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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  • UMass Lowell Kayak Center +
    12 saves

    UMass Lowell Kayak Center

    Lowell

  • Dunes' Edge Campground +
    11 saves

    Dunes' Edge Campground

    Provincetown

  • Fear Town Haunted House +
    11 saves

    Fear Town Haunted House

    Seekonk

  • Orange Wildlife Management Area +
    11 saves

    Orange Wildlife Management Area

    Orange

  • Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours +
    10 saves

    Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours

    Ipswich

  • KALON FARM +
    10 saves

    KALON FARM

    Ashburnham

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

    Barton Cove Campground & Canoe/Kayak Rentals

    Gill

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

    Fisher Museum and Trails at the Harvard Forest

    Petersham

  • Hang Glide New England +
    9 saves

    Hang Glide New England

    New Braintree

  • HG October Mountain Estate +
    9 saves

    HG October Mountain Estate

    Lenox

  • Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum +
    9 saves

    Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum

    Milton

  • Taconic Golf Club +
    9 saves

    Taconic Golf Club

    Williamstown

  • White's Landing +
    9 saves

    White's Landing

    Brookfield

  • Clark Art Institute +
    8 saves

    Clark Art Institute

    Williamstown

  • Whaling City Expeditions +
    8 saves

    Whaling City Expeditions

    New Bedford

  • Lake Mattawa +
    7 saves

    Lake Mattawa

    Orange

  • New England Equestrian Center of Athol +
    7 saves

    New England Equestrian Center of Athol

    Athol

  • New Salem Preserves, Inc. +
    7 saves

    New Salem Preserves, Inc.

    New Salem

  • NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association +
    7 saves

    NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association

    Orange

  • Berkshire East Ski Area +
    6 saves

    Berkshire East Ski Area

    Charlemont

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