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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  • Crab Apple Whitewater +
    164 saves

    Crab Apple Whitewater

    Charlemont

  • Zoar Outdoor +
    149 saves

    Zoar Outdoor

    Charlemont

  • 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

  • Peak Paddlesports Boathouse +
    30 saves

    Peak Paddlesports Boathouse

    Orange

  • Barton Cove Campground & Canoe/Kayak Rentals +
    14 saves

    Barton Cove Campground & Canoe/Kayak Rentals

    Gill

  • 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

  • Laurel Lake Recreation Area +
    9 saves

    Laurel Lake Recreation Area

    Erving

  • NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association +
    9 saves

    NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association

    Orange

  • Camp Wild Child +
    2 saves

    Camp Wild Child

    Mount Washington

  • Taking Shape via Indoor / Outdoor Fitness

    Pittsfield

    Leave behind the motor vehicles, the hustle & bustle of the city, the air pollution, and of course - the... more

    + 5 saves
  • Chapel Brook Reservation

    Ashfield

    Hike to the top of Pony Mountain, then cool off with a summertime dip in the chilly waters of the... more

    + 4 saves
  • Onota Boat Livery

    Pittsfield

    Hourly boat rentals on Onota Lake...rowboats, canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, fishing boats, runabouts and pontoon boats. Rental hours 8am... more

    + 2 saves
  • Charter The Berkshires!

    Great Barrington

    NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR 2013 ICE FISHING! Specializing in guided trips for novice anglers, first timers, children, and trophy seekers alike,... more

    + 1 saves
  • Sportsman's Marina Boat Rental

    Hadley

    Canoe, kayak, pontoon, and fishing boat rentals. more

    + 1 saves
  • Brunelle's Marina

    South Hadley

    Full service marina,docking, 4 lane launch, gas on land and on water, factory authorized service, ship store, ice, and overnight... more

    + 0 saves
  • Mountains Unlimited

    Greenfield

    Guided outdoor adventure trips in central and western Massachusetts. Raft Rentals, Rockclimbing instruction. Ice Climbings instruction. more

    + 0 saves
  • Moxie Outdoor Adventures

    Charlemont

    Whitewater rafting and kayaking on the Deerfield River. more

    + 0 saves

Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

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