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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  • 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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  • Mountains Unlimited

    Greenfield

    Guided outdoor adventure trips in central and western Massachusetts. Raft Rentals, Rockclimbing instruction. Ice Climbings instruction. more

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  • Moxie Outdoor Adventures

    Charlemont

    Whitewater rafting and kayaking on the Deerfield River. more

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  • Nantasket Kayaks

    Hull

    Nantasket Kayaks now in our 10th season renting kayaks on the beautiful Weir River Estuary. We cater to beginners and... more

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  • Nantucket Community Sailing

    Nantucket

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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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  • The Navigator Club

    Charlestown

    The Navigator Club is Boston's premier boat club. Designed for people who enjoy the water but do not own a... 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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  • 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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  • Onota Boat Livery

    Pittsfield

    Hourly boat rentals on Onota Lake...rowboats, canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, fishing boats, runabouts and pontoon boats. Rental hours 8am... more

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  • Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures

    Westport

    Offers kayak instruction for all skill levels, stand up paddle boarding lessons & adventures, surf kayaking, guided kayak tours, rentals, and... more

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  • PaddleBoard NewEngland LLC

    Beverly

    PaddleBoard NewEngland offers rentals, tours, lessons and sales of paddleboards and related equipment. Located directly on the water in Beverly,... more

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  • Paddler's Shop at Rivendell Marine

    Monument Beach

    Guided trips. more

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  • Plum Island Kayak, Inc.

    Newburyport

    Guided tours, rentals and instruction. more

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  • Plymouth Water Sport and Charter Fishing

    Plymouth

    Clambakes, beach ferry, rentals of all types of water vehicles and x-treme inflatables. 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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  • South Bridge Boat House

    Concord

    Canoe and kayak on historic Concord Rivers. more

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  • Sportsman's Marina Boat Rental

    Hadley

    Canoe, kayak, pontoon, and fishing boat rentals. more

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