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

  • Cider Hill Farm, Amesbury

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    Hawthorne Country Club

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  • Lloyd Center for the Environment

    Dartmouth

    Nature center with 55 acres of woods and marshland; 5 miles of walking trails; live exhibits and touchtank. more

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  • Allendale County Club

    North Dartmouth

    Established in 1956, Allendale Country Club boasts a Geoffrey Cornish designed 18 Hole par 72 championship layout. The course offers a fair but... more

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    Dartmouth

    The Lloyd Center for the Environment, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, founded in 1978 and situated with its headquarters and spectacular nature... more

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