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.

Watch a video on outdoor adventures in Massachusetts.

  • Historic Deerfield, Deerfield

  • Boston Harborwalk

  • Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Boston

  • Cider Hill Farm, Amesbury

Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

Looking for fun things to do and see in Massachusetts?

Get some outdoor adventure ideas

  • Cape Kayaking +
    135 saves

    Cape Kayaking

    Eatham

  • Cape Cod Sailing Excursions and... +
    68 saves

    Cape Cod Sailing Excursions and...

    Hyannis

  • Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary +
    54 saves

    Mass Audubon's Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

    Cummaquid

  • Island Spirit Kayak +
    38 saves

    Island Spirit Kayak

    Oak Bluffs

  • Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge +
    37 saves

    Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge

    Nantucket

  • MOCEAN +
    34 saves

    MOCEAN

    Mashpee

  • Fun Seekers +
    18 saves

    Fun Seekers

    Wellfleet

  • Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge

    Chappaquiddick Island

    Explore this magnificent barrier beach with its sandy shoreline, expansive salt marsh, beautiful salt pond, and unique colony of hardy... more

    + 12 saves
  • ECOtourz Kayak Tours, Rentals and Bike Rentals

    Sandwich

    Take a spectacular Kayak trip with ECOtourz through Sandwich's extensive estuaries and marshes utilizing either a guided tour or a... more

    + 10 saves
  • Lowell Holly

    Sandwich

    Carriage roads follow the shoreline of Mashpee and Wakeby Ponds and pass through groves of American holly that embellish this... more

    + 10 saves
  • Mad Max Sailing Adventures

    Edgartown

    We provide daily sails on a 60 foot state-of-the-art catamaran. more

    + 7 saves
  • Long Point Wildlife Refuge

    West Tisbury

    Whether you want to play in the ocean, splash with the kids in sheltered salt- and freshwater ponds, or explore... more

    + 6 saves
  • Venture Athletics kayak Shop

    Provincetown

    Rent a kayak or go out on a guided tour in beautiful Provincetown Harbor! Rates start at $25 for up to 4... more

    + 5 saves
  • Bass River Charters

    Dennis- Yarmouth

    Cape Cod has some of New England's best sport fishing. Whether we're fishing the shoals off Nantucket Island, the back... more

    + 3 saves
  • The Hook-Up! Sport Fishing Charter

    Olreans

    We run two boats that fish for Bass, Blues, Shark, and specialize in Bluefin tuna. Check out our website for... more

    + 3 saves
  • Wasque Reservation

    Chappaquidick Island

    This southeastern corner of Martha's Vineyard is undergoing dramatic change due to the seismic currents which are re-shaping this coastal... more

    + 3 saves
  • Bass Hole (Gray's Beach)

    Yarmouthport

    Beach Picnic Area (groups need reservations) Pavillion Boardwalk Bathrooms Parking Lot more

    + 1 saves
  • Cape Cod Windsufing & Watersports

    North Falmouth

    more

    + 1 saves
  • Great Marsh Kayak Tours

    Yarmouth

    Guided tours of the great marshlands of Barnstable and Yarmouth. more

    + 1 saves
  • RideAway Kayak

    Sandwich

    RideAway Kayak brings the adventure to you!! We offer delivery all over the Cape and it's surrounding areas. Our Kayak... more

    + 1 saves

Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

Looking for fun things to do and see in Massachusetts?

Get some outdoor adventure ideas