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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  • Liberte, The Schooner

    Falmouth

    Three-masted stay sail-rigged schooner departing 3 times a day from Falmouth Harbor. A short history of the area will be given... more

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  • The Little Capistrano Bike Shop

    Eastham,

    Bike Rentals-Sales-Repairs Located between 2 Beautiful Bike Trails: The Nauset National Seashore Trail and The Cape Cod Rail Trail. Open April... 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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  • Mayflower Cranberries LLC

    Plympton

    "Be the Grower" experience is an opportunity to put on some waders and join the grower in the... more

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  • Monomoy Island Excursion

    Harwich Port

    Depart Saquatucket Harbor in Harwich Port aboard our catamaran. Tour senic Wychmere Harbor, learn about the marine activites and history.... more

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  • Mountains Unlimited

    Greenfield

    Guided outdoor adventure trips in central and western Massachusetts. Raft Rentals, Rockclimbing instruction. Ice Climbings instruction. more

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  • The Navigator Club

    Charlestown

    The Navigator Club is Boston's premier boat club. Designed for people who enjoy the water but do not own a... 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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  • Northern Illusion

    Warwick

    Dog sledding tours; see website for more info. more

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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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  • Pack Out Gear

    Charlestown

    Going camping? Pack Out Gear offers camping equipment rentals. Visitors to www.packoutgear.com may make selections from our inventory.... more

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  • Pilgrim Belle Cruises

    Plymouth

    Cruise Plymouth Harbor in comfort aboard the Pilgrim Belle, an authentic Mississippi-style paddle wheeler! Enjoy the luxury of the Pilgrim... more

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  • Pinetum Farm Llama Hikes

    Granby

    Two hour family and youth treks along farm trails with lunch at camp site. Minimum of four people. more

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  • Pirate Adventures

    Provincetown

    Family fun aboard the SEA GYPSY. Children participate in a real pirate adventure. Sailing daily starting at 10:00 a.m. June 15... more

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  • Ramblewild

    Lanesborough

    Inside this haven, Ramblewild offers an exhilarating, challenging, inspiring adventure that only nature could deliver. With trails winding up, across,... more

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  • RunBoston Running Tours

    Boston

    RunBoston takes people on running tours of Boston and Cambridge. Our guides will take you on a scenic tour of... more

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  • RunSalem Running Tours

    Salem

    RunSalem takes people on running tours of Salem. Our guides will take you on a scenic tour of your choice,... 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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  • 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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  • Taking Shape via Indoor / Outdoor Fitness

    Pittsfield

    Leave behind the motor vehicles, the hustle & bustle of the city, the air pollution, and of course - the... more

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Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

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