Visit the beautiful Hamptons in New York's Long Island. Here, you'll see why the rich and famous have made this lovely retreat from the city their home and playground. Then, shop for famous brands at bargain prices at the Tanger Outlets!
Leave the hustle and bustle of the big city behind, and visit the Hamptons in New York's Long Island! This area is filled with resorts and summer homes for the rich and famous, and as you tour it, you'll see why they chose to make Long Island their own personal playground. From NYC, you'll go eastward, passing the borough of Queens. Then, as you approach the Hamptons, the scenery will transform from tall buildings to magnificent landscaping and gorgeous flowers (especially in spring). First, you'll enter the Hamptons via Sag Harbor, where you'll see the yachts and other toys of the rich. You'll then continue east, passing the Big Duck — a 20-foot-tall duck-shaped building also called the Long Island Duck— before reaching the famous town of Southampton, where celebrities such as Jerry Seinfeld, Paris Hilton, David Letterman, and Steven Spielberg have taken up residence. This is definitely the place to see and be seen. Next, you'll stroll through the picturesque main street, before heading down the historical area, the harbor, and Ocean Drive — passing some homes of the rich and famous along the way. Then, visit one of the oldest and best wineries in Southampton, where you'll enjoy a complimentary wine tasting (only for guests aged 21 or older). Then, tour Sag Harbor, a quaint, charming town that invites visitors to enjoy its unique atmosphere. Take the time to look around, and stop at antiques and vintage shops filled with old-world charm for some treasures. After lunch, you'll head west for the Tanger Outlets, where you can famous brand names at bargain prices. Explore this vast outlet shopping center, and shop 'til you drop! Finally, late in the afternoon, you'll head back to NYC, arriving in the evening.