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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  • Endeavor Sailing Excursions

    Nantucket

    Endeavor Sailing Excursions offers sailing excursions in Nantucket Sound. Per person fares and private charters are available. Ideal for couples,... 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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  • 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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  • The Little Capistrano Bike Shop

    Eastham,

    Bike Rentals-Sales-Repairs Located between 2 Beautiful Bike Trails: The Nauset National Seashore Trail and The Cape Cod Rail Trail. Open April... more

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  • Mashpee River Woodlands

    Mashpee

    Pristine shoreline, natural spawning areas, and excellent water quality make the Mashpee River one of Massachusetts' finest sources of rare,... more

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  • Mountains Unlimited

    Greenfield

    Guided outdoor adventure trips in central and western Massachusetts. Raft Rentals, Rockclimbing instruction. Ice Climbings instruction. more

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  • Nantucket Convservation Foundation

    Nantucket

    The mission of the Nantucket Conservation Foundation is to assist in the preservation of Nantucket's character by permanently conserving, maintaining,... more

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  • The Navigator Club

    Charlestown

    The Navigator Club is Boston's premier boat club. Designed for people who enjoy the water but do not own a... more

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  • Northeast Surfing

    Hull

    Northeast Surfing located on beautiful Nantasket Beach in Hull, MA. Offering a surf shop, beach bike rentals, surfboard & paddleboard... more

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  • Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club

    Springfield

    Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club is a 501(c)3 nonprofit which operates a recreational facility in the North End of Springfield with... more

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  • RunBoston Running Tours

    Boston

    RunBoston takes people on running tours of Boston and Cambridge. Our guides will take you on a scenic tour of... more

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  • RunSalem Running Tours

    Salem

    RunSalem takes people on running tours of Salem. Our guides will take you on a scenic tour of your choice,... more

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