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Here's the Gear You Need to Brave the Outdoors This Summer

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Summer in our neck of the woods is the best, especially when it comes to day trip and weekend-long adventures in the great outdoors. Maine earns its titled "Vacationland," while Massachusetts boasts pristine coastline beaches and the rest of New England is home to rolling hills ready to be hiked. But to stay motivated on the trail, it's crucial to travel prepared.

Here we've collected an odor-resistant waterproof lightweight sneaker from New Balance, a hockey puck sized beach towel, the ultimate polarized aviators from Randolph Engineering, a bird-adorned cosmetic bag for sunscreen and lip balm, and a bug repellant that also soothes bites—plus, a pink hydration backpack because, well, it's pink. Enjoy Mother Nature!
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City Sports

55 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 (617) 566-0220 Visit Website

Patch NYC

46 Waltham Street, Boston, MA (617) 426-0592 Visit Website

New Balance Boston Experience Store

583 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 (617) 266-1583 Visit Website