Visit Lynn - Best of Lynn

(For other uses, see Lynn (disambiguation).) Lynn is the largest city in Essex County, Massachusetts. Situated on the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 10 miles (16 km) north of downtown Boston, Lynn is part of the Boston metropolitan area's urban inner core. A former industrial center, Lynn was long colloquially referred to as the "City of Sin," owing to its historic reputation for crime and vice. Today, however, the city is known for its large international population, historic architecture, downtown cultural district, loft-style apartments, and public parks and open spaces, which include the oceanfront Lynn Shore Reservation; the 2,200-acre, Frederick Law Olmsted-designed Lynn Woods Reservation; and the High Rock Tower Reservation. The city also is home to the southernmost portion of the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway, Lynn Heritage State Park, and the National Register-listed Diamond Historic District.


Lynn is the largest city in the Essex County of the state of Massachusetts in the United States and is situated along the coast of Atlantic Ocean. Places of interest in Lynn are: Lynn Shore Reservation, a protected coastal area that has various beach and recreational activities for visitors; Lynn Shore Reservation, the largest municipal park in New England which houses many historical sites like Stone Tower, Steel Tower, the Wolf Pits, and Dungeon Rock; Lynn Heritage State Park, a history themed state park; High Rock Tower, an observation tower that offers great views of Nahant, Boston, Downtown Lynn, Egg Rock, and the Atlantic Ocean; Fraser Field, a baseball stadium; Manning Field, a football field; Lynn Memorial Auditorium, Mary Baker Eddy House, and Lucian Newhall House.


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Facts and Stats for Lynn*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lynn

    Know the pollution level of Lynn before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.25 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 34.82 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.54 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27.19 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.79 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.32 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 9.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.18 (Low)
  • Lynn: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lynn for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lynn.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.46 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.02 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 22.77 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 28.28 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.13 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 59.9 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.8 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.1 (Moderate)
  • Living in Lynn - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Lynn is 178.42 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 66.39 (High)
    • Climate Index 71.73 (High)
    • Pollution Index 24.81 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45.03 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 83.79 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.3 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.81 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 117.58 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lynn

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lynn

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.3 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.36 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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