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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  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area +
    58 saves

    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • Crab Apple Whitewater +
    33 saves

    Crab Apple Whitewater

    Charlemont

  • Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf +
    26 saves

    Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf

    Manchester By-the-sea

  • Charles River Canoe and Kayak - Auburndale +
    25 saves

    Charles River Canoe and Kayak - Auburndale

    Newton

  • World's End +
    21 saves

    World's End

    Hingham

  • Cape Kayaking +
    20 saves

    Cape Kayaking

    Eatham

  • Zoar Outdoor +
    20 saves

    Zoar Outdoor

    Charlemont

  • Crane Beach on the Crane Estate +
    13 saves

    Crane Beach on the Crane Estate

    Ipswich

  • MOCEAN +
    13 saves

    MOCEAN

    Mashpee

  • Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary +
    12 saves

    Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Cummaquid

  • Island Spirit Kayak +
    11 saves

    Island Spirit Kayak

    Oak Bluffs

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

    Cape Cod Sailing Excursions and...

    Hyannis

  • Arcadian Shop +
    8 saves

    Arcadian Shop

    Lenox

  • Fun Seekers +
    8 saves

    Fun Seekers

    Wellfleet

  • Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row +
    6 saves

    Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row

    Marblehead

  • Cape Cod Canal Centennial +
    5 saves

    Cape Cod Canal Centennial

    Buzzards Bay

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    3 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Athol

  • Island Queen +
    3 saves

    Island Queen

    Falmouth

  • Jack's Cape Cod +
    3 saves

    Jack's Cape Cod

    Wellfleet, Ma

  • Millers River Blue Trail +
    3 saves

    Millers River Blue Trail

    Athol

Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

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