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Explore New York's most legendary summer retreat with Inspirato. White Fences Inn is a chic bed and breakfast located on the east end of the Hamptons, offering a beautiful, locally sourced breakfast prepared by chef and co-owner Liz Brodar. On the northern end of the Hamptons, Gurney's Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa lies on a 2,000-foot stretch of private beach, providing dramatic Atlantic Ocean views from every room.
Though just 90 minutes from New York City, the Hamptons feels like a world apart. A string of towns on Long Island, the Hamptons were formerly a group of farming villages that today offer an upscale escape for elite vacationers. World-class restaurants, elegant martini lounges, and a stretch of choice beaches attract discerning visitors from around the globe.
Southampton and East Hampton are made up of many hamlets and villages, including Sag Harbor, Water Mill, Montauk, and Bridgehampton. Southampton is both the oldest and the largest of the villages that make up the Hamptons, with many people calling the area home year-round. Now a sophisticated and coveted retreat, the village’s oceanfront roads lead to some of the best beaches on the east coast. Fill your days with trips to vineyards, visits to quiet beaches with calms waters, outings to exclusive gyms, and reservations for farm-to-table cuisine and hand-crafted cocktails.
Previously home to abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock, the Pollock-Krasner House now serves as a museum and study center for his respected works of art. You'll want to call in advance, as tours are limited.
Montauk Point Lighthouse, a National Historic Landmark, is New York's first lighthouse and the fourth oldest operating lighthouse in the United States. Climb to the top for impressive panoramic views of Block Island Sound.
Once a modest potato farm, Wölffer Estate Vineyard is now home to a 55-acre vineyard, boarding stables, paddocks, and a Grand Prix field. Weekly events include exclusive tastings paired with live music and dancing.
Situated in between the Atlantic Ocean and the Long Island Sound, the maritime climate of the Hamptons brings predictably warm summers and chilly winters, with showers throughout the year. Four distinct seasons determine the favored time to holiday. Memorial Day through Labor Day beckon the masses. If you're hoping to avoid the crowds there are plenty of year-round activities to enjoy and the weather can be rather agreeable September through May.
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