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Nahant MA

Nahant, MassachusettsIncorporated as a town in 1853, Nahant is the smallest municipality by area in the Commonwealth. The town is about two miles long, “scarcely” more than a half mile wide and covers less than 600 acres. Nahant, however, has a rich and fascinating history that belies its diminutive size.

Then and now, visitors and residents can choose among several beaches like Upham's, Sanders' Ledge, The Forty Steps, and Lodge's Beach or watery attractions like Spouting Horn, where, when the sea is rough, water rushes in and, forced by the immensity and power behind, thunders high into the air creating an awe-inspiring spectacle.

Lobster is another Nahant attraction. Local lore has it that the best lobsters in the world are found in Massachusetts Bay and that their flavor is better than those from anywhere else in the world.

Things To Do in Nahant:


  • Little Nahant Playground
  • Lowlands Softball Field(s)
  • Lowlands Playground
  • Flash Road Ball Field(s)
  • Flash Road Playground
  • Pleasant Street Playground
  • Marjoram Hill Park
  • Henry Cabot Lodge Park


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Living in Nahant:

Nahant, Massachusetts, boasts a unique coastal charm that makes it an attractive destination for homebuyers seeking serene seaside living. With its picturesque landscapes and stunning ocean views, Nahant offers a tranquil escape from city life. The real estate market in Nahant features a mix of historic homes, charming cottages, and modern waterfront properties, catering to a diverse range of tastes and preferences. Residents here enjoy not only the beauty of Nahant's natural surroundings but also convenient access to nearby amenities, including recreational activities, dining options, and cultural attractions. Whether you're looking for a year-round residence or a seasonal getaway, Nahant offers a coveted lifestyle enriched by its coastal beauty and close-knit community.

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