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

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  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

    Boston

  • The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

    The Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

    Boston

  • Crab Apple Whitewater

    Crab Apple Whitewater

    Charlemont

  • Zoar Outdoor

    Zoar Outdoor

    Charlemont

  • World's End

    World's End

    Hingham

  • Cape Kayaking

    Cape Kayaking

    Eatham

  • Water Wizz of Cape Cod

    Water Wizz of Cape Cod

    East Wareham

  • Crane Beach on the Crane Estate

    Crane Beach on the Crane Estate

    Ipswich

  • Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center

    Northfield

  • Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf

    Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf

    Manchester By-the-sea

  • Cape Cod Sailing Excursions and...

    Cape Cod Sailing Excursions and...

    Hyannis

  • Charles River Canoe and Kayak - Auburndale

    Charles River Canoe and Kayak - Auburndale

    Newton

  • ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    ENQ ~ Explore North Quabbin

    Orange

  • Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Cummaquid

  • Classic Harbor Line Boston

    Classic Harbor Line Boston

    Boston

  • Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge

    Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge

    Nantucket

  • Historic Boston Harbor Sailing Tours

    Historic Boston Harbor Sailing Tours

    Boston

  • Island Spirit Kayak

    Island Spirit Kayak

    Oak Bluffs

  • MOCEAN

    MOCEAN

    Mashpee

  • Millers River Blue Trail

    Millers River Blue Trail

    Athol

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