Montauk in Winter

We’re a big fan of Montauk in any season, but the tip of Long Island can be a particularly relaxing, sedate getaway in the dead of winter.  (It’s cheaper to stay out there too.)  And did you know there’s ice-skating at the lighthouse?

We did a bit of research into Montauk in the cold months and found some helpful sites for you.

General Background:
Trip Advisor Forum: Montauk in Fall & Winter
Montauk Online Guide


On Montauk — search available properties.
Montauk Manor — Tudor-style resort with lots of character
Long Island Host Directory — Nice list of Montauk hotel options

Article on winter cod fishing excursions from Montauk

Must Visit:
The Montauket Restaurant and Bar  We flag this as a must visit for the great coast and sunset views and highly recommend visiting for at least a drink, if not dinner one night.  The decor is a bit divey, but the character and the views more than make up for this.

Here’s a some footage detailing one local’s love affair with Montauk in winter. [UPDATE: This video is no longer available.]

Need more suggestions?  We have a few:

More NYC area winter getaway tips here.

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