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Lynn is a city in Massachusetts north of Boston with a population of about 101,000 in 2020.

Get in[edit]

Given Lynn's proximity to Boston's Logan airport, please refer to the Get In and Get Around sections of that article for most of the details.

By train[edit]

Use the Newburyport/Rockport Line departing from North Station in Boston to arrive in Lynn. This stop is in the town center, and you'll find many shops and restaurants within walking distance.

  • 1 Lynn Station, 325 Broad St. Lynn Station has been closed and is being rebuilt. A temporary platform will be built at some point in 2023 to restore train service. Shuttle buses will be provided until that point. Parking lot demolished. Bike racks demolished. MBTA zone 2. $7 to Boston. Lynn station (Q6708893) on Wikidata Lynn station on Wikipedia

By bus[edit]

Various MBTA bus routes travel to and throughout Lynn.

From the south or east, you can use buses 441, 442, or 455 to get to Lynn from Wonderland station. From Saugus you can use buses 426 and 429 to get to Lynn. From Peabody, use buses 435 and 436. From Salem, bus 450 and 455 can get to Lynn.

By car[edit]

You will need to use Route 107 or Route 1A to get to Lynn. You can also use Route 129 from the northwest.

Get around[edit]

By car[edit]

Routes 1A, 129, 129A, and 107 go throughout Lynn

By bus[edit]

Buses 441 and 442 travel along Route 1A of Lynn. Buses 424, 450, and 455 travel along Route 107 of Lynn. Bus 426 travels along Route 129. Most bus routes go to the Lynn commuter rail station, including bus 455 and bus 429.


  • 1 Lynn Museum, 590 Washington St, +1 781-581-6200. Th F 10AM-4PM. Exhibits on shoe making. Nearby Waterfront Park has a boardwalk to stroll. $5. Lynn Heritage State Park (Q1148837) on Wikidata Lynn Heritage State Park on Wikipedia
  • 2 Lynn Shore Reservation (Lynn Beach, Red Rock Park), Lynn Shore Drive. Sunrise-sunset daily. Beautiful ocean views with kid-friendly waves and sand. Connects with Nahant beach. Free. Lynn Shore Reservation (Q1878889) on Wikidata Lynn Shore Reservation on Wikipedia


  • 1 Lynn Woods Reservation, Pennybrook Rd, +1 781-477-7123. Sunrise to sunset daily. The second largest municipal park in the U.S. Biking trails. Free. Lynn Woods Reservation (Q14715688) on Wikidata Lynn Woods Reservation on Wikipedia
  • 2 High Rock Tower Reservation, 30 Circuit Ave, . Sunrise-sunset daily. A small-ish city park with commanding views of the nearby Atlantic Ocean. The centerpiece of the park is the eponymous tower. It's a stone beauty that's been listed on the NHRHP since 1979. The observatory in the tower is occasionally open to the public for viewings. Free. High Rock Tower Reservation (Q16843173) on Wikidata High Rock Tower Reservation on Wikipedia




  • Sin City Superette, 71 Exchange St, +1 781-584-8691. W-Su 8AM-8PM. If the Noodle Bar next door feels a bit out of reach, stop in here for options you'll find more affordable and portable. It's also literally a convenience store if you need to stock up on chips, drinks, Advil, and the like. $10-20.
  • Monte's Restaurant, 141 Eastern Ave, +1 781-599-0478. Noon-9:30PM daily. Nestled under train tracks, this is your basic spot for sandwiches and salads, alongside pizza and pasta dinners. Offers a decent bar pizza if you're trying to get one north of Boston. $10-20.
  • Cafe Colombia, 34 Acorn St, +1 781-593-2444. 6AM-9PM daily. True neighborhood joint serving authentic Colombian food. This place is the real deal. Tiny parking lot behind the building. $10-20.



  • The Blue Ox, 191 Oxford St, +1 781-780-5722. 4-9PM daily. Upscale bistro-style dinner offerings. Extensive beer and wine list, and custom cocktails. Menu updated seasonally. A few cheaper selections on offer if you can make it here before 5PM. $30-60.
  • Nightshade Noodle Bar, 73 Exchange St, +1 781-780-9470. Th-Su 5-10PM. This restaurant takes cues from French & Vietnamese cuisines, preparing 7-14 course tasting menus. The exact selections served depend on the customer and the ingredients available that day. Anything you want to drink, they have it. $50-160.




Go next[edit]

Routes through Lynn
NewburyportSalem  N  S  RevereBoston
ReadingWakefield  W  E  MarbleheadEnds at
BostonChelsea  SW  NE  SalemBeverly

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