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  1. The Top 12 Swimming Holes in New England

    From waterfalls in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, to hidden holes in the forests of Maine, here's our guide to some of New England's best swimming holes.

  2. 8 Ways to Explore Boston's Harbor Islands

    Home to the oldest lighthouse in the US, Civil War-era forts, and eerie manmade ruins, Boston's Harbor Islands offer up some fascinating recreational opportunities.

  3. 6 Reasons Why Boston is an Awesome City for Outdoor Lovers

    It may not be located at the base of a major mountain range, but Boston is actually quite the adventure town. Here are a few reasons why.

  4. SUP Summer Escape Boston

    The best places to learn and enjoy SUP, or stand-up paddleboarding, in and around Boston, Massachusetts.

  5. 4 Best Trails near Boston for Maximizing the Fall

    We've curated the season's four best trails near Boston, from family friendly to challenging, all popping with vibrant fall colors.

  6. The Perfect Weekend Guide to Outdoor Adventure around Boston

    From exploring the extensive trails in the nearby Blue Hills, to paddling the Charles River, here's how Chaco spends a weekend in Boston.

  7. Why You Should Head to the Charles River This Summer

    An epicenter for outdoor fun in Boston, the Charles River is a can't-miss spot for running, biking, paddling, sailing, and more.

  8. 9 Boston Races to Look Forward to This Winter

    From 5Ks to ultras, here's your guide for the best Boston races to look forward to this winter.

  9. 5 Must-Do Fall Bike Rides in Boston

    Savor the season by taking a spin on one of these five wildly colorful (and wildly gorgeous) fall bike rides in Boston and beyond.

  10. Cycling and Seasonal Delights Along Massachusetts Route 117

    Home to rolling hills, scenic farmlands, and plenty of New England charm, Route 117 easily offers one of the most gorgeous bike rides in Massachusetts.

  11. Discovering the Hidden Beaches of Walden Pond

    Known for its associations with Thoreau's famous work, Walden Pond is a popular destination for New England adventurers. Here's where to find some solitude and avoid the crowds at this popular destination.

  12. An Abandoned Ski Hill Reborn as a Hiking Oasis: Prospect Hill Park

    Hit the dirt running, hiking, or mountain biking at Prospect Hill Park —a glorious green space within sight of downtown Boston.

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