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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  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • Heritage Museums & Gardens

    Heritage Museums & Gardens

    Sandwich

  • Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

    Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

    Ipswich

  • Royalston Falls

    Royalston Falls

    Royalston

  • Ramblewild

    Ramblewild

    Lanesborough

  • Monument Mountain

    Monument Mountain

    Great Barrington

  • Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

    Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

    Lincoln

  • World's End

    World's End

    Hingham

  • Bartholomew's Cobble

    Bartholomew's Cobble

    Sheffield

  • Purgatory Chasm

    Purgatory Chasm

    Sutton

  • Fruitlands Museum

    Fruitlands Museum

    Harvard

  • Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield

  • Brooks Woodland Preserve

    Brooks Woodland Preserve

    Petersham

  • Doane's Falls

    Doane's Falls

    Royalston

  • Hancock Shaker Village

    Hancock Shaker Village

    Pittsfield

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

  • Quabbin Overlook - New Salem

    Quabbin Overlook - New Salem

    New Salem

  • Ravenswood Park

    Ravenswood Park

    Gloucester

  • Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Cummaquid

  • Natural Resources Trust of Easton-Sheep Pasture

    Natural Resources Trust of Easton-Sheep Pasture

    Easton

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