Located near Lynn, Nahant is an ideal beach for swimming, and one of the most accessible beaches by T. Nahant is also a protected coastal reservation and on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more.
Only an hour away from campus by T, Lynn Beach is close to both Nahant and King's Beaches. Together, they cover over four miles of waterfront and provide a perfect place to escape the city heat. Read more.
While King's Beach's water quality and lack of a lifeguard make it less than ideal for swimming, it's a great place to relax in the sand and take in some remarkable views from the Lynn shore. Read more.
Established in 1896, Revere Beach is the oldest public beach in America. It's home to the famous Kelly's Roast Beef & the National Sand Sculpting Festival, scheduled this year for July 19 to 21. Read more.
While taking in the views of planes landing & departing at Logan Airport, take advantage of Constitution Beach's new bathhouse, playground, tennis and handball courts, picnic areas, & shade shelters. Read more.
This "island" has actually been connected to the mainland since the 1930s. The island hosts the oldest continuously fortified fort in British North America, Fort Independence plus a fishing pier. Read more.
Pleasure Bay is one of the city’s most popular swimming destinations. Nearby Castle Island has enough attractions to fill the day including the pentagon-shaped Fort Independence built in the mid 1800s Read more.
Together with M Street Beach, this is home to one of the longest stretches of uninterrupted beach in Boston and the L Street Brownies, a local group of swimmers that take to the ocean year-round. Read more.
Located side by side, L & M Street Beaches connect the beach at Pleasure Bay with Carson Beach. These beaches offer perfect spots to walk, jog, rollerblade, or bike along the HarborWalk. Read more.
With great views of Boston harbor, excellent swimming, chess tables, bocce courts and the delicious Seaside Café, Carson Beach is an idyllic place to spend a day without being far from campus. Read more.
Savin Hill Beach features protected swimming areas & baseball fields. Take in views of the world’s largest copyrighted artwork, the rainbow swash on a Keyspan gas tank, a well-known Boston landmark. Read more.
It may not be California, but Malibu Beach is a great place to sunbathe while taking in views of Boston harbor. Malibu Beach boasts a new bathhouse & is close to the amenities at Savin Hill Beach. Read more.
While we don't recommend swimming (the remains of a rumored Whitey Bulger victim were found here in 2000), this often sparsely populated beach is great for ocean breezes and views of downtown Boston. Read more.
Wollaston is home to a well known jogging/bicycling trail and a 1600s Native American campsite. It is neighbored by Caddy Park, a recreational area with a play area, lookout tower, & picnic tables. Read more.
This beach stretches across 1.5 miles of waterfront on the Hull peninsula. Check out the Paragon Carousel, one of the nation’s few remaining grand carousels, & look for concerts throughout the summer. Read more.
This picturesque, 4-mile beach sports white sand, tidal pools, sand bars plus over 5 miles of trails winding through coastal dunes. There is a $2 fee to use the beach. Read more.