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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  • Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Boston

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    Schooner Thomas E. Lannon

    Gloucester

  • Three Sisters Sanctuary +
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    Three Sisters Sanctuary

    Goshen

  • Turn Park +
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    Turn Park

    West Stockbridge

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    Whaling City Expeditions

    New Bedford

  • Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center and Wildlife Sanctuary

    Worcester

    Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester is the largest urban wildlife sanctuary in New England, with more than 400 acres cooperatively managed... more

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  • Charles Riverboat Company

    Cambridge

    Since its creation in 1990, the Charles Riverboat Company has offered guests the chance to experience the sights of Boston from... more

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  • Friends of the Blue Hills

    Milton

    The Friends of the Blue Hills (FBH) is a 1,000-member non-profit organization devoted to preserving and protecting the Blue Hills... more

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  • Neat Lady Fishing INC.

    Onset

    Deep Sea Fishing & Custom Cruises Running daily fishing trips and evening Cape Cod Canal cruises from Onset, MA. more

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  • TreeTop Adventures

    Canton

    TreeTop Adventures is an aerial forest high ropes course consisting of more than 130 platforms installed in the trees connected by... more

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  • Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary

    Princeton

    Wachusett Meadow is a former farmstead that offers spectacular scenery and supports abundant wildlife throughout woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. Historic... more

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  • Warrior Ice Arena

    Brighton

    Warrior Ice Arena is the new home of the practice and training facility for the Boston Bruins, and also home... more

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