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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  • Lowell Holly


    Carriage roads follow the shoreline of Mashpee and Wakeby Ponds and pass through groves of American holly that embellish this... more

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  • Venture Athletics kayak Shop


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

    + 5 saves
  • 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

    + 4 saves
  • Taking Shape via Indoor / Outdoor Fitness


    Leave behind the motor vehicles, the hustle & bustle of the city, the air pollution, and of course - the... more

    + 4 saves
  • 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

    + 3 saves
  • Boston Harbor Mini Speedboats, Inc.


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

    + 3 saves
  • Charlton Woods


    Charlton Woods is a recreation and conference center located on 380 acres of beautiful woodland, including a 35 acre pond. Activities include... more

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  • The Hook-Up! Sport Fishing Charter


    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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  • Mad Max Sailing Adventures


    We provide daily sails on a 60 foot state-of-the-art catamaran. more

    + 3 saves
  • Scituate Harbor


    Scituate Harbor is the "Heart" of Scituate with shopping, dining, entertainment, services, fishing and boating! First Friday Nights... 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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  • Boating in Boston


    Grab a boat and join the fun at Hopkinton, Spot Pond, Boston, Plymouth or Wakefield. Have a go at kayaking,... more

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  • Chapel Brook Reservation


    Hike to the top of Pony Mountain, then cool off with a summertime dip in the chilly waters of the... more

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  • Charlies's Charters / Fishing and Sightseeing


    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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  • Nantasket Kayaks


    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


    Guided Kayaking Tours of Scenic Norton Reservoir, Birdwatchers, fishermen and nature lovers will enjoy this flatwater paddling trip, perfect for... more

    + 2 saves
  • Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures


    Offers kayak instruction for all skill levels, stand up paddle boarding lessons & adventures, surf kayaking, guided kayak tours, rentals, and... more

    + 2 saves
  • Plum Island Kayak, Inc.


    Guided tours, rentals and instruction. more

    + 2 saves
  • Active By Nature


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

    + 1 saves
  • Billington Sea Kayak


    Kayaking instruction. more

    + 1 saves

outdoor adventure: It's all here

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