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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  • Foote Brothers Canoe Rentals

    Ipswich

    Canoe and kayak livery on the Ipswich River. more

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  • Long Point Wildlife Refuge

    West Tisbury

    Whether you want to play in the ocean, splash with the kids in sheltered salt- and freshwater ponds, or explore... 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Venture Athletics kayak Shop

    Provincetown

    Rent a kayak or go out on a guided tour in beautiful Provincetown Harbor! Rates start at $25 for up to 4... more

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  • Wasque Reservation

    Chappaquidick Island

    This southeastern corner of Martha's Vineyard is undergoing dramatic change due to the seismic currents which are re-shaping this coastal... more

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  • Active By Nature

    Hubbardston

    ABNI specializes in high-quality trips that seek to enhance the body, mind, and spirit of it's participants. Offering personal growth... more

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  • Billington Sea Kayak

    Plymouth

    Kayaking instruction. 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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  • Boulman Marina at King's Landing

    Norwell

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  • Brunelle's Marina

    South Hadley

    Full service marina,docking, 4 lane launch, gas on land and on water, factory authorized service, ship store, ice, and overnight... more

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  • Cape Cod Family Charters LLC

    Barnstable

    Enjoy a day of fishing for stripers, blues or tuna on Cape Cod Bay Aboard the 35'Escape or the 24'... more

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  • Cape Cod Kayak

    Cataumet

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  • Cape Cod Parasail and Jet Ski Gold Coast

    South Yarmouth

    Parasailing, jet ski rentals, banana boat rides, and kayaks. Located at the Red Jacket Beach Resort. Great for all ages... more

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  • Cape Cod Windsufing & Watersports

    North Falmouth

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  • Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge

    Chappaquiddick Island

    Explore this magnificent barrier beach with its sandy shoreline, expansive salt marsh, beautiful salt pond, and unique colony of hardy... more

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  • Cape Sail

    Brewster

    Private, affordable sail charters on 35' Southern Cross in Harwichport. Sail lessons on big boat or small. Patient , experienced teacher. more

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  • Charles River Charters

    Medfield

    We are a small charter boat company that specializes in fresh water fishing guide services within an hour of Boston.... 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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