East Hampton, NY, Guide and Information
Day 1: Arrival and East Hampton Delights
Along the eastern tip of Long Island, the coastal towns of East Hampton and Montauk are not only known for their picturesque beaches and charming landscapes but also for the vibrant annual events that bring the communities alive. From cultural festivals to sporting competitions, these events offer visitors an opportunity to immerse themselves in the local spirit and create unforgettable memories.
Here are some of the exciting annual events that make East Hampton and Montauk destinations worth exploring:
Planning a perfect weekend escape? Look no further than the picturesque gems of East Hampton and Montauk in New York. From stunning beaches and vibrant arts scenes to delectable dining options, this 3-day itinerary promises an unforgettable experience.
Morning: Kickstart your adventure by arriving in East Hampton, a charming village known for its upscale ambiance. Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at The Golden Spoon Café, offering a variety of scrumptious options to energize you.
Any talk of the Hamptons conjures up images of the tony set sipping fancy cocktails at a private beach party. Well, there’s plenty of that going on in East Hampton, New York, and boy do these rich folks know how to PAH-TAY. But there’s so much more to this fantabulous destination than just being a play land for the ultra-rich.
First and foremost, you have the beaches. These magnificent sandy swathes furnish everyone no matter how rich, poor, young, old, queer, straight, white, black–or any other form of distinction–with the same exhilarating experience. The euphoria achieved from walking along some of the most glorious coastline in the world is priceless. Many of these beaches have, in fact, been ranked higher in raw beauty and cleanliness than those in California and Florida. No wonder so many people flock here year after year.
There’s something exciting about making it out to Montauk, the most eastern part of Long Island. It’s even more thrilling to make the Montauk Point Lighthouse your end goal. It’s the oldest lighthouse in New York and from here you can marvel at the 360-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean and Block Island. (To best capture them, you’ll have to climb the 137 steps to the top.) Contained within the Camp Hero State Park, the expansive beachfront here ranks high as well, partly for its distinction of having been featured in the Netflix Sci-Fi series “Stranger Things.” Yeah, go ahead and see if you can snag a closer look at those concrete bunkers. Nature lovers will enjoy walking through the wooded area of the park, too.