Top things to do in Southampton

Museum in Southampton

Parrish Art Museum

In a sleek, long barn designed by Herzog & de Meuron, this institution spotlights local artists such as Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Chuck Close.
Church in Southampton

St Andrew's Dune Church

The triple spires of this 19th-century red wooden church glow beautifully in the afternoon light. You can come to Sunday service if so inclined, admiring the stained glass and quaint wooden pews, or simply enjoy a s…
Museum in Southampton

Southampton Historical Museum

Before the Hamptons was the Hamptons, there was this clutch of buildings, now nicely maintained and spread around Southampton. The main museum is Rogers Mansion, once owned by a whaling captain. You can also visit a…
Pub in Southampton

Southampton Publick House

Near the movie theater, the Publick House offers an energetic bar scene and scrumptious pub grub in an open-air atmosphere – great for people-watching inside or out. Snack on the usual fare (wings) or plump for sea-…
Italian in Southampton

La Parmigiana

A local, low-key hangout since 1974 – folks come and go with their take-out orders or sometimes linger at the bar. The bar menu is diverse, from meatballs to oysters, along with very affordable pies and $25 bottles …
Ice Cream in Southampton

Sip ’n Soda

Founded by the Parash family in 1958, Sip ’n Soda seemingly has the original paneled walls and pew-like booths, but more importantly, the lime rickey recipe remains intact. Your sweet tooth will thank you, and you c…
Arts Center in Southampton

Southampton Arts Center

A well-appointed space in a pretty brick building, the gallery features local artists, while the performance space has concerts, films and other events for adults and children.
Pub Food in Southampton


This favored sports bar, rich with historical photos and memorabilia, boasts a hearty menu featuring a bacon-cheeseburger named for baseball legend Babe Ruth and a Sharapova burger with – naturally – Russian dressin…