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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  • Historic Deerfield, Deerfield

  • Boston Harborwalk

  • Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Boston

  • Cider Hill Farm, Amesbury

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  • Urban AdvenTours +
    19 saves

    Urban AdvenTours

    Boston

  • Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row +
    18 saves

    Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row

    Marblehead

  • Central Rock Climbing Centers +
    17 saves

    Central Rock Climbing Centers

    Worcester

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    16 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Athol

  • Peak Paddlesports Boathouse +
    13 saves

    Peak Paddlesports Boathouse

    Orange

  • Schooner Thomas E. Lannon +
    13 saves

    Schooner Thomas E. Lannon

    Gloucester

  • Jack's Cape Cod +
    12 saves

    Jack's Cape Cod

    Wellfleet, Ma

  • Pilgrim Aviation +
    11 saves

    Pilgrim Aviation

    Plymouth

  • Arcadian Shop +
    10 saves

    Arcadian Shop

    Lenox

  • Canterbury Farm Nordic Center +
    10 saves

    Canterbury Farm Nordic Center

    Becket

  • Fun Seekers +
    10 saves

    Fun Seekers

    Wellfleet

  • Ramblewild +
    7 saves

    Ramblewild

    Lanesborough

  • Esperanza Riding Company +
    6 saves

    Esperanza Riding Company

    Sandwich

  • Jumptown +
    5 saves

    Jumptown

    Orange

  • Marsh and Bay Expeditions LC +
    5 saves

    Marsh and Bay Expeditions LC

    Westport

  • Berkshire East Ski Area +
    4 saves

    Berkshire East Ski Area

    Charlemont

  • Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours +
    3 saves

    Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours

    Ipswich

  • Ride Noho, Inc. +
    3 saves

    Ride Noho, Inc.

    Florence

  • Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program +
    3 saves

    Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program

    Williamsburg

  • Maritime Gloucester +
    2 saves

    Maritime Gloucester

    Gloucester

Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

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