Best Beach, North in Boston

2004 Best Beach, North

Crane Beach

Ipswich

Seven miles of white sand edged with rolling dunes make this our favorite spot to plop down a beach chair, catch some rays, and read a trashy romance novel—all thanks…Read More

2003 Best Beach, North

Good Harbor

Gloucester

The only bad thing about Good Harbor is the small parking lot—which, if you’re lucky enough to snag a spot, isn’t such a bad thing. The lack of parking keeps…Read More

2002 Best Beach, North

Revere Beach Reservation

Revere

Born from the civic altruism that also created the Emerald Necklace, Revere Beach was the first public beach in America, and thanks to a centennial restoration that began in 1996,…Read More

2001 Best Beach, North

Crane Beach

Ipswich

Four miles of white sand, more than 200 species of birds, and awesome striper fishing in the flats. And, if you have a boat, you can get to the backside,…Read More

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