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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  • Brooks Woodland Preserve +
    49 saves

    Brooks Woodland Preserve

    Petersham

  • Doane's Falls +
    49 saves

    Doane's Falls

    Royalston

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    47 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

  • Quabbin Overlook - New Salem +
    47 saves

    Quabbin Overlook - New Salem

    New Salem

  • Ravenswood Park +
    46 saves

    Ravenswood Park

    Gloucester

  • Maritime Gloucester +
    43 saves

    Maritime Gloucester

    Gloucester

  • Notchview Reservation +
    42 saves

    Notchview Reservation

    Windsor

  • Plymouth Cruises +
    41 saves

    Plymouth Cruises

    Plymouth

  • Minute Man National Historical Park +
    40 saves

    Minute Man National Historical Park

    Concord

  • Skydive Pepperell +
    40 saves

    Skydive Pepperell

    Pepperell

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

    Natural Resources Trust of Easton-Sheep Pasture

    Easton

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

    Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Cummaquid

  • Central Rock Climbing Centers +
    36 saves

    Central Rock Climbing Centers

    Worcester

  • Nantasket Beach Bikes - Rentals +
    33 saves

    Nantasket Beach Bikes - Rentals

    Hull

  • Pilgrim Memorial State Park +
    32 saves

    Pilgrim Memorial State Park

    Plymouth

  • Schooner Thomas E. Lannon +
    32 saves

    Schooner Thomas E. Lannon

    Gloucester

  • Massachusetts Horticultural Society- The Gardens at Elm Bank +
    31 saves

    Massachusetts Horticultural Society- The Gardens at Elm Bank

    Wellesley

  • Boston Brew Tours +
    30 saves

    Boston Brew Tours

    Boston

  • Urban AdvenTours +
    30 saves

    Urban AdvenTours

    Boston

  • Classic Harbor Line Boston +
    29 saves

    Classic Harbor Line Boston

    Boston

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