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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  • Cochituate Canoe and Kayak

    Natick

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Plum Island Kayak, Inc.

    Newburyport

    Guided tours, rentals and instruction. 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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  • Scituate Harbor

    Scituate

    Scituate Harbor is the "Heart" of Scituate with shopping, dining, entertainment, services, fishing and boating! First Friday Nights... 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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  • 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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