Directions to Nahant

Nahant is 15 miles (40 minutes) north of Boston along the coast.

There might be beach traffic so allow some extra travel time during peak beach-going hours.

The Formal Dinner is at the Nahant Country Club: 280 Nahant Road.
The Ball and Saturday afternoon workshops are at the Nahant Town Hall: 334 Nahant Road
The Friday Workshops and Saturday Morning class are at the Nahant Community Center: 41 Valley Road
Friday’s Soirée and Sunday’s events are at Egg Rock Estate: 374 Nahant Road

From I-93 North: Take the Ted Williams Tunnel (see below)

From the Mass Pike eastbound: Take the Turnpike to its end, (very end, after all the tollbooths) and continue through the Ted Williams Tunnel.

From the end of the Ted Williams Tunnel: At the end of the tunnel you will continue onto route 1A, you will pass by Logan Airport on the right, as well as the Suffolk Downs Racetrack and lots of oil tanks. About 3.4 miles from the tunnel the road will go up a ramp and reach a rotary. Take the first exit (a right) off this rotary, (staying on 1A North). (Follow directions from the end of Route 16 at this point).

From Route 16: 16 ends at the above rotary, becoming part of 1A. In 0.4 miles you will come to another rotary at Wonderland dog racing park, take the second exit staying on 1A. Drive 2.5 miles, and go over a bridge; you are now in Lynn. Route 1A continues straight for another 1.8 miles, where it takes a sharp left at a set of traffic lights; you should bear right on the Carroll Parkway, staying on the same road (following the signs to Nahant/Swampscott). There are two Dunkin Donuts shortly before this turn-off. In 0.5 miles you will come to another rotary; take the first exit onto the Nahant Road Causeway, at the Welcome to Nahant sign. There should now be water on both sides of you.

Once in Nahant:

To get to Thursday’s Formal Dinner at the Nahant Country Club, 280 Nahant Road.:
The Club is at the corner of Nahant Road and Ocean Street, with a large field and tennis courts along Nahant Road. From Nahant Road, after passing a church on the left take a left onto Ocean Street, and a right into the Country Club Grounds. There is ample parking in front along the field. If you miss Ocean Street take the next left onto Winter Street and turnn into the Club’s drive from Winter St.

To get to the Friday Evening Soirée and Sunday’s events at Egg Rock Estate, 374 Nahant Road.:
Continue 0.2 miles after the Town Hall. 374 Nahant Road will be on your left, through a white wooden fence and up a long drive. To park, drive up the long driveway, drop your passengers at the front door, then continue around the circle and park on the grass along the driveway.

To get to the Ball at the Nahant Town Hall, 334 Nahant Road.:
Continue 3.1 miles from the beginning of the Causeway, the Town Hall will be on the left, just after Richland Store (0.4 miles after passing a church). Parking is in the rear; use the entrance of the Town Hall at the rear on the side near Richland.

To get to the Workshops at the Nahant Community Center, 41 Valley Road.
From Nahant Road, after passing a church on the left, take the next right onto Ocean Street; The Community Center is the large brick building at the bottom of the hill There is parking around the building. There is no on-street parking allowed! If the lot is full, you will be instructed on where to park.

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