7 Cool And Calming Hikes To Take In Massachusetts To Help You Reflect On The Year Ahead

Massachusetts really shines in warmer weather, but winter here has magic all its own. If you’re looking for a bit of solitude and a dose of clean, cool air, you should think about taking one of these calming winter hikes. They’re the perfect way to relax and reflect on the year ahead. Not to mention the wonderful bout of exercise you’ll get. Here are seven of the best winter hikes in Massachusetts you can take. Grab your winter travel essentials and hit the trails!

What do you think of these best winter hikes in Massachusetts? What’s your favorite winter hike in the state? Do you know of any spots that are particularly lovely in the snow? Share your experiences with us in the comments!

You may also want to check out these winter day trips in Massachusetts if you’re looking for some additional ideas.

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Best Winter Hikes In Massachusetts

December 28, 2021

What are some easy hikes in Massachusetts?

Sometimes we want to bring the kids along on a hike but most can’t hike trails that are too long or too difficult. Read 9 Totally Kid-Friendly Hikes In Massachusetts That Are 1 Mile And Under, and use it as a guide to help plan the family’s next hiking adventure. The 0.5-mile hike to Chapel Brook Falls in Ashfield is another enjoyable hike or take in the scenery at Fort Hill in Eastham. There are so many beautiful yet easy hikes around the Bay State.

What are some other things to do in winter in Massachusetts?

Head to Wachusett Mountain for some fresh air and an exhilarating time out on the slopes, go ice skating somewhere like Frog Pond in Boston, explore one of the many small towns around the state, and more. Find more ideas for the next winter adventure. 

Are there any cabins with a hot tub to stay in Massachusetts during the winter?

A cozy cabin is great to stay at during winter but a cozy hot tub with a hot tub is even better. Read about several cabins with hot tubs in Massachusetts.