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Things to do in Long Island + The Hamptons

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Long Island + The Hamptons. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Long Island + The Hamptons attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Long Island + The Hamptons to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Long Island + The Hamptons.

  • Bedell Cellars

  • Classic Africa

  • Croteaux Farm Vineyard

    Michael and Paula Croteaux run the only winery in the United States dedicated solely to rosé. More
  • Delicious

  • Ditch Plains

    Don't miss Ditch Plains, with its legendary offshore breaks and wide beach bracketed by jagged cliffs. More
  • Hampton Jitney

  • Haven, Montauk

    Surfer chicks - and their moms - love Haven for its flirty frocks, Brazilian jewelry, and vintage finds (a Pucci longboard, Midcentury Modern vases... More
  • Long Island Rail Road

  • LongHouse Reserve

    Stroll the sculpture gardens at the 16-acre arts space, ounded by textile designer and crafts expert Jack Lenor Larsen. Works by artists like Wille... More
  • LongIslandWineCountry.com

    Today’s experiential traveler wants to participate rather than merely observe. But while working a harvest usually means backbreaking, dawn-to-dusk... More
  • Macari Vineyards & Winery

  • Montauk Point State Park

    Hike along the cliff-top trails to the park's historic lighthouse and take in views of the Atlantic. More
  • Napeague State Park

    This virtually deserted beach is also ideal for private picnics and solo sunbathing. More
  • Peconic Bay Winery

  • Sailing Montauk's Catamaran Mon Tiki

    A sunset sail on a catamaran ends the day just right. More

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