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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  • Sea Shuttle +
    22 saves

    Sea Shuttle

    Salem

  • Pilgrim Belle Harbor Cruises +
    21 saves

    Pilgrim Belle Harbor Cruises

    Plymouth

  • Stonehurst, the Robert Treat Paine Estate +
    21 saves

    Stonehurst, the Robert Treat Paine Estate

    Waltham

  • Swift River Reservation +
    21 saves

    Swift River Reservation

    Petersham

  • FMC Ice Sports +
    18 saves

    FMC Ice Sports

    Plymouth

  • Fun Seekers +
    18 saves

    Fun Seekers

    Wellfleet

  • New England Base Camp +
    18 saves

    New England Base Camp

    Milton

  • Pilgrim Aviation +
    18 saves

    Pilgrim Aviation

    Plymouth

  • Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort and Adventure Park +
    17 saves

    Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort and Adventure Park

    Hancock

  • Canterbury Farm Nordic Center +
    16 saves

    Canterbury Farm Nordic Center

    Becket

  • Hang Glide New England +
    16 saves

    Hang Glide New England

    New Braintree

  • Horseneck Beach State Reservation Campground* +
    16 saves

    Horseneck Beach State Reservation Campground*

    Westport

  • HyArts Cultural District +
    16 saves

    HyArts Cultural District

    Hyannis, Ma.

  • Red Apple Farm +
    16 saves

    Red Apple Farm

    Phillipston

  • Weir River Farm +
    16 saves

    Weir River Farm

    Hingham

  • Weston Ski Track +
    16 saves

    Weston Ski Track

    Weston

  • White's Landing +
    16 saves

    White's Landing

    Brookfield

  • Fear Town Haunted House +
    15 saves

    Fear Town Haunted House

    Seekonk

  • Marsh and Bay Expeditions LC +
    15 saves

    Marsh and Bay Expeditions LC

    Westport

  • Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum +
    15 saves

    Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum

    Milton

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