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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  • Historic Deerfield, Deerfield

  • Boston Harborwalk

  • Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Boston

  • Cider Hill Farm, Amesbury

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  • Ramblewild +
    219 saves

    Ramblewild

    Lanesborough

  • Monument Mountain +
    182 saves

    Monument Mountain

    Great Barrington

  • Bartholomew's Cobble +
    110 saves

    Bartholomew's Cobble

    Sheffield

  • Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center +
    86 saves

    Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin +
    59 saves

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

  • Quabbin Overlook - New Salem +
    56 saves

    Quabbin Overlook - New Salem

    New Salem

  • Notchview Reservation +
    44 saves

    Notchview Reservation

    Windsor

  • Warwick State Forest & Sheomet Pond +
    25 saves

    Warwick State Forest & Sheomet Pond

    Warwick

  • Clark Art Institute +
    17 saves

    Clark Art Institute

    Williamstown

  • Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort and Adventure Park +
    17 saves

    Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort and Adventure Park

    Hancock

  • Canterbury Farm Nordic Center +
    16 saves

    Canterbury Farm Nordic Center

    Becket

  • Wendell State Forest +
    14 saves

    Wendell State Forest

    Wendell

  • Arcadian Shop +
    13 saves

    Arcadian Shop

    Lenox

  • HG October Mountain Estate +
    12 saves

    HG October Mountain Estate

    Lenox

  • New Salem Preserves, Inc. +
    10 saves

    New Salem Preserves, Inc.

    New Salem

  • Laurel Lake Recreation Area +
    9 saves

    Laurel Lake Recreation Area

    Erving

  • NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association +
    9 saves

    NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association

    Orange

  • Art in the Orchard +
    8 saves

    Art in the Orchard

    Easthampton

  • Berkshire East Ski Area +
    8 saves

    Berkshire East Ski Area

    Charlemont

  • Mass Audubon - Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary +
    7 saves

    Mass Audubon - Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

    Easthampton

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