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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  • New England Aquarium +
    1,063 saves

    New England Aquarium

    Boston

  • Captain John Boats +
    442 saves

    Captain John Boats

    Plymouth

  • 7 Seas Whale Watch +
    178 saves

    7 Seas Whale Watch

    Gloucester

  • Shearwater Excursions, Inc. +
    149 saves

    Shearwater Excursions, Inc.

    Nantucket

  • Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch +
    77 saves

    Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch

    Gloucester

  • Monomoy Island Excursion +
    51 saves

    Monomoy Island Excursion

    Harwich Port

  • Boston Harbor Cruises +
    27 saves

    Boston Harbor Cruises

    Boston

  • Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises +
    13 saves

    Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

    Barnstable

  • Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch +
    8 saves

    Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch

    Provincetown

  • Cape Ann Whale Watch +
    5 saves

    Cape Ann Whale Watch

    Gloucester

  • SeaSalt Charters +
    3 saves

    SeaSalt Charters

    Provincetown

  • Newburyport Whale Watch +
    2 saves

    Newburyport Whale Watch

    Newburyport

  • Capt'n Tim Brady & Sons +
    0 saves

    Capt'n Tim Brady & Sons

    Plymouth

  • Center for Coastal Studies +
    0 saves

    Center for Coastal Studies

    Provincetown

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