If you are heading east this summer, Montauk is known as the most tranquil part of the Hamptons. It’s our go-to for City🏙️ Slickers who want a picturesque getaway⛱️. Montauk is a quaint little town on the eastern tip of Long Island, New York. There are about 4,000 year-round residents and about 30,000 visitors in the summer. Montauk’s beaches⛱️, national parks🌲, shops🛍️ and restaurants🍽️ make this special town a must see on our vacay list🗒️ this summer.
How to get to Montauk
Whether you are traveling🗺️ to Montauk on train🚝, plane🚁 or automobile🚗, Oliver Thomas Weekender Duffle👜 is the perfect road🚗 trip vacay duffle. This is the perfect machine washable lightweight☁️ travel partner with enough pockets and compartments to provide ultimate organization.
By car🚗, it’s a 2.5 to 3 hour drive from New York City.
By train🚝, it’s a 3 hour ride on the Long Island Rail Road.
By air🚁, its only 30 minutes from NYC into the East Hamptons airport for those who travel in style.
Where to Stay in Montauk
For Montauk’s full-service🛎️ resorts and beach⛱️ front views, Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Spa is a popular hotel🏨. For a more unique and luxurious experience, there are several stylish boutique hotels🏨 like Marram Montauk and Hero Beach Club perfect for a girls👯weekend.
Where to Dine🍽️ in Montauk
There are so many great places to eat🍽️ in Montauk, it was hard for us to make this a short list! Here are our top 3 picks, whether you plan to dress comfortably👖👟 with Oliver Thomas Not Yo Granny’s Fanny or dress up👗 for a night out with our Bestie Baguette, here are our must dine🍽️ places!
Duryeas- Great for Lunch🍝 as you dine by the water. Don’t forget to pair your dish🍽️ with their signature cocktails🍹!
Roberta’s- You need to have pizza and wine🍷 in Montauk, Roberta’s is our go - to!
The Crow’s Nest- trendy upscale restaurant🍽️ on Lake Montauk.
Must do activities in Montauk
Get some fresh air☀️☁️ and smell the roses🌹! Go for a walk or hike on Montauk’s many nature trails🚶🏞️. Top 3 choices
- Montauk State Park🏞️
- Shadmoor State Park🏞️
- Hither Hills State Park🏞️
Visit the Historic Montauk Point Lighthouse⚓. You can climb the lighthouse for a breathtaking view🌅 and learn about the history of the Montauk Lighthouse⚓.
About The Real Oliver Thomas:
Oliver “Ollie” Thomas is the Co-Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of the brand Oliver Thomas who makes the ultimate in lightweight, functional, washable and customizable bags, duffles, backpacks, totes and accessories.
He has appeared in Forbes and Time, Inc and major fashion publications. Ollie is a sucker for anyone with good treats, belly rubs given or long walks. When he is not being an Dogpreneur, Oliver enjoys bringing together his squirrel, feline & all furry friends in order to promote a more peaceful world.