Prefer doing to seeing? Need excitement? Can’t sit still for too long?

If you’re the adventure-seeking type, you’ll feel right at home in Massachusetts. Just embrace your wild side and discover a world of fun: There’s Skydive Pepperell in Greater Merrimack Valley; hike with llamas at Pinetum Farm Llama Hikes; go hot-air ballooning across the Massachusetts countryside at the Balloon School of Massachusetts; dog-mush through the woods of Central Massachusetts; or try ice climbing in the Berkshires.

With four distinct seasons and six diverse regions, you may run out of stamina before you ever run out of adventures. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Zoar Outdoor, Charlemont

  • Skydive Pepperell, Pepperell

  • Art's Dune Tours, Provincetown

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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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  • Cornerstone Ranch

    Princeton

    Trail Rides by horseback as well as sleigh and wagon rides. Some trail rides include BBQ dinner and some horse... more

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  • Crocker Neck Conservation Area Walk

    Cotuit

    Join BLT and professor Gil Newton, on an interpretive walk through the diverse ecosystems of the 97-acre Town-owned Conservation Area... more

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  • Dinosaur Footprints

    Holyoke

    A trail of fossilized footprints left behind by dinosaurs past. 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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  • Endeavor Sailing Excursions

    Nantucket

    Endeavor Sailing Excursions offers sailing excursions in Nantucket Sound. Per person fares and private charters are available. Ideal for couples,... more

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  • Friends of the Blue Hills

    Milton

    The Friends of the Blue Hills (FBH) is a 1,000-member non-profit organization devoted to preserving and protecting the Blue Hills... 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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  • The Little Capistrano Bike Shop

    Eastham,

    Bike Rentals-Sales-Repairs Located between 2 Beautiful Bike Trails: The Nauset National Seashore Trail and The Cape Cod Rail Trail. Open April... more

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  • Mashpee River Woodlands

    Mashpee

    Pristine shoreline, natural spawning areas, and excellent water quality make the Mashpee River one of Massachusetts' finest sources of rare,... 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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  • Nantucket Convservation Foundation

    Nantucket

    The mission of the Nantucket Conservation Foundation is to assist in the preservation of Nantucket's character by permanently conserving, maintaining,... 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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  • Newburyport Pedicab

    Newburyport

    Free pedicab rides in Newburyport. Drivers pedal for tips. Profits donated to the Jimmy Fund through the Pan-Mass Challenge. Book... more

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  • Pack Out Gear

    Charlestown

    Going camping? Pack Out Gear offers camping equipment rentals. Visitors to www.packoutgear.com may make selections from our inventory.... more

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  • Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club

    Springfield

    Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club is a 501(c)3 nonprofit which operates a recreational facility in the North End of Springfield with... more

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  • Puffer's Pond

    Amherst

    As a much loved and widely used natural amenity, Puffer's Pond has been, and continues to be, an integral area... more

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  • RunBoston Running Tours

    Boston

    RunBoston takes people on running tours of Boston and Cambridge. Our guides will take you on a scenic tour of... more

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  • RunSalem Running Tours

    Salem

    RunSalem takes people on running tours of Salem. Our guides will take you on a scenic tour of your choice,... more

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Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

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