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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  • Crane Beach on the Crane Estate +
    106 saves

    Crane Beach on the Crane Estate

    Ipswich

  • Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf +
    89 saves

    Surfari Stand Up Paddle & Surf

    Manchester By-the-sea

  • Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row +
    24 saves

    Little Harbor Boathouse Kayak SUP Row

    Marblehead

  • Sea Shuttle +
    24 saves

    Sea Shuttle

    Salem

  • Essex River Cruises & Charters +
    23 saves

    Essex River Cruises & Charters

    Essex

  • UMass Lowell Kayak Center +
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    UMass Lowell Kayak Center

    Lowell

  • Merrimac River Rowing Association +
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    Merrimac River Rowing Association

    Lowell

  • Surfari +
    1 saves

    Surfari

    Gloucester

Outdoor Adventure: It's all here

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