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Things to do in Montauk

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Montauk. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Montauk 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 Montauk 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 Montauk.

  • Ditch Plains

    Don't miss Ditch Plains, with its legendary offshore breaks and wide beach bracketed by jagged cliffs. More
  • 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
  • Montauk Point State Park

    Hike along the cliff-top trails to the park's historic lighthouse and take in views of the Atlantic. More
  • Sailing Montauk's Catamaran Mon Tiki

    A sunset sail on a catamaran ends the day just right. More
  • Screaming Mimi's

    With stores already in Manhattan and Tokyo, this vintage boutique recently opened a Montauk outpost. More
  • Share with...Montauk

    Striped Breton sailor tops hang from driftwood displays at this fair-trade- and organic-focused shop. Its owner, Joelle Klein, used to be a designe... More
  • Sunset Surf Shack

    If you want to take surfing lessons, head to the Sunset Surf Shack and ask for owner Craig Lieder, a quintessential hang-ten dude. More
  • Tauk

    Former models Marylynn Piotrowski and Staci Dover are the tastemakers behind this source for bright espadrilles, sailcloth totes, and other beachy ... More

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