Crane's is a longer 30 min drive (Ipswich). Another Spectacular Beach (as long as the Greenheads are no longer in season ... Greenheads are nasty flies ... check the internet ... it's a couple weeks in July). Crane's has dunes. It's huge. And it's gorgeous.
Hands down the best beach in and around Boston. Miles of pristine sand are perfect for a morning or evening walk. Or if you plan to just enjoy the beach, plan an early arrival in order to avoid the crowds. Be prepared to pay a fee - yes credit cards are accepted. Plenty of showers, toilets, and even…