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

  • Cider Hill Farm, Amesbury

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  • Bay Spirit Tours +
    7 saves

    Bay Spirit Tours

    Hyannis

  • Blue Claw Boat Tours +
    30 saves

    Blue Claw Boat Tours

    Orleans

  • Cape Cod Canal Centennial +
    19 saves

    Cape Cod Canal Centennial

    Buzzards Bay

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

    Cape Cod Sailing Excursions and...

    Hyannis

  • Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch +
    37 saves

    Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch

    Gloucester

  • Doane's Falls +
    17 saves

    Doane's Falls

    Royalston

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    17 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Athol

  • Good Times +
    2 saves

    Good Times

    Charlestown

  • Historic Boston Harbor Sailing Tours +
    3 saves

    Historic Boston Harbor Sailing Tours

    Boston

  • Lake Mattawa +
    1 saves

    Lake Mattawa

    Orange

  • Laurel Lake Recreation Area +
    3 saves

    Laurel Lake Recreation Area

    Erving

  • The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships +
    46 saves

    The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

    Boston

  • Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row +
    18 saves

    Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row

    Marblehead

  • Maritime Gloucester +
    4 saves

    Maritime Gloucester

    Gloucester

  • Millers River Blue Trail +
    8 saves

    Millers River Blue Trail

    Athol

  • MOCEAN +
    19 saves

    MOCEAN

    Mashpee

  • NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association +
    2 saves

    NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association

    Athol

  • Plymouth Cruises +
    16 saves

    Plymouth Cruises

    Plymouth

  • Red Top Sporting Goods Inc +
    0 saves

    Red Top Sporting Goods Inc

    Buzzards Bay

  • Robert D. Wetmore Fishing Area - Quabbin Gate 31 +
    1 saves

    Robert D. Wetmore Fishing Area - Quabbin Gate 31

    New Salem

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