You could practically spend your entire Massachusetts vacation outdoors. In the spring, fishing, camping, hiking, biking, and cheering on the Red Sox at historic Fenway Park. In the summer, soaking up the sun on gorgeous beaches, white water rafting, whale watching, putt sinking, ice cream eating, and still cheering on the Sox. In the fall, leaf peeping at the brilliant foliage; losing your voice at a Patriots game at Gillette Stadium; petting goats, picking apples and sipping cider at any number of picture perfect small farms; and yep, still cheering on the Sox. Think there are no outdoor activities in the winter? Think again. There’s skiing, riding and tubing at one of 12 fantastic ski areas; dog sledding; and ice fishing; all while heatedly discussing the spring prospects for the Sox, of course.

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  • Boston Harborwalk

  • Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Boston

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  • Clark Art Institute +
    13 saves

    Clark Art Institute

    Williamstown

  • Dunes' Edge Campground +
    13 saves

    Dunes' Edge Campground

    Provincetown

  • Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum +
    13 saves

    Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum

    Milton

  • Wendell State Forest +
    13 saves

    Wendell State Forest

    Wendell

  • Arcadian Shop +
    12 saves

    Arcadian Shop

    Lenox

  • Hang Glide New England +
    12 saves

    Hang Glide New England

    New Braintree

  • KALON FARM +
    12 saves

    KALON FARM

    Ashburnham

  • Orange Wildlife Management Area +
    12 saves

    Orange Wildlife Management Area

    Orange

  • UMass Lowell Kayak Center +
    12 saves

    UMass Lowell Kayak Center

    Lowell

  • Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours +
    11 saves

    Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours

    Ipswich

  • HG October Mountain Estate +
    10 saves

    HG October Mountain Estate

    Lenox

  • Taconic Golf Club +
    10 saves

    Taconic Golf Club

    Williamstown

  • Whaling City Expeditions +
    10 saves

    Whaling City Expeditions

    New Bedford

  • Fisher Museum and Trails at the Harvard Forest +
    9 saves

    Fisher Museum and Trails at the Harvard Forest

    Petersham

  • Jumptown Skydiving Center +
    9 saves

    Jumptown Skydiving Center

    Orange

  • New Salem Preserves, Inc. +
    9 saves

    New Salem Preserves, Inc.

    New Salem

  • NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association +
    8 saves

    NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association

    Orange

  • Art in the Orchard +
    7 saves

    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

  • Berkshire East Ski Area +
    7 saves

    Berkshire East Ski Area

    Charlemont

  • Lake Mattawa +
    7 saves

    Lake Mattawa

    Orange

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