Massachusetts

Find local adventures, unique places to stay, and local adventure tours in Massachusetts.

Top Adventures in Massachusetts

  • Explore Bash Bish Falls

    One of my favorite walks to a spectacular falls. The trail is easy to follow and one mile from NY parking lot and 0.5 from the parking lot. The apparent place to swim. There are several very nice, family safe swimmable pools in the creek above an...

    1 miles

  • Hike the Purgatory Chasm Trail

    For this 1-mile hike, you can park at the Purgatory Chasm Visitor Center. From there hit the trail and explore the unusual gap between the tall granite walls, which might be adorned with climbers. Great for all ages and dogs are welcome too. The t...

    1 miles 115 ft gain

  • Hike Southern Middlesex Fells Loop

    Park in the parking area near Bellevue Pond. There are multiple entrances to the reservation (some closer to the reservoir itself than others). I have spent days in there hiking around and never seeing the water and there are days when I just hike...

    3.5 miles 756 ft gain

  • Hike The Skyline Trail at Blue Hills

    Park in the lot across from Batterymarch Rd off of Willard St. Access the Skyline trail from here, it is marked blue. Follow the signs. The trails in Blue Hills are perfect for training for backpacking because they are so steep and rocky. I would ...

    12.7 miles 2542 ft gain

  • Walk the Freedom Trail

    Park along the trail and then hop on. The Freedom Trail allows you to not only see the most beautiful parts of Boston (which is an absolutely gorgeous city) but you can learn some history too! Head off the trail a bit to explore the Charles River,...

    2.9 miles 121 ft gain

  • Explore the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

    Located just north of Boston, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1941 to provide feeding, resting, and nesting habitat for migratory birds. The refuge lands are both scenic and diverse, with approximately 4700 acres of habita...

    6.5 miles

  • Hike the Great Blue Hill Trail

    This is family-friendly hike takes you to nice views of Boston, after a moderately challenging stretch of elevation gain. Follow the blue markers along Great Blue Hill Trail to reach the observation tower. This is also a great spot for bird watchi...

    2.3 miles 550 ft gain

  • Hike the Hellcat Dunes Trail

    Park in the parking area off of Refuge Rd. Take the Dunes Trail, a boardwalk path for the 0.7-mile loop. Enjoy the views from an observation deck on three-story-high dunes. This trail is accessible from April-October.

    0.7 miles 16 ft gain

  • Camp in Provincetown at Dunes' Edge Campground

    Cape Cod, Massachusetts is full of campgrounds and dunes to explore, but the best of the two are located at the very end of the cape, around the areas of Truro and Provincetown.Travel to the very beginning (or end, depending on how you look at it)...

  • Hike around Walden Pond

    Park in the lot ($8 for MA residents) by Walden Pond to access the trail, and head out either direction on the loop around the pond. Trail is accessible from April-October. 

    1.69 miles 45 ft gain

  • Hike the Wilson Mountain Reservation Trail

    This easy, well maintained trail has a little bit of everything you could need for a leisurely loop hike - bridges and streams, views of Boston, bird watching, and a dog-friendly policy (leash on).

    2 miles

  • Hike the Blackstone Gorge Trail

    Park at the lot at the corner of Staples Lane and County Street. From here you can access the Blackstone Gorge Trail. Dogs are allowed on leash, and you can enjoy various paths along the river or through the forest. At multiple points you can find...

    0.7 miles 72 ft gain

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    • Athol, Massachusetts

      Tully Lake Recreation Area (Ma)

      Overview The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites you to come relax at Tully Lake. There are a variety of outdoor recreation activities for you and you family. Although the dam was built primaril...

    • Blandford, Massachusetts

      Maple Corner Farm

      This private campsite is located near the Massachusetts and Connecticut border. The site offers plenty of privacy along with plenty of trails for you to explore. Our property also has several brook...

      From $120/night

    • Charlton, Massachusetts

      Buffumville Lake (Group Shelters)

      Overview In 1958 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built Buffumville Dam in Charlton, Massachusetts to provide flood risk management for downstream communities. Flood waters due to large amounts of ...

    • Chester, Massachusetts

      Glamping In Hephzibah

      Beautifully set up Glamping site with all the amenities of home but in the woods! Get back to nature without the hassle. Everything needed for a relaxing getaway is already here.... except you! If...

      From $110/night

    • Chesterfield, Massachusetts

      Indian Hollow

      Overview With abundant wildlife, lush scenery and waterfront views, Indian Hollow Group Campground, located at the Knightville Dam and Reservoir, offers groups and clubs a recreational oasis.Recrea...

    • Clarksburg, Massachusetts

      Hidden Hoosic Riverside Camp

      Upon arrival you will be greeted by picturesque Berkshire views. With Mount Greylock in the distance, you’ll walk through the open meadow, past a small pond, and into the forest. Just a five minute...

      From $100/night

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