The Hamptons, Long Island, NY
Hampton House is located on the East End of Long Island, in the historic town of Southampton. Founded in 1640, Southampton is a popular resort area drawing thousands of visitors and seasonal residents each year. Situated between Mecox Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, the exquisite beaches are often in the top 5 of the United States and top 10 in the world. The mix of breath-taking rural landscapes combined with an abundance of activities in art, design, sporting, and other aspects of fine living, make this a destination not to be missed.
Annual Activities and Events
Southampton Antique Fair - 17 Meetinghouse Lane, Southampton
CURRENT EVENT CALENDAR
Southampton Farmers Market - Sundays at 9am
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton
Hank’s Farmstand - June-Sept Every day from 9:30am-6pm
324 County Rd 29, Southampton
513 Deerfield Rd, Water Mill, NY
The All Star
96 Main Street, Riverhead
Throughout the Hamptons
43 Hill Street, Southampton
Poxabogue Golf Course, 3556 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton
Sag Harbor Golf Course, Barcelona Point, Sag Harbor
668 County Rd 39, Southampton
KAYAKING AND CANOEING
Peconic Water Sports
32353 Noyac Rd (inside Mill Creek Marina), Sag Harbor
Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Boat Rentals, Tours, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Outdoor activities
Parrish Art Museum
279 Montauk Highway
The South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center
377 Sag Harbor Turnpike
This museum brings the natural beauty of the South Fork indoors. Grab a field journal at the front desk and take an interpretive hike that engages all of the senses. The exhibits are hands-on and exploratory. Enjoy world-class workshops every weekend with topics ranging from bird migration to the secret life of snails.
The Sag Harbor Whaling Museum
200 Main St., Sag Harbor
During the 19th century, Sag Harbor became a bustling port town, where local boys found work as whalers and earned money while traveling the world. These young men, along with international sailors, returned with stories about culture and customs from far away lands.
The Sag Harbor Whaling Museum celebrates this period of Long
Island history and tells the story of whaling adventures on the high seas. The museum is open daily.
Shinnecock Museum and Cultural Center
100 Montauk Hwy, Southampton
The Shinnecock tribal nation and their descendants inhabited Long Island for over 10,000 years. The museum and cultural center feature exhibit on hunting and fishing, and a permanent main exhibit entitled,
A Walk with the People.
Southampton Historical Museum
17 Meeting House Ln., Southampton
Comprised of three main museums: Rogers Mansion, The Thomas Halsey Homestead, and the Pelletrau Shop, this complex of restored historic landmarks is a wonderland of Colonial America. Buildings date back to the late 1600s and are restored to original condition, with period objects and documents. Visit the one-room schoolhouse, blacksmith's shop, the barn, or the cobbler's shop. The museum is open year-round with changing exhibits on historical topics like ghost hunting and Christmas in Southampton, and special events like the Annual Harvest Day Fair.
Miss Amelia's Cottage and Roy K. Lester Carriage Museum
Main St., Amagansett
For a taste of Colonial America, visit Miss Amelia's Cottage. Built in 1725, the cottage stands on the property owned by the founders of Amagansett, Abraham and Jacob Schellinger. The museum displays colonial furnishings and demonstrates how people lived in Amagansett from the earliest colonial days through the early 1900s. At the rear of the property sits the Roy K. Lester Carriage Museum, which focuses on buggies and carriages that were built locally. Open seasonally only.
Free Outdoor Concerts in Southampton Village
sponsored by Southampton Cultural Center
Live Music at Agawam Park or Cooper’s Beach. Bring a blanket and a picnic basket!
PARASAILING AND PARAGLIDING
59 Star Island Road, Montauk
Get ready for the ride of your life, and get a birds-eye view of The Montauk Lighthouse, Block Island, The North Fork, and Gardiner’s Bay. Pick up is straight from the dock of the beautiful Star Island Yacht Club & Marina, and for your convenience, the Star Island restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It’s safe, fun, and no experience necessary.
Flying Point Surf School
Flying Point Surf School offers surf camps, fish camps, and private lessons. The camp is five days a week and features classes on water safety, ocean swim and rescue, identifying unsafe water conditions, paddling techniques, swimming, and surf forecasting.
WATER SPORTS AND BOATING
Sag Harbor, Noyac, East Hampton
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
True East Charters
Boat Tours & Water Sports
fishing Charters & Tours
Offshore Surf & Sport
Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge
2595 Noyack Rd, Sag Harbor
Open ½ hour before sunrise until ½ hour after sunset.
There are a few vineyards on the South Fork, listed below, but the North Fork has many more. See this link for a guide to the North Fork: Long Island Wineries
231 Montauk Highway, Water Mill
139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack
Channing Daughters Winery
1927 Scuttlehole Road, Bridgehampton