It’s an authentic Venetian gondola ride without the plane ticket. As serenading boatmen steer these graceful river craft, many an endearment has been whispered. Bring your own bottle of bubbly to sip as the city’s sights light up at night. WaterFire evenings—the ultimate in romance—are booked far in advance. From $89 for two. Best Enchanting Boat Ride–Yankee Magazine, May/June 2015Venetian-style vessels wending their way up and down the river, each with its own striped-shirted pilot and live musician serenading its passengers.–Yankee Magazine, May/June 2012
New England Traveler
Planning a New England day trip, weekend getaway, or longer adventure? Explore our curated New England travel directory, featuring picks from the editors of Yankee Magazine (the New England experts since 1935) for the best things to do in each state, plus where to shop, eat, and stay.