The Hamptons offer a respite from the hectic life of New York City. There are restaurants, bars and beaches that are sure to delight any visitors.
Main Beach in East Hampton features such amenities as lifeguards, a snack bar and restrooms. This beach is a popular spot for surfing and paddle board lessons.
Southampton is the location of many beaches such as Coopers Beach. Visitors to Coopers Beach have lifeguards, restrooms and showers for their use. There is also a restaurant on the beach that holds lobster bakes on Friday and Saturdays over the summer months.
Ponquogue Beach is also located in Southampton and draws tourists and local residents. The beach is family-friendly and has a number of amenities that include covered picnic tables, outdoor showers and restrooms. Hungry beach-goers can enjoy a snack from the concession stand and those seeking more activity can partake of the volleyball courts.
The Long Island Aquarium offers many displays featuring aquatic life from around the world and one of the largest living coral reef displays in the nation.
The Pollock-Krasner house was the home and studio of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner. The home was built and 1879 and visitors can enjoy an informational tour of the home and studio.
The Montauk Lighthouse is a national historic landmark. President George Washington authorized the building of the structure in 1792 and the lighthouse is still active today. The Montauk Lighthouse was the first lighthouse in New York state and it the fourth oldest, active lighthouse in the country.
The Sloppy Tuna is a beachfront bar in Montauk. They feature Ladies Night on Tuesday and Thursday with $4.00 drinks from 10:00 PM to 1:00 AM. You can order lobster sliders, Arugula salad or Baja fish tacos as you enjoy premium selections from the bar.
The Station Bar in Hampton Bays has been open since 2013. Their menu combines local produce and fresh seafood to create an outstanding menu. Patrons may enjoy little neck clams, bass bites or flounder sandwiches while enjoying the waterfront view. The Station Bar offers indoor and outdoor seating.
The Grey Lady features a seafood menu in causal dinning setting. Guests may enjoy seared local monkfish or flounder and crab roulades any day of the week as the restaurant is open 7 days a week from 5:00 PM to 4:00 AM. The Grey lady hosts happy hour for 5 to 7 PM from Sunday to Thursday with $1.00 oysters.
The Arbor is new to the Hamptons and offers a Mediterranean menu for brunch, lunch and dinner. They have installed high-tech wine dispensing machines and can host special events in their tasting room. The restaurant is closed Monday and Tuesday.
Arts and Culture
The Parrish Art Museum seeks to demonstrate the connection between the individual and artistic creations. They give tours and host classes and workshops. The museum is closed on Tuesdays.
Guild Hall combines theater and art to create an extensive, diverse calendar of events. They host events that include the arts, entertainment and education.