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The Hamptons are a famed summer destination, but the region is just as magical in the winter. Check out our 2 day guide to winter in the Hamptons for a cozy, holiday experience including art museums, spa rejuvenation, shopping and great eats.
Guild Hall, one of the first multidisciplinary centers in the country to combine a museum, theater, and education space under one roof, was established in 1931 as a gathering place for community. The Museum mounts eight to ten exhibitions, ranging from the historical to the contemporary, and focuses on artists who have an affiliation with the Hamptons. The Permanent Collection is made up of 2428 objects of 19th – 21st century art.
Take a picture at Hook Windmill located at 34 N Main Street. It was built in 1806 and remains an iconic location in the Hamptons.
Insider tip, make a reservation before visiting. The 1770 home, today a boutique hotel and restaurant, seamlessly integrates historic elegance with luxurious, modern amenities and first-class dining by Chef Michael Rozzi.
Head to Main Street in East Hampton for boutique shopping, holiday gifts and antique finds.
Relax, rejuvenate and revitalize at the Baker House Spa. Choose between an array of facials, hot stone, deep tissue and Swedish massages, reflexology and more. Get the relaxation you need this season.
New for this year, The Baker House introduces a cozy igloo winter dining experience. The igloo seats up to 6 guests and offers a special Igloo Bubbles & Bites menu featuring wine, champagne, cocktails, soft beverages and a crudités plate and a meat & cheese board.Add To Trip
Nestled in the beautiful, historic Village of East Hampton, The Baker House 1650 is a masterpiece of 17th Century Cotswold-inspired architecture. While possessing the homey, yet majestic aura of a superb English manor, The Baker House 1650 caters to its guests with the utmost in beautiful, modern accommodations, conveniences, and amenities.
Located in Southampton, the brunch menu offers up classics like challah french toast and belgium waffles and specialites including crab cake benedict, mezze rigatoni bolognese and black bean corn & quinoa burger.
Check out the limited time Carriage House Holiday Shop at the Southampton History Museum for items by local artisans.
The Southampton History Museum was organized in 1898. By 1960 the Rogers Mansion property had expanded to include 12 historic structures including an 1830 one-room schoolhouse, an 1825 barn and a 19th century paint store, among others. Today there are 4 separate properties with 14 historic buildings that contain changing exhibits on historic topics, a research center and educational programs for schoolchildren and adults.
With three locations in the Hamptons, Golden Pear is a local favorite serving up daily specials, soups, salads, paninis and more.
Stop at Tate’s Bake Shop for a sweet treat (where these delicious cookies originated!)
The Parrish Art Museum celebrates the artistic legacy of Long Island’s East End. Since the mid 1950s the Museum has grown from a small village art gallery into an important art museum with a collection of more than 2,600 works of art by contemporary painters and sculptors such as John Chamberlain, Chuck Close, Eric Fischl, April Gornik, Elizabeth Peyton, as well as such masters as Dan Flavin, Roy Lichtenstein, Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, and Willem de Kooning.
Weather permitting, head to LongHouse Reserve, sixteen acres of gardens are punctuated with over 70 pieces of contemporary sculpture.
Pair land and sea with a selection of meats, sushi and fish. This fine dining spot offers lively nightlife and outdoor open space.
The Southampton Inn’s 90 luxury rooms are set on 5 manicured acres in Southampton village, within walking distance to village restaurants, boutiques, museums, galleries and nightlife.