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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  • Boston Harborwalk

  • Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Boston

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  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield

  • Berkshire Botanical Garden

    Berkshire Botanical Garden

    Stockbridge

  • Minute Man National Historical Park

    Minute Man National Historical Park

    Concord

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

  • Quabbin Overlook - New Salem

    Quabbin Overlook - New Salem

    New Salem

  • Pilgrim Memorial State Park

    Pilgrim Memorial State Park

    Plymouth

  • Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Rose Kennedy Greenway

    Boston

  • Massachusetts Horticultural Society- The Gardens at Elm Bank

    Massachusetts Horticultural Society- The Gardens at Elm Bank

    Wellesley

  • Bash Bish Falls State Park

    Bash Bish Falls State Park

    Mount Washington

  • Millers River Blue Trail

    Millers River Blue Trail

    Athol

  • Walden Pond State Reservation

    Walden Pond State Reservation

    Concord

  • Alan E. Rich Environmental Park

    Alan E. Rich Environmental Park

    Athol

  • Warwick State Forest & Sheomet Pond

    Warwick State Forest & Sheomet Pond

    Warwick

  • South Beach State Park

    South Beach State Park

    Edgartown

  • Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum

    Mass Audubon Blue Hills Trailside Museum

    Milton

  • Horseneck Beach State Reservation Campground*

    Horseneck Beach State Reservation Campground*

    Westport

  • Mount Greylock State Reservation*

    Mount Greylock State Reservation*

    Lanesborough

  • Maudslay State Park

    Maudslay State Park

    Newburyport

  • Wendell State Forest

    Wendell State Forest

    Wendell

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