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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  • Maudslay State Park

    Newburyport

    Nineteenth-century gardens & plantings; ornamental trees; walking, biking, horseback riding, and picnicking; cultural events. more

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  • Plum Island Kayak, Inc.

    Newburyport

    Guided tours, rentals and instruction. more

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  • Untapped History

    Newburyport

    Who are we? Untapped History is a brand new historical walking tour company dedicated to sharing the unique and unconventional... more

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  • EZ Pedaler of Newburyport

    Newburyport

    EZ Pedaler is a bike rental company delivering world class electric bicycles and pedal bicycles for your enjoyment. These are... more

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  • Joppa Flats Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary

    Newburyport

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  • Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

    Newburyport

    A pristine refuge for birds and diverse wildlife on Plum Island. Opportunities exist for nature walks, wildlife observation, canoeing/kayaking,... more

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  • Newburyport Pedicab

    Newburyport

    Free pedicab rides in Newburyport. Drivers pedal for tips. Profits donated to the Jimmy Fund through the Pan-Mass Challenge. Book... more

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  • Newburyport Whale Watch

    Newburyport

    New England's only GREEN Whale Watch! Join us for terrific whale watch adventures, birding cruises, lighthouse explorations, dinner and dancing... more

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  • Salem Kayak

    Newburyport

    Guided tours, rentals, and instruction. more

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  • Evergreen Valley Golf Course

    Newburyport

    Located in historic Newburyport, 36 miles north of Boston on Massachusetts' North Shore, Evergreen Valley is a 9 hole, 2997 yard (blue tees)... more

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