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East Hampton

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East Hampton is a town on Long Island in New York. It is the eastern half of The Hamptons. It includes the hamlets of Montauk, Amagansett, Wainscott, Napeague Springs, and Sag Harbor.

Grey Gardens

Get in[edit]

Tomb of Lion Gardiner

By car[edit]

You can drive the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway from New York City to get to East Hampton.

By plane[edit]

MacArthur Airport (ISP IATA) is the only reasonably close airport nearby. It serves flights nationwide, and is about 70 minutes away.

By Boat[edit]

Ferries travel from Orient to New London. It takes about 75 minutes to cross the Long Island Sound.

By train[edit]

The Long Island Rail Road connects Manhattan with East Hampton. Tickets are from 18 to 25 dollars.

By bus[edit]

The Hampton Jitney is a bus line that travels from Manhattan to East Hampton and other destinations on the North Fork and South Fork. Tickets are $30 each way ($53 round trip); reservations are not required, but recommended.

Get around[edit]

Trains travel from village to village, along with Suffolk County Transit buses.



The Hamptons has some of the most naturally beautiful beaches. They have ocean beach and bay beaches which tend to be less crowded and calmer. Main Beach in East Hampton is the most popular, where you will find the rich and famous lounging. Many enjoy Georgica Beach as well which is equally beautiful but less crowded and is lined by mansions and estates.

Art Galleries: A very popular in the Hamptons especially during "the season" where there are usually art shows every night.

  • Ann Kolb Art Gallery- Located on Main Street in East Hampton, features American crafts and folk art. +1 631-324-3443
  • Wallace Art Gallery- Located on Main Street in East Hampton, features 19th and 20th century American art. +1 631-329-4516
  • Wally Findlay Gallery- Located on Main Street in East Hampton, features old masters, impressionists and contemporary artists.
  • 1 Napeague State Park. Napeague State Park (Q6964845) on Wikidata Napeague State Park on Wikipedia
  • 2 Cedar Point County Park. Cedar Point County Park (Q5056831) on Wikidata Cedar Point County Park on Wikipedia


East Hampton Main Street Shops:



  • Main Beach Surf and Sport- Main beaches’ resource for surfing, kayaking and stand up paddling equipment for purchase or rental. Open 7 days a week 10AM-6PM (Sunday to Friday), 9AM-6PM (Saturdays) located on Route 27 Wainscott, New York. +1 631-537-2716 [1]


  • The Dock at Montauk- A favorite local hangout with saloon-style drinking and deep-fried oysters and clams that keep the locals coming back for more. Use directions from website, it can be a little tricky to get to. +1 631-668-9778 [3]
  • Meeting House- Pub-like bar with a sophisticated environment located on the Amagansett strip. +1 631-267-2764 [4] {{dead link|August 2018|June 2020}}


  • Reform Club Inn- Has seven suites and three cottages decored in a low-key beachy style. Recent tenants suggest springing for one of the three private cottages. Located in Amagansett, New York. +1 631-267-8500 [5] {{dead link|June 2020}}
  • Hedges Inn- A beautifully renovated local icon and historic landmark located half a mile from Main Beach. Located in East Hampton, New York. +1 631-324-7101 [6]
  • The Baker House- Being the one of the most luxurious and expensive inn's in the Hamptons. The Baker House dates back to 1650 but has the accommodations of a 2011 luxury hotel with its many amenities. Located in East Hampton, New York. +1 631-324-4081 [7]
  • 1 The Mill House Inn, 31 North Main St, +1 631 324-9766, . Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. A gracious inn with beautiful rooms, spectacular child and dog friendly suites, and arguably the best breakfast in the Hamptons. $225 - $1695.


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Routes through East Hampton
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