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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  • 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 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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  • Charter The Berkshires!

    Great Barrington

    NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR 2013 ICE FISHING! Specializing in guided trips for novice anglers, first timers, children, and trophy seekers alike,... more

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  • Coastal Fishing Charters Deep Sea Fishing

    Gloucester

    Coastal Fishing Charters offers the best deep sea fishing in Gloucester, Massachusetts including blue fin tuna fishing, striped bass fishing (... more

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  • Cochituate Canoe and Kayak

    Natick

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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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  • Defiance Sail Charters

    Gloucester

    Sails aboard 49-foot "Windfall." 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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  • Essex River Basin Adventures

    Essex

    Kayak guided tours of the Essex River Basin, kayak and equipment sales. Instruction and kids adventure programs. more

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  • Essex Rowing Club

    Methuen

    A community boathouse located on the Merrimack River. We offer rowing programs for ages 12-adult. There is no experience required... more

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  • Fin & Feather Sports

    Upton

    Kayak Rentals, Canoe Rentals, Row boat & Pedal boat Rentals Daily & weekend rates. On-site Rentals available. Trip planning, Clinic, lessons and... more

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  • Force 5 Watersports

    Nantucket

    Kayak sales. 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 Marsh Kayak Tours

    Yarmouth

    Guided tours of the great marshlands of Barnstable and Yarmouth. more

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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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  • Jack's Boat Rental

    Wellfleet

    Lessons and tours. more

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  • Kayak Learning Center

    Beverly

    Kayak Rentals 7 Day per week. Adult Lessons. Weekly Youth Kayak Kamp. A Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe day trip to Misery Island... more

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