Where the City Meets the Sea!
Lynn, Massachusetts sits just 10 miles north of Boston along the Atlantic coast.
Lynn is steeped in American history as the original “Shoe Capital of the World” and enjoyed wealth and prominence throughout the industrial revolution and well into the 20th Century, which attracted immigrants from around the world to call Lynn home. Two miles of beach and a magnificent oceanfront promenade attracted the area and vacationing elite in the 19th and early 20th Centuries.
Today Lynn, MA offers tourists an affordable, family-friendly and eclectic mix of outdoor recreational activity, art galleries, cultural entertainment and sporting events. Hike, bike or bird watch in Lynn Woods 2,200 acre Reservation, the 2nd largest municipal park in the country next to NY Central Park. Take a sunset or fishing cruise from Lynn Marina, explore the Lynn’s rich history at the Lynn Museum and Historical Society, check out LynnArts exhibits, enjoy nightlife with a concert or play at the historic Lynn Memorial Auditorium, golf at gorgeous Gannon Municipal Golf Course, shop Zimman’s the country’s leading fine fabric, furniture, lighting and decorative accessories destination, dine on traditional New England fare at one of our family-friendly restaurants; walk or relax on over 2 miles of beachfront coastline from Swampscott and Lynn through natural dunes and beach roses of the Nahant Beach Reservation.
Lynn is easily accessible by the MBTA commuter rail or bus and routes 128, 129, 107 and 1A. For more information go to www.ci.lynn.ma.us.