You could practically spend your entire Massachusetts vacation outdoors. In the spring, fishing, camping, hiking, biking, and cheering on the Red Sox at historic Fenway Park. In the summer, soaking up the sun on gorgeous beaches, white water rafting, whale watching, putt sinking, ice cream eating, and still cheering on the Sox. In the fall, leaf peeping at the brilliant foliage; losing your voice at a Patriots game at Gillette Stadium; petting goats, picking apples and sipping cider at any number of picture perfect small farms; and yep, still cheering on the Sox. Think there are no outdoor activities in the winter? Think again. There’s skiing, riding and tubing at one of 12 fantastic ski areas; dog sledding; and ice fishing; all while heatedly discussing the spring prospects for the Sox, of course.

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      New England Aquarium

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      Old Town Trolley Tours

      Boston

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      Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

      Boston

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      Ghosts & Gravestones Tour

      Boston

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      The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

      Boston

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      Spirit of Boston

      Boston

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      Emerald Necklace and Fall Foliage tour

      Boston

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      New England Aquarium Whale Watch

      Boston

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      Rose Kennedy Greenway

      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

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      Urban AdvenTours

      Boston

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      Boston Harbor Cruises

      Boston

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      Boston Bass Adventures

      Boston

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      Lure, LLC

      Boston

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      Odyssey Cruises

      Boston

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      BikeBus

      Boston

    • Boston Public Garden

      Boston

      Formal gardens and rare trees; setting for McCloskey's "Make Way for Ducklings" book and sculpture. Seasonal Swan Boat... more

      + 40 saves
    • Boston Lobster Tours

      Boston

      Come join us for an unforgettable excursion on board an authentic lobster boat, while we talk about the great history... more

      + 39 saves
    • Old Town Trolley Tours of Boston

      Boston

      Fully narrated trolley tours of Boston with 17 stops and unlimited reboarding privileges all day, including FREE admission to the Old... more

      + 18 saves

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