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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  • Royalston Falls +
    164 saves

    Royalston Falls

    Royalston

  • The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships +
    100 saves

    The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

    Boston

  • World's End +
    85 saves

    World's End

    Hingham

  • Spirit of Boston +
    61 saves

    Spirit of Boston

    Boston

  • Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch +
    49 saves

    Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch

    Gloucester

  • Blue Claw Boat Tours +
    47 saves

    Blue Claw Boat Tours

    Orleans

  • Cape Cod Sailing Excursions and... +
    44 saves

    Cape Cod Sailing Excursions and...

    Hyannis

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    38 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

  • Cape Cod Canal Centennial +
    37 saves

    Cape Cod Canal Centennial

    Buzzards Bay

  • Doane's Falls +
    33 saves

    Doane's Falls

    Royalston

  • Plymouth Cruises +
    29 saves

    Plymouth Cruises

    Plymouth

  • MOCEAN +
    24 saves

    MOCEAN

    Mashpee

  • Maritime Gloucester +
    23 saves

    Maritime Gloucester

    Gloucester

  • Schooner Thomas E. Lannon +
    23 saves

    Schooner Thomas E. Lannon

    Gloucester

  • Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row +
    21 saves

    Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row

    Marblehead

  • Bay Spirit Tours +
    15 saves

    Bay Spirit Tours

    Hyannis

  • Essex River Cruises & Charters +
    15 saves

    Essex River Cruises & Charters

    Essex

  • Swift River Reservation +
    15 saves

    Swift River Reservation

    Petersham

  • Monomoy Island Excursion +
    14 saves

    Monomoy Island Excursion

    Harwich Port

  • Sea Shuttle +
    13 saves

    Sea Shuttle

    Salem

Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

Looking for fun things to do and see in Massachusetts?

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