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East Hampton[dead link] 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 $18-25.

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- on Main Street in East Hampton, features American crafts and folk art. +1 631-324-3443.
  • Wallace Art Gallery- on Main Street in East Hampton, features 19th- and 20th-century American art. +1 631-329-4516.
  • Wally Findlay Gallery- 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:

  • Saks Fifth Avenue, 50 Main Street East Hampton, +1 631-283-3500.
  • Edward Archer, 85 Main Street East Hampton, +1 631-283-2668. Clothing and furniture.
  • Coach Factory Stores, 60 Newtown Lane East Hampton, +1 631-329-1777.
  • Tory Burch, 47 Newton Lane East Hampton, +1 631-907-9150.



  • Main Beach Surf and Sport- Main beaches’ resource for surfing, kayaking and stand up paddling equipment for purchase or rental. Su-F 10AM-6PM, Sa 9AM-6PM (Saturdays) on Route 27 Wainscott. +1 631-537-2716 [1]



  • The Dock at Montauk[dead link]- 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.
  • Meeting House- Pub-like bar with a sophisticated environment on the Amagansett strip. +1 631-267-2764


  • Reform Club Inn- Has seven suites and three private cottages decorated in a low-key beachy style. Located in Amagansett. +1 631-267-8500.
  • Hedges Inn- A beautifully renovated local icon and historic landmark half a mile from Main Beach in East Hampton, New York. +1 631-324-7101.
  • The Baker House[dead link]- one of the most luxurious and expensive inns 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. +1 631-324-4081.
  • 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 an excellent breakfast. $225 - $1695.


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Routes through East Hampton
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BabylonSouthampton  W  E  MontaukEND

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