Top things to do

Museum in East Hampton

East Hampton Town Marine Museum

One of your last outposts before you drive on to Montauk, this small museum dedicated to the fishing and whaling industries is as interesting as its counterpart in Sag Harbor, full of old harpoons, boats half the si…
Mediterranean in East Hampton

Nick & Toni’s

This Hamptons institution serves finely prepared Italian specialties using locally sourced ingredients; wood-fired pizzas are available on Monday, Thursday and Sunday. Despite attracting celebrity regulars, nonfamou…
Arts Center in East Hampton

Pollock-Krasner House

Tour the home of husband-and-wife art stars Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner – worth it just to see the paint-spattered floor of Pollock's studio. Reservations required for the guided tour at noon.
Diner in East Hampton

John Papas

As unpretentious as you can get in East Hampton – it's a diner, folks! Breakfast, including hearty omelettes, is served all day in the family-oriented dining room. A few of the owner's Greek specialties (moussaka, g…
American in East Hampton

Maidstone

This long-standing restaurant is housed in the pricey Maidstone Inn, and features cuisine from noted West Village chef David Standridge of Cafe Clover fame.
Concert Venue in East Hampton

Guild Hall

This free museum also hosts concerts, exhibitions and theater – often with big-name actors who spend time in the Hamptons.
Museum in East Hampton

Osborn-Jackson House

Check out East Hampton's colonial past with a visit to the Historical Society, including this historic home. The Society tends to five attractions around East Hampton, including several colonial farms, mansions and …
Bar in East Hampton

Blue Parrot

A low-key Tex-Mex hangout in East Hampton – who'd a thunk it? Margarita and sangria by the pitcher, and a happy hour to start your evening off just right, with specialty drinks ($14) served up in a mason jar.