiese shares some highlights from New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. New Hampshire is home to many beautiful miles of shoreline and a visit to the Lakes Region wouldn’t be complete without time on the water and seeing the area by boat. The visit also […]


Digital Exclusive: Mount Washington Up Close

Join Weekends with Yankee host Richard Wiese for the ultimate journey to the top of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington, the highest peak in all of the Northeast. Follow along in this Digital Exclusive as he explores the region at peak foliage and encounters the extreme weather at the top of Mount Washington with a visit […]

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Episode 101: The Coast

On this episode of Weekends with Yankee, we start in the beloved beach town of Ogunquit, Maine. Next, we travel north to a rocky cove near Acadia National Park, where we create an authentic Maine clambake. And then it’s back to basics with a lesson in traditional boatbuilding in Newport, Rhode Island.


Episode 102: Adventure in the Wild

On this episode of Weekends with Yankee, we travel to the Northeast’s highest peak for some of the world’s most extreme weather. Then we head out to sea, braving cold winds to capture the coveted Atlantic bay scallop. Finally, we take to the skies high above Maine’s iconic Moosehead Lake in search of the majestic creatures that inspired its name.


Episode 103: Buried Treasure

On this episode of Weekends with Yankee, we meet lobsterman and photographer Joel Woods, who captures intimate portraits of a hidden world. Next, we set out along the coast of New Hampshire to celebrate local oysters with star chef Jeremy Sewall. And finally, we uncover the world’s only authenticated pirate ship—and reveal treasures that have never before been seen in public.


Episode 104: Celebrating Tradition

On this episode of Weekends with Yankee, we board the massive schooner J&E Riggin for a windjammer cruise along the beautiful Maine coast. Then we travel down to Boston for the Head of the Charles, the largest two-day rowing event in the world. Lastly, we’re at the Shelburne Museum in Vermont, one of the country’s most unique museums.

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