July 15, 2022

Day Trip to the Hamptons, New York summer 2022

By An Trieu

Why the Hamptons?

Summer is the official peak travel season in the Hamptons, from Southampton to Long Island's tip, Montauk, where New Yorkers flock to the east end to escape the city heat.

Wölffer Estate Vineyard


Known for elegant wine and delicious ciders, Wölffer Estate is a 55-acre must-visit vineyard located in Sagaponack, heart of the Hamptons, New York.

Tate's Bake Shop


Quaint cottage bakery known for chocolate chip cookies. Located in Southampton, so make it the first stop when arriving to the Hamptons if you travel by car from the city.

Popular Shopping Areas


Southampton Village or East Hampton Village, depending on your vibe, has many boutique shops as well as dining and entertainment.

Best Beaches


Mostly require permits: Cooper's Beach, Main Beach, Ponquogue Beach, Georgia Beach, Two Mile Hollow Beach, & Ditch Plains (mainly for surfers)

Main Beach, East Hampton

Main Beach, East Hampton

Where To Eat & Drink


The Crow's Nest, Sant Ambroeus, SALT, Clam Shack, Bostwick Chowder House, O by Kissaki, LT Burger, Round Swamp Farm, Citarella Gourmet Markets.

Other Things To Do


Visit The Pollock-Krasner House, Dan Flavin Art Institute, The Ranch, The Parrish Art Museum, Seawater Spa at the Gurney's, and explore Montauk.