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Constitution Beach

Official Website:Constitution Beach
Location:Orient Heights, East Boston, MA
Phone:617-727-5114
In/Outdoor:Outdoor
Cost:Free
Category:Beaches
Other Ideas: Wingaersheek Beach; Castle Island & Carson Beach at Fort Independence; Stage Fort Park Beaches; Crane Beach; Good Harbor Beach


Constitution BeachConstitution Beach in Orient Heights, East Boston is open daily, dawn to dusk and is free.

The beach has swimming areas with lifeguards, a bathhouse with concessions, a relatively new, large playground, and tennis courts.

Views of Boston Harbor and Logan Airport can be enjoyed while sitting under the sheltered benches. Visitors can also enjoy the nearby playground, baseball field and tennis, basketball and handball courts. The large open field (frisbee!) features lots of trees and shrubs providing shady spots for picnics.

You can get here by taking the blue line to the Orient Heights stop or take the MBTA bus, which stops at the Bennington Street entrance of Constitution Beach.

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Orient Heights, East Boston, MA map

ubway: Take the MBTA Blue Line to the Orient Heights Station. Exit on Bennington Street, turn left, travel a short distance to the park entrance sign. Enter the park using the handicapped accessible pedestrian overpass (Anthony and Dee Dee Marmo pedestrian overpass)

Bus: Route 120 Orient Heights-Maverick Station via Bennington St., Jeffries Pt., & Waldemar Loop. Exit the bus at the Intersection of Bennington and Trident Streets, East Boston. Enter the park using the handicapped accessible pedestrian overpass (Anthony and Dee Dee Marmo pedestrian overpass)

By Car: Zero Barnes Avenue, East Boston, MA.

(We do not recommend using mapping programs to obtain directions to this park, as they contain local errors)

From downtown Boston: Follow signs to Airport which will lead into the Callahan Tunnel. At end of tunnel, the road becomes Route 1A North. Follow two miles until first set of lights. Take a right onto 145 Orient Heights, Winthrop. At the blinking stop light proceed straight through the Orient Heights traffic circle. At the lights proceed straight across Bennington Street onto Saratoga Street. Then take the first right onto Bayswater Street, then the next right onto Barnes Avenue.

From points west: Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East, through the Ted Williams Tunnel. Follow to Route 1A North. Proceed until first set of lights. Take a right onto 145 Orient Heights, Winthrop. At the blinking stop light proceed straight through the Orient Heights traffic circle. At the lights proceed straight across Bennington Street onto Saratoga Street. Then take the first right onto Bayswater Street, then the next right onto Barnes Avenue.

From points south: I-93 North to I-90 East, through the Ted Williams Tunnel. Follow to Route 1A North. Proceed until first set of lights. Take a right onto 145 Orient Heights, Winthrop. At the blinking stop light proceed straight through the Orient Heights traffic circle. At the lights proceed straight across Bennington Street onto Saratoga Street. Then take the first right onto Bayswater Street, then the next right onto Barnes Avenue.

From points north: I-93 south. Take a right onto exit 24B (1A North, Airport). Follow route 1A North for two miles until the very first set of lights. Take a right onto 145 Orient Heights, Winthrop. At the blinking stop light proceed straight through the Orient Heights traffic circle. At the lights proceed straight across Bennington Street onto Saratoga Street. Then take the first right onto Bayswater Street, then the next right onto Barnes Avenue.

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