On this episode of Weekends with Yankee, cohost Richard Wiese catches a ride on the tall ship Lynx to get a taste of what sailing was like in the early 1800s. Then we soar into the clouds aboard a hot air balloon above scenic Quechee, Vermont. Next, cohost Amy Traverso heads into the middle of Maine to find one of the most talked-about restaurants in the country, the Lost Kitchen. Finally, it’s on to Provincetown, Massachusetts, for a dune tour Richard will never forget.
Before it was an elite vacation destination, the tiny Massachusetts island of Nantucket reigned for years as the undisputed capital of a brutal business. Whaling made Nantucket rich, inspired great literature ... and created many widows.
One of our favorite Cape Cod hot spots, Provincetown blends a lively downtown scene with access to some of the state’s wildest and loveliest coastal stretches. Here's how to spend the perfect Ptown summer weekend.