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Riding to the beach at Duxbury Walking on Plum Island Beach Hiking around the Mount Misery in Lincoln
 
  Riding to the beach at Duxbury
Combine a day at the beach with a day on your bike!
Cost: Free
Duration: Half day
Walking on Plum Island Beach

Walking on a beach across a National Wildlife Refuge, hearing the waves crashing on long, sandy beaches, watching birds and deers nearby… What else would you want on a day off?

Cost: $5
Duration: Half day
  Hiking around the Mount Misery in Lincoln

A great opportunity to enjoy the peace of the countryside less than 30 minutes from Boston

Cost: Free
Duration: Half day
       
  The Minuteman Trail Coolidge Reservation The Mountain Bike Loop
 
The Minuteman Trail

Walk in the footsteps of the Patriots (the real ones) on a truly outstanding trail. A great place to enjoy nature and bring kids.

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
  Coolidge Reservation
A large green that gently slopes down to the shoreline, with a magnificent view of the Atlantic… Watch seals, play frisbee, sleep in the sun. . . . The choice is yours!
Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/
full day
The Mountain Bike Loop at Middlesex Fells Reservation

You can't beat the Fells for a challenging ride through ponds, boulders and woods... just 20 minutes from the city

Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day
       
  Kayak at Hingham Paddling off Magnolia Crane Beach, the Sand Dunes
 
Kayak at Hingham

Rent your kayak at EMS and discover sea kayaking in one of the best and most protected spots around Boston. Would you like to have an island by yourself for a picnic?

Cost: $72 per
person
Duration: Half-day/full day
Sea Kayak at Magnolia

Here, you will paddle on the Atlantic Ocean – next land east: Europe! One of the nicest harbors on the North Shore, with stops on an island and a small, hidden beach

Cost: $65 per
person
Duration: A few
hours/half-day
  Crane Beach, the Sand Dunes
Find your way in the sand dunes of Crane Beach.
Cost: $5 per car
Duration: Half-day/full day
       
  Walking on Crane Beach Bradley Palmer State Park Crane Beach, The Sand Dunes
 
Walking on Crane Beach

Where else can you walk on a beach while watching the sun setting on a great skyline?

Cost: $20
Duration: A few
hours
  Bradley Palmer State Park

A wading pool for the kids and trails to explore the outdoors. What else to wish to spend a great afternoon?

Cost: Free
Duration: Half day/
full day
Crowninshield Island

In one of the most beautiful settings on the North Shore, access the island at low tide and enjoy this reservation to meditate or gaze at the ocean

Cost: $1-3 per
person
Duration: Half-day
       
  Nahant Hiking to the Tip of Plum Island Biking Plum Island
 
Nahant – East Point

Sit on a bench with the ocean on three sides and rocky cliffs below your feet

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
Hiking to the Tip of Plum Island

Hiking across a National Wildlife Refuge, hearing the waves crashing on long, sandy beaches, watching birds and deers… What else would you want on a day off?

Cost: $5 per person
Duration: Half day/
full day
  Biking Plum Island

A truly exceptional setting for a leisure afternoon ride surrounded by wildlife and the sound of the waves.

Cost: $5 by car, $2
walk-in or bike-in
Duration:A few
hours/half day
       
  The Ride to Great Island    
 
The Ride to Great Island

It is not every day that you can ride from deep in the countryside directly to a sandy beach overlooking the ocean…

Cost: Free
Duration: Half day
   
 

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