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5 Reasons to Visit the Hamptons Year-Round

A local’s guide: Five great reasons to visit The Hamptons in the spring, summer and fall.


A Boat Ride from Sag Harbor to Ram’s Head Inn, Shelter Island

If you’re lucky enough to own a boat or, second best, have an obliging friend who owns a boat, taking a ride from Sag Harbor to the dock of the Ram’s Head Inn is a summer treat. Being out on the water is refreshing and exhilarating, even for this short ride.

5 Reasons to Visit the Hamptons Year-Round

There’s the different perspective afforded by looking back from the water towards the town. And there’s the feeling of being part of a summer fantasy of beautiful people doing glamorous things without the bother of wearing jewellery or high heels (although you can if you want to).

5 Reasons to Visit the Hamptons Year-Round

Ram’s Head Inn

Upon arrival at the dock, walk up the broad lawn towards the verandah of the hotel, and have lunch or dinner at the tables set with flowers and candles. The food is smashing, and the view from the verandah seems more Newport or Nantucket than the Hamptons. Sigh…

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Frederica Pellman was born and raised in London, and educated at a private convent in Notting Hill Gate. She moved to the West Village, NYC with one of her sisters - they had no jobs, no contacts, no place to stay and virtually no money! After a brief but memorable stay at a hotel, they found jobs, friends and an apartment, and eventually husbands. She now she lives in Southampton and spends her time writing, walking, and working as a life coach.

Reader Discussion: 123 Comments

  1. Jaime Mcgee

    Take a weekend getaway at Hamptons. If you’re a first-time vacationer looking for awesome things to do in the Hamptons, Urbanette’s got you.

  2. Shelley Gibbs

    The Hamptons is my dream summer getaway destination and I;m glad my parents finally allowed me to be with my friends,did a lot of research about the place and I just made a hotel reservation recently. Can’t wait!

  3. Anne Hogan

    Of all the New York beaches, the Hamptons and Montauk have a reputation as the land reserved for the rich and pretentous.

  4. Evelyn Higgins

    Over the years I’ve discovered a very different side to this coastal getaway. Low=key seafood shacks, antique shops, and beautiful beaches.

  5. Roxanne Andarson

    Finding a great place to stay for a short weekend in the Hamptons is very challenging because hotel options are limited.

  6. Anita Cortez

    There’s so much you can do in Hamptons. If you’ere a first-timer vacationer looking for aweseom things to do in the Hamptons, you’re in the write blog because Urbanette got you covered!

  7. Marian Cox

    At last! Ubanette featured Hamptons. Good article! Love this place.

  8. Clara Lopez

    Aww take me back. This where my husband proposed to me. Remembering Hamptons. Such a lovely place.

  9. Amy Bailey

    We are coming to see Hamptons one day! Hehe

  10. Eloise Hines

    I want to live here! So peaceful and I love the beaches! Hope to be there again someday soon. 🙂

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