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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  • Dunes' Edge Campground +
    15 saves

    Dunes' Edge Campground

    Provincetown

  • Marsh and Bay Expeditions LC +
    15 saves

    Marsh and Bay Expeditions LC

    Westport

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

    Barton Cove Campground & Canoe/Kayak Rentals

    Gill

  • Arcadian Shop +
    13 saves

    Arcadian Shop

    Lenox

  • UMass Lowell Kayak Center +
    13 saves

    UMass Lowell Kayak Center

    Lowell

  • Wendell State Forest +
    13 saves

    Wendell State Forest

    Wendell

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

    Fisher Museum and Trails at the Harvard Forest

    Petersham

  • HG October Mountain Estate +
    12 saves

    HG October Mountain Estate

    Lenox

  • Orange Wildlife Management Area +
    12 saves

    Orange Wildlife Management Area

    Orange

  • Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours +
    11 saves

    Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours

    Ipswich

  • Whaling City Expeditions +
    11 saves

    Whaling City Expeditions

    New Bedford

  • Jumptown Skydiving Center +
    10 saves

    Jumptown Skydiving Center

    Orange

  • New Salem Preserves, Inc. +
    10 saves

    New Salem Preserves, Inc.

    New Salem

  • Taconic Golf Club +
    10 saves

    Taconic Golf Club

    Williamstown

  • NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association +
    9 saves

    NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association

    Orange

  • Art in the Orchard +
    8 saves

    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

  • Berkshire East Ski Area +
    8 saves

    Berkshire East Ski Area

    Charlemont

  • Laurel Lake Recreation Area +
    8 saves

    Laurel Lake Recreation Area

    Erving

  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area +
    8 saves

    Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

    Princeton

  • Cyrus Dallin Art Museum +
    7 saves

    Cyrus Dallin Art Museum

    Arlington

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