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.

MAY IS WETLANDS MONTH, and JUNE IS RIVERS MONTH! The 2015 Massachusetts Rivers and Wetlands Months Calendar, covering more than 200 river- and wetland-related events in Massachusetts from Saturday, April 25 to Sunday, July 5, has been compiled by the Mass. Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration

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  • Historic Deerfield, Deerfield

  • Boston Harborwalk

  • Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Boston

  • Cider Hill Farm, Amesbury

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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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  • Billington Sea Kayak

    Plymouth

    Kayaking instruction. more

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  • Boulman Marina at King's Landing

    Norwell

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  • Brunelle's Marina

    South Hadley

    Full service marina,docking, 4 lane launch, gas on land and on water, factory authorized service, ship store, ice, and overnight... more

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  • Cape Cod Family Charters LLC

    Barnstable

    Enjoy a day of fishing for stripers, blues or tuna on Cape Cod Bay Aboard the 35'Escape or the 24'... more

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  • Cape Cod Kayak

    Cataumet

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  • Cape Cod Parasail and Jet Ski Gold Coast

    South Yarmouth

    Parasailing, jet ski rentals, banana boat rides, and kayaks. Located at the Red Jacket Beach Resort. Great for all ages... more

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  • Cape Sail

    Brewster

    Private, affordable sail charters on 35' Southern Cross in Harwichport. Sail lessons on big boat or small. Patient , experienced teacher. more

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  • Charles River Charters

    Medfield

    We are a small charter boat company that specializes in fresh water fishing guide services within an hour of Boston.... more

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  • Charter The Berkshires!

    Great Barrington

    NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR 2013 ICE FISHING! Specializing in guided trips for novice anglers, first timers, children, and trophy seekers alike,... more

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  • Cochituate Canoe and Kayak

    Natick

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  • Come Sail Away Now

    Charlestown

    Come sail away with Captain Don aboard the Tupelo Honey in Boston Harbor! Book private charters for any special occasion... more

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  • Defiance Sail Charters

    Gloucester

    Sails aboard 49-foot "Windfall." more

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  • Eastern Mountain Sports

    Boston

    October 19, Fall Foliage Kayak Tour of the Charles River. Leaves at 9:00 am at Eastern Mountain Sports, 300 Needham St., Newton, MA.... more

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  • Essex River Basin Adventures

    Essex

    Kayak guided tours of the Essex River Basin, kayak and equipment sales. Instruction and kids adventure programs. more

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  • Essex Rowing Club

    Methuen

    A community boathouse located on the Merrimack River. We offer rowing programs for ages 12-adult. There is no experience required... more

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  • Fin & Feather Sports

    Upton

    Kayak Rentals, Canoe Rentals, Row boat & Pedal boat Rentals Daily & weekend rates. On-site Rentals available. Trip planning, Clinic, lessons and... more

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  • Force 5 Watersports

    Nantucket

    Kayak sales. more

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  • Goose Hummock Outdoor Adventure Center

    Orleans

    Kayak tours and lessons, kayak rentals, fly fishing lessons and trips, off shore fishing charters and nature walks. We also... more

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  • Great Marsh Kayak Tours

    Yarmouth

    Guided tours of the great marshlands of Barnstable and Yarmouth. more

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