Lynn, MA

Lynn, now the largest city in Essex County, is an urban manufacturing and commercial center, densely populated and culturally diverse. Residents are proud of the city’s long history, which parallels the history of New England as a whole.

Lynn’s Central Exchange, a Massachusetts’ state-designated cultural district, is a thriving hub of exciting things to do. Galleries, colorful murals, and restaurants meld the city’s industrial heritage with the new exciting multicultural arts and entertainment scene. Lynn’s public parks and open spaces, include the oceanfront Lynn Shore Reservation; the 2,200-acre, Frederick Law Olmsted-designed Lynn Woods Reservation; and the High Rock Reservation and Park designed by Olmsted’s sons. Lynn is also home to Lynn Heritage State Park, the southernmost portion of the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway.