Shadmoor State Park is named for the abundant shadbush that grows there, though it is probably best known for the two…More concrete bunkers that remain there from World War II, when they were built to hold artillery guns and protect the East Coast.</p>
<p>With more than 2,400 feet of ocean beach, visitors can access Shadmoor State Park by two stairways or lookout over the bluffs. On the hiking trails, you'll also see black cherry trees and clusters of the federally endangered sand plain gerardia plant. The elevated platforms are great for birdwatching; there is a fresh water lake; and salt water fishing is allowed. Dogs are allowed, as long as they are on a leash no more than 6 feet long.</p>
East Hampton Town Marine Museum 301 Bluff Rd, Amagansett, NY11930 Through photographs, artifacts and models, the East Hampton Town Marine Museum documents the area's rich fishing and…More whaling history. Sitting on a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the museum's three floors take visitors through the history of East Hampton's maritime history and the industry's historical impact on the town residents. Children can explore a hands-on Discovery Room, and Shipwreck Hall displays artifacts from the Culloden Wreck of 1781. The Fulweiler Garden and outdoor exhibit features a jungle gym trawler for kids, a wooden boat collection, an Indian Field Gunning Shanty and the Gilm Smith Catboat.