In the Bay State, when the weather heats up, so do your opportunities for fun — in and on the water.

Just take your pick…Rocket down Zoar Gap in a raft with Zoar Outdoor or see nature up close in a kayak from Essex River Basin Adventures; rent a canoe from South Bridge Boat House and paddle up the Concord River to the famous North Bridge; go for a thrilling ride with Cape Cod’s Gold Coast Parasailing; or go sailing on the Charles River in Boston. Massachusetts’ unique location means all the water sports you love are available all summer long!

  • Walden Pond

  • The Berkshires

  • Head of the Charles

  • Deerfield River, Charlemont

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  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area +
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    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships +
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    The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

    Boston

  • Classic Harbor Line Boston +
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    Classic Harbor Line Boston

    Boston

  • Historic Boston Harbor Sailing Tours +
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    Historic Boston Harbor Sailing Tours

    Boston

  • Boston Harbor Mini Speedboats, Inc.

    Boston

    Captain your own mini speedboat as you navigate Boston Harbor, see the many historical sites, the amazing skyline, all while... more

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  • Boston SCUBA Inc.

    East Boston

    Boston SCUBA offers SCUBA classes & dive charters all year round. Located in East Boston, just across the harbor from... 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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