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?

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Go Fish Sport Fishing Charters

    Quincy

    Boston fishing charters targeting striped bass and bluefish. Light tackle fishing charters and fly fishing charters in Boston Harbor and... 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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  • Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours

    Sherborn

    GFA Massachusetts vacations include three to six day bike tours through the North Shore, Essex National Heritage Area, Cape Ann... more

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  • Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours

    Westport

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  • The Hook-Up! Sport Fishing Charter

    Olreans

    We run two boats that fish for Bass, Blues, Shark, and specialize in Bluefin tuna. Check out our website for... more

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  • International Fairgrounds: Uxbridge, MA

    Uxbridge, Ma

    The International Fairgrounds provide a family fun environment dedicated to bringing international acts and performances locally. Experience the wonder of... 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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  • 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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  • Massachusetts Outdoor Adventures survival school

    Barre

    We are the only survival school in Massachusetts. Here our instructors hold the highest marks in outdoor survival. You will... 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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  • 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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  • Pirate Adventures

    Provincetown

    Family fun aboard the SEA GYPSY. Children participate in a real pirate adventure. Sailing daily starting at 10:00 a.m. June 15... more

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  • Ramblewild

    Lanesborough

    Inside this haven, Ramblewild offers an exhilarating, challenging, inspiring adventure that only nature could deliver. With trails winding up, across,... 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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Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

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