Things to do in East Hampton | Baker House 1650
What to do during your first visit to the Hamptons
If you are one of the fortunate few who have found yourself heading to the Hamptons for the first time, we are here to help. At the Baker House Inn, we are proud to be part of the local landscape and share a deep-seated love for this veritable jewel of Long Island. Whether you want to kick back and relax or go on an adventure, we can help you find the perfect activity to suit your interests. Read on to find out more!
Parrish Art Museum in Southampton
Serving as a hub for cultural engagement and creative inspiration, the Parrish Art Museum is influenced by the natural beauty of the East End and focuses primarily on work by artists based on the South and North Shore of Long Island. With nearly 3,000 permanent art works on display from the nineteenth century to the present day, you are sure to see some important and memorable pieces when you visit.
Walking Dunes in Amagansett
With sand dunes reaching as high as 30 feet, this fascinating trail is not to be missed. Wear sneakers and pack a camera when you set out on this scenic walk, since you’ll want to capture the beautiful view to look back on for years to come. Both relaxing and invigorating, you will enjoy taking in the fresh air and exploring the sights and sounds of Amagansett.
Lighthouse in Montauk
Based in Montauk Point State Park, this lighthouse was the very first of its kind in the state of New York and is one of the nation’s oldest lighthouses still in use. With breathtaking views, this landmark is a staple for both visitors and residents. If you would like to learn more about the origins of this stunning lighthouse, you can visit the museum or sign up for a tour as well.
English Country Antiques in Bridgehampton
British-born owner Chris Mead opened this antique shop over two decades ago with the help of his brother, who would go around England seeking out exciting new accessories and antique items to add to the ever-growing collection at English Country Antiques. Ideal for both Anglophiles and collectors alike, this charming store offers a little something for everyone.
The Vered Gallery in East Hamptom
Celebrating 34 years of bringing beautiful art work to the East Hampton community, the Vered Gallery features fine art from the 19th, 20th, and 21st century, with a healthy mix of paintings, sculptures, and photographs by some of the biggest names in the industry, such as: Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, and so much more. Whether you love modern art, can’t get enough of contemporary pieces, or enjoy checking out a little bit of both, you can’t go wrong at the Vered Gallery.
If you or someone you know is planning a visit to the Hamptons, feel free to fill out the Baker House contact form to find out more about our special inn and all the fun activities you can do while you are here. We look forward to making your stay completely unforgettable!