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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  • Active By Nature

    Hubbardston

    ABNI specializes in high-quality trips that seek to enhance the body, mind, and spirit of it's participants. Offering personal growth... more

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  • Boating in Boston

    Hopkinton

    Grab a boat and join the fun at Hopkinton, Spot Pond, Boston, Plymouth or Wakefield. Have a go at kayaking,... more

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  • Boston Air Tours

    North Andover

    Helicopter tours of Boston and New Hampshire Seacoast. Enjoy downtown Boston from the air. more

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  • Boston Islands Charters

    Quincy

    Customize your experience to match what we like to call your "AQ" or Adventure Quotient. The higher the AQ, the... more

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  • Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours

    Westport

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  • Norton Kayak Company

    Norton

    Guided Kayaking Tours of Scenic Norton Reservoir, Birdwatchers, fishermen and nature lovers will enjoy this flatwater paddling trip, perfect for... more

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  • Schooner Fame of Salem

    Salem

    Our full scale replica of the famous War of 1812 privateer sails four times daily from Pickering Wharf in Salem more

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  • A.D Makepeace

    Wareham

    At the A.D. Makepeace Company, we've been at it since the mid 1800s, when Abel Makepeace founded our company.... more

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  • Boston SCUBA Inc.

    East Boston

    Boston SCUBA offers SCUBA classes & dive charters all year round. Located in East Boston, just across the harbor from... more

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  • Cape Cod Sailing Cruises

    E. Sandwich

    We offer crewed and bareboat sailing charters aboard catamarans and monhulls. We also offer private and corporate crewed charters, for... more

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  • Central Rock Climbing Centers

    Hadley

    Central Rock Climbing Centers have 3 locations with more than 60,000 sq. ft. of rock climbing terrain. We have something for everyone,... more

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  • Go Fish Sport Fishing Charters

    Quincy

    Boston fishing charters targeting striped bass and bluefish. Light tackle fishing charters and fly fishing charters in Boston Harbor and... more

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  • Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours

    Sherborn

    GFA Massachusetts vacations include three to six day bike tours through the North Shore, Essex National Heritage Area, Cape Ann... more

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  • Kid's Katch

    Grafton

    Quality and fun fishing, clamming, crabbing and exploratory products, plus facts, tips and techniques for children and families to enjoy... more

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  • Massachusetts Outdoor Adventures survival school

    Barre

    We are the only survival school in Massachusetts. Here our instructors hold the highest marks in outdoor survival. You will... more

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  • Newburyport Pedicab

    Newburyport

    Free pedicab rides in Newburyport. Drivers pedal for tips. Profits donated to the Jimmy Fund through the Pan-Mass Challenge. Book... more

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  • Still River Outfitters

    Bolton

    Recreational, whitewater and touring kayak and canoe, snowshoe, geo-cache, and hiking instruction by knowledgeable professionals. Exciting trips and team building... more

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  • Vineyard Pedicab

    Oak Bluffs

    Free pedicab rides on Martha's Vineyard. Drivers pedal for tips. Profits donated to cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.... more

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  • Appalachian Mountain Club

    Boston

    Seasonal hikes, nature walks, canoe trips, and ski outings. more

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  • Bella Via Balloon Company

    Worcester

    Balloon (hot air) flights in central New England; Balloon promotions; Training & Education; Sales; Trips to Sicily, Italy. more

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Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

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