Many of Long Island’s most interesting sights are located within easy driving distance of Southampton, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Agawam Park and the Noyac Golf Club are amongst the many popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Wolffer Estates Winery and the Old Whaler's Church.
Holiday makers in Southampton, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, will appreciate the cultural attractions nearby. Take a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the wonderful displays at Havens House in Shelter Island Heights and the Osborn - Jackson House Museum in East Hampton. Go and see a live show at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center.
Plan a trip to at least a few of the best family-friendly attractions in the area, for example the Splish Splash Water Park in Calverton. You will love the amazing animal encounters at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center in Riverhead.
Get your body moving out-of-doors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Enjoy some of the pleasant urban parks such as the Horton Point Park in Southold. Head out to Mashomack Preserve in Shelter Island, the Indian Island County Park in Riverhead and the Orient Beach State Park in Southold. Breathe in the fresh air, chat with the fishermen and enjoy some sunshine at nearby Indian Wells in Amagansett and Ashley Beach.
A great way to experience the countryside is to hit the fairways at the area’s popular golf courses like the Long Island National Golf Club in Riverhead.
If you like to grab a bargain, visit the Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead.
There are some fun options for those without children, for example Roanoke Vineyards in Calverton.
After a long day exploring the delights of Southampton, get a good nights sleep at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Take your pick from the Hyatt Place Long Island East End, Riverhead, the Atlantic, or the Hilton Garden Inn Riverhead.