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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  • Arcadian Shop +
    10 saves

    Arcadian Shop

    Lenox

  • Barton Cove Campground & Canoe/Kayak Rentals +
    3 saves

    Barton Cove Campground & Canoe/Kayak Rentals

    Gill

  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area +
    148 saves

    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • Cape Cod Canal Centennial +
    16 saves

    Cape Cod Canal Centennial

    Buzzards Bay

  • Cape Cod Sailing Excursions and... +
    26 saves

    Cape Cod Sailing Excursions and...

    Hyannis

  • Cape Kayaking +
    44 saves

    Cape Kayaking

    Eatham

  • Charles River Canoe and Kayak - Auburndale +
    38 saves

    Charles River Canoe and Kayak - Auburndale

    Newton

  • Classic Harbor Line Boston +
    8 saves

    Classic Harbor Line Boston

    Boston

  • Crab Apple Whitewater +
    73 saves

    Crab Apple Whitewater

    Charlemont

  • Crane Beach on the Crane Estate +
    40 saves

    Crane Beach on the Crane Estate

    Ipswich

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    14 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Athol

  • Fun Seekers +
    10 saves

    Fun Seekers

    Wellfleet

  • Island Spirit Kayak +
    16 saves

    Island Spirit Kayak

    Oak Bluffs

  • Jack's Cape Cod +
    12 saves

    Jack's Cape Cod

    Wellfleet, Ma

  • Laurel Lake Recreation Area +
    2 saves

    Laurel Lake Recreation Area

    Erving

  • The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships +
    35 saves

    The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

    Boston

  • Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row +
    18 saves

    Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row

    Marblehead

  • Marsh and Bay Expeditions LC +
    4 saves

    Marsh and Bay Expeditions LC

    Westport

  • Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary +
    18 saves

    Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Cummaquid

  • Merrimac River Rowing Association +
    0 saves

    Merrimac River Rowing Association

    Lowell

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