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.
5 islands to visit near LIFrom Meadow Island on the South Shore to Fishers Island at the eastern entrance of Long Island Sound, a treasure trove of smaller islands range in size from townships to islets with only enough acreage for a lighthouse. 9 unique LI hotels perfect for a staycation A rooftop saltwater pool, a bar stocked with locally made spirits, custom furniture from Bali -- every one of the following places has a few surprises to delight even the most jaded guests. Where to spot celebs in the HamptonsHere are East End hot spots that have attracted some of Hollywood's biggest stars.