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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  • NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association +
    5 saves

    NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association

    Orange

  • Peak Paddlesports Boathouse +
    20 saves

    Peak Paddlesports Boathouse

    Orange

  • Purgatory Chasm +
    66 saves

    Purgatory Chasm

    Sutton

  • Quabbin Overlook - New Salem +
    37 saves

    Quabbin Overlook - New Salem

    New Salem

  • Ramblewild +
    90 saves

    Ramblewild

    Lanesborough

  • Ravenswood Park +
    33 saves

    Ravenswood Park

    Gloucester

  • Red Apple Farm +
    9 saves

    Red Apple Farm

    Phillipston

  • Royalston Falls +
    173 saves

    Royalston Falls

    Royalston

  • Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute +
    4 saves

    Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

    Williamstown

  • Stonehurst, the Robert Treat Paine Estate +
    8 saves

    Stonehurst, the Robert Treat Paine Estate

    Waltham

  • Swift River Reservation +
    15 saves

    Swift River Reservation

    Petersham

  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area +
    1 saves

    Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

    Princeton

  • Warwick State Forest & Sheomet Pond +
    17 saves

    Warwick State Forest & Sheomet Pond

    Warwick

  • Weir River Farm +
    11 saves

    Weir River Farm

    Hingham

  • Wendell State Forest +
    10 saves

    Wendell State Forest

    Wendell

  • World's End +
    88 saves

    World's End

    Hingham

  • 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

    + 1 saves
  • Appalachian National Scenic Trail

    Pittsfield

    Ninety-three miles of hiking, picnicking, and camping through the Berkshires; highest peak in Massachusetts. more

    + 4 saves
  • Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

    Easthampton

    Seven hundred and twenty-five acres of woods, meadow, and marsh; five miles of trails; observation tower. Look for signs of... more

    + 6 saves
  • Bash Bish Falls State Park

    Mount Washington

    Cascading water tumbles through a series of gorges at this dramatic 60-foot waterfall; located within Mt. Washington State Forest. Swimming... more

    + 20 saves

Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

Looking for fun things to do and see in Massachusetts?

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