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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    New England Aquarium

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    Captain John Whale Watching and Deep Sea Fishing

    Plymouth

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    Boston's Best Cruises

    Boston

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    Boston's Best Cruises Whale Watch

    Boston

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    Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch

    Gloucester

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    7 Seas Whale Watch

    Gloucester

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    Cape Cod Canal Centennial

    Buzzards Bay

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    Pilgrim Aviation

    Plymouth

  • Go Boston Card

    Boston

    The Go Boston Card gets you into over 70 top Boston attractions and saves you up to 55% off the cost of... more

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  • Boston Lobster Tours

    Boston

    Come join us for an unforgettable excursion on board an authentic lobster boat, while we talk about the great history... more

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  • New England Aquarium Whale Watch

    Boston

    Want to see where we keep the really big animals? Join us for an incredible whale watching experience and come... more

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  • Plymouth Whale Watching

    Plymouth

    Plymouth Whale Watching is an adventure you will talk about for the rest of your life! Each trip is narrated... more

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  • Provincetown Whale Watches

    Provincetown

    Provincetown Whale Watches are an adventure you will talk about for the rest of your life! Each trip is narrated... more

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  • Boston Harbor Cruises

    Boston

    Six sightseeing cruise options; historical sightseeing cruise, Charles River and Locks tour, USS "Constitution" cruises; sunset cruise, lighthouse tours and... more

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  • Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

    Barnstable

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  • Go Select Pass - Boston

    Boston

    Create your ideal Boston experience with the Go Select Pass. With Go Select, you can build a personalized pass that... more

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  • Bass River Charters

    Dennis- Yarmouth

    Cape Cod has some of New England's best sport fishing. Whether we're fishing the shoals off Nantucket Island, the back... more

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    Gloucester

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  • Cape Cod Sailing Cruises

    E. Sandwich

    We offer crewed and bareboat sailing charters aboard catamarans and monhulls. We also offer private and corporate crewed charters, for... more

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  • Charlies's Charters / Fishing and Sightseeing

    Gloucester

    Charter boat fishing Out O'Gloucester. 1/2 or full day private trips. All bait and tackle included. Free parking.Safe and experienced, 30... more

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