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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  • Nashoba Paddler

    West Groton

    Canoe and kayak rentals, tours and instruction on the Nashua River. Special packages for organizations, clubs, groups. Emphasis on environmental... more

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  • North Shore Kayak Outdoor Center

    Rockport

    Guided sea kayaking tours, instruction, rentals, leasing and sales. Bicycle, sailboat, paddleboat, motor skiff rentals. more

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  • Norton Kayak Company

    Norton

    Guided Kayaking Tours of Scenic Norton Reservoir, Birdwatchers, fishermen and nature lovers will enjoy this flatwater paddling trip, perfect for... more

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  • Bass Hole (Gray's Beach)

    Yarmouthport

    Beach Picnic Area (groups need reservations) Pavillion Boardwalk Bathrooms Parking Lot more

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  • Billington Sea Kayak

    Plymouth

    Kayaking instruction. more

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  • Boston SCUBA Inc.

    East Boston

    Boston SCUBA offers SCUBA classes & dive charters all year round. Located in East Boston, just across the harbor from... more

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  • Cape Cod Windsufing & Watersports

    North Falmouth

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  • Coastal Fishing Charters Deep Sea Fishing

    Gloucester

    Coastal Fishing Charters offers the best deep sea fishing in Gloucester, Massachusetts including blue fin tuna fishing, striped bass fishing (... 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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  • Foote Brothers Canoe Rentals

    Ipswich

    Canoe and kayak livery on the Ipswich River. 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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  • Kayak Learning Center

    Beverly

    Kayak Rentals 7 Day per week. Adult Lessons. Weekly Youth Kayak Kamp. A Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe day trip to Misery Island... more

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  • Kayak Learning Center

    Marblehead

    Rentals and Adult Lessons. Also, a weekly Youth Kayak Summer Camp. Corporate/ Company Group Trips can also be arranged. more

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  • Kid's Katch

    Grafton

    Quality and fun fishing, clamming, crabbing and exploratory products, plus facts, tips and techniques for children and families to enjoy... more

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  • Mass Kayak Bass

    North Grafton

    Mass Kayak Bass is a paddling club that strives to promote the sport of kayak bass fishing in the state... more

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  • Nemasket Kayak Center

    Raynham

    Rental & Sales of Kayaks, Canoes, Stand-up Paddle Boards; instruction for individuals and groups; birthday parties; livery for canoes &... more

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  • RideAway Kayak

    Sandwich

    RideAway Kayak brings the adventure to you!! We offer delivery all over the Cape and it's surrounding areas. Our Kayak... more

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  • Salem Kayak

    Newburyport

    Guided tours, rentals, and instruction. more

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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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