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Family fun on the Boston Harbor Islands Cape Cod National Seashore Biking Cape Ann
 
  Family fun on the Boston Harbor Islands
Give your kids the thrill of a ferry ride and enjoy a summer of free activities on the Harbor Islands!
Cost: $10 per
person
Duration: Full day
The Cape Cod National Seashore

If you like loneliness, the sea, the sun and hours of walking on infinite beaches, this is THE place to hike.

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
  Cape Ann

Tour the rocky shores of the Cape on this route that leads you through Gloucester, Rockport and to multiple vistas over the ocean.

Cost: $25 (bike
rental)
Duration: Full day
       
  A day in the Wellfleet Sanctuary Direct Route to Mount Monadnock The Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
 
A day in the Wellfleet Sanctuary

A day out in the sun through saltwater wetlands up to a barrier beach

Cost: $5 per person
Duration: Full day
  The Direct Route to Mount Monadnock

Mount Monadnock is an Alp-like experience. This trek takes you to the summit relatively easily – you will be proud you made it once up there!

Cost: $3 per person
Duration: Full day
The Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

This is one Mass Audubon’s largest sanctuaries, perfect for a long hike through woods, meadows and wetlands in complete solitude

Cost: $4
Duration: Full day
       
  Mount Liberty Harbor Islands Misery Islands
 
  Mount Liberty

New Hampshire's White Mountains at their best: A long hike up a big mountain – you will be rewarded with an incredible view when you finally emerge in the sun with the world at your feet.

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
Harbor Islands

The best kept secret of the US National Parks – enjoy a castaway experience 30 minutes from downtown Boston . . . by boat!

Cost: $10 per
person
Duration: Half-day/
full day
  Misery Islands

Two small rugged islands with great beaches and fewer visitors than the Boston Harbor Islands. No house, no power, no water . . . castaway atmosphere guaranteed!

Cost: $7 per person
Duration: Half-day/
full day
       
  Rock Climbing Course The Skyline Trail at Blue Hills Reservation Intro to Kayaking
 
Rock Climbing Course

With this EMS class, stop being a spectator, and become one of those spider men (or women) that people watch with envy on rocky walls.

Cost: $175 per
person
Duration: Full day
  The Skyline Trail at Blue Hills Reservation

Get a feel for what it means to be really tired after a full day of hiking . . . Only 30 minutes from Boston!

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/full day
Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Have you stood on the shore and seen paddlers in the distance, exploring coastal islands and secret coves? Become one of them!

Cost: $115 per
person
Duration: Full day
 
  The Lexington Loop The Big One at Mt. Monadnock Middlesex Fells Reservation
 
  The Lexington Loop

This 30-mile ride brings you to one of the most picturesque landscapes in all New England.

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
The Big One at Mount Monadnock

Mount Monadnock is an Alp-like experience. This trek takes you to the summit relatively easily – you will be proud you made it once up there!

Cost: $3 per person
Duration: Full day
  The Skyline Trail at Middlesex Fells Reservation

Where else could you spend a full day hiking across woods, boulder and ponds . . . 15 minutes from downtown boston?

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/
full day
       
  The Great Island Tour The Cape Cod Ride Canoeing on the Ipswich River
 
The Great Island Tour

A gorgeous hike that is worth a day trip to the Cape

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
The Cape Cod Ride

Cape Cod is a biker's paradise, and this ride is the best way to discover it all!

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
Canoeing on the Ipswich River

No experience necessary for this day out paddling through a preserved landscape

Cost: $30
Duration: Full day
       
  Noanet Peak Picnic at Larz Anderson Park A day at Houghton's Pond
 
  Noanet Peak

This is Boston's best-kept secret for hiking, less than an hour away from the city.

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
Picnic at Larz Anderson park

Soak up the sun and fly your kite above the skyline of Boston

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/
full day
  A day at Houghton's Pond

A great place that has something for everyone in the family…

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
       
  The Reservations Ride Hiking to Mount Wachusett's Summit Biking around Newport
 
The Reservations Ride

A 20-mile ride that will take you to no less than six nature reservations

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
Hiking to Mount Wachusett's Summit

An hour away from Boston, a challenging full-day hike to explore the Wachusett ski area

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
Biking around Newport

Biking is the best way to discover or re-discover the sailing capital of the world!

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
       
  Hiking North Pack Monadnock Hiking around Cape Cod's Lieutenant Island  
 
  Hiking North Pack Monadnock

A great hike to get back in shape after a long winter!

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
Hiking around Cape Cod's Lieutenant Island

An adventurous hike away from the crowds - and you may even bring your swimsuit!

Cost: $5
Duration: Full day
 
 

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