During the past 20 years, Montauk has developed multiple personalities. Originally a fishing village at the farthest eastern reach of Long Island, it has come to take on aspects of a family-friendly beach destination, a hippie surfer haven and the Brooklyn of the East End. With the renovation of Gurney’s Inn, there is lately a hint of South Beach in the air. Explore each layer to make the most of a vacation here.
How to make the most of summer on Fire IslandHere is a guide to vacationing in 7 of the island's most popular communities. East End hotels, inns for summer getaways From the North Fork to the South Fork to Shelter Island, consider these rooms, suites and cottages at hotels and inns on the East End. Things to do on the North Fork Here are some suggestions for staying, eating, drinking and exploring this quintessential Long Island destination.