Enjoy 6 km (4 mi) of sandy beach, with dunes, clear water, and a maritime pitch pine forest at Crane Beach. Play in the water, sunbathe, or walk the 9 km (5.5 mi) of trails and boardwalks through sand dunes, forest, and salt marsh. A bar, restrooms, showers, and changing facilities are open during peak seasons, and restrooms are available year-round. To visit Crane Beach on your trip to Ipswich, use our Ipswich online sightseeing planner.
Crane Beach reviews
Hidden paradise in Massachusetts. The beach is clean and just breathe taking. Worth the drive! Keep in mind there is a fee to enter. more »
Crane's Beach is one of the nicest beaches in Massachusetts, which can be accessed year-round. Great trails or explore in the dunes as well. An entrance fee is charged ($10 per car, $5 for Crane's... more »
Beautiful, underdeveloped beach in protected nature reserve. Worth the high admission fees in and out of season.
This is a nice rocky New England beach! Fun day outing for the kids when we visited family there.
Plan your trip to Ipswich
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Ipswich
Side trips from Ipswich
Hidden gems in Ipswich
Parks in Ipswich
Historic Sites in Ipswich
Nearby attractions in Ipswich
Trips to Crane Beach by other users
8 days in Manchester-by-the-Sea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Crane Wildlife Refuge on the Crane Estate Castle Hill on the Crane Estate Crane Beach 17 days in New York City, New England & Washington DC BY A USER FROM BRAZIL New York City Portsmouth Boston 37 days in Boston BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Charlestown Navy Yard USS Constitution Museum Freedom Trail 1 day in Manchester-by-the-Sea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Crane Beach Singing Beach Frayed Knot Sailing Charters 1 day in Manchester-by-the-Sea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Frayed Knot Sailing Charters Singing Beach Castle Hill on the Crane Estate 2 days in Manchester-by-the-Sea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Singing Beach Coolidge Reservation Boat Tours & Water Sports