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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  • Water Wizz of Cape Cod +
    43 saves

    Water Wizz of Cape Cod

    East Wareham

  • Cape Cod Canal Centennial +
    40 saves

    Cape Cod Canal Centennial

    Buzzards Bay

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    40 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

  • Berkshire Botanical Garden +
    39 saves

    Berkshire Botanical Garden

    Stockbridge

  • Notchview Reservation +
    37 saves

    Notchview Reservation

    Windsor

  • Doane's Falls +
    36 saves

    Doane's Falls

    Royalston

  • Quabbin Overlook - New Salem +
    36 saves

    Quabbin Overlook - New Salem

    New Salem

  • Brooks Woodland Preserve +
    35 saves

    Brooks Woodland Preserve

    Petersham

  • Esperanza Riding Company +
    35 saves

    Esperanza Riding Company

    Sandwich

  • Central Rock Climbing Centers +
    32 saves

    Central Rock Climbing Centers

    Worcester

  • Ravenswood Park +
    32 saves

    Ravenswood Park

    Gloucester

  • Skydive Pepperell +
    31 saves

    Skydive Pepperell

    Pepperell

  • Plymouth Cruises +
    30 saves

    Plymouth Cruises

    Plymouth

  • Natural Resources Trust of Easton-Sheep Pasture +
    27 saves

    Natural Resources Trust of Easton-Sheep Pasture

    Easton

  • Urban AdvenTours +
    26 saves

    Urban AdvenTours

    Boston

  • Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary +
    24 saves

    Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Cummaquid

  • MOCEAN +
    24 saves

    MOCEAN

    Mashpee

  • Nantasket Beach Bikes - Rentals +
    24 saves

    Nantasket Beach Bikes - Rentals

    Hull

  • Schooner Thomas E. Lannon +
    24 saves

    Schooner Thomas E. Lannon

    Gloucester

  • Island Spirit Kayak +
    23 saves

    Island Spirit Kayak

    Oak Bluffs

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