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.

MAY IS WETLANDS MONTH, and JUNE IS RIVERS MONTH! The 2015 Massachusetts Rivers and Wetlands Months Calendar, covering more than 200 river- and wetland-related events in Massachusetts from Saturday, April 25 to Sunday, July 5, has been compiled by the Mass. Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration

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  • Historic Deerfield, Deerfield

  • Boston Harborwalk

  • Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Boston

  • Cider Hill Farm, Amesbury

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  • Alan E. Rich Environmental Park +
    12 saves

    Alan E. Rich Environmental Park

    Athol

  • Millers River Blue Trail +
    12 saves

    Millers River Blue Trail

    Athol

  • Pilgrim Aviation +
    12 saves

    Pilgrim Aviation

    Plymouth

  • Rose Kennedy Greenway +
    12 saves

    Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

  • Free Bike Tours of Boston +
    11 saves

    Free Bike Tours of Boston

    Boston

  • Marsh and Bay Expeditions LC +
    11 saves

    Marsh and Bay Expeditions LC

    Westport

  • Arcadian Shop +
    10 saves

    Arcadian Shop

    Lenox

  • FMC Ice Sports +
    10 saves

    FMC Ice Sports

    Plymouth

  • Wendell State Forest +
    10 saves

    Wendell State Forest

    Wendell

  • Appleton Farms +
    9 saves

    Appleton Farms

    Ipswich

  • Red Apple Farm +
    9 saves

    Red Apple Farm

    Phillipston

  • Weir River Farm +
    9 saves

    Weir River Farm

    Hingham

  • Dunes' Edge Campground +
    8 saves

    Dunes' Edge Campground

    Provincetown

  • Historic Boston Harbor Sailing Tours +
    8 saves

    Historic Boston Harbor Sailing Tours

    Boston

  • Horseneck Beach State Reservation Campground* +
    8 saves

    Horseneck Beach State Reservation Campground*

    Westport

  • Barton Cove Campground & Canoe/Kayak Rentals +
    7 saves

    Barton Cove Campground & Canoe/Kayak Rentals

    Gill

  • Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort and Adventure Park +
    7 saves

    Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort and Adventure Park

    Hancock

  • KALON FARM +
    7 saves

    KALON FARM

    Ashburnham

  • Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge +
    6 saves

    Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge

    Nantucket

  • Fisher Museum and Trails at the Harvard Forest +
    6 saves

    Fisher Museum and Trails at the Harvard Forest

    Petersham

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