The Montauk Point Lighthouse was the first lighthouse in New York State. President George Washington commissioned the…More lighthouse in 1792 and construction was completed four years later. Whaling ships, steamers and submarines as well as fishing and sailing vessels have all passed the tower on Turtle Hill. The museum is located in the 1860 keeper's house and displays historical documents and photographs.
The Montauk Historical Society owns the Montauk Point Lighthouse, which is a national historic site, and continues to preserve it through contributions. The gift shop offers goods and keepsake items and also has items available for sale on their website. For more information and specific hours the lighthouse is open, visit them online.
The Point Bar and Grill is a sports bar and restaurant located in the village of Montauk. Founded in 2000 it has…More become a hot spot for sports fans who can catch all the Mets and Yankees games here as well as Sunday football and Monday night football.
The Point also offers the NFL Sunday ticket and has become Montauk's home for bachelorette parties. Its menu consists of mainly pub-style food like steaks, burgers or fish and chips, but it also offers a lot of Montauk's local cuisine like fish taco's, scallops, mussels and catch of the day.
Camp Hero State Park Montauk Point State Parkway, Montauk, NY11954 A former military base, Camp Hero is located along the beachfront and is a prime location for fishing, but the majority…More of it is actually woods surrounding a historic military installation. The east entrance is located just before the Montauk Point Lighthouse off of Montauk Point State Parkway. Aside from breathtaking ocean views and bluffs with a sharp drop-off, there is a trail system for horseback riding, hiking or bicycling. Fishermen with permits can surf cast at the park 24 hours a day. Dogs are allowed in the park as long as they are on a leash no more than six feet long.
Crow's Nest Restaurant & Inn Old West Lake Dr, Montauk, NY11954 Less than 5 miles from Montauk Point, Crow's Nest Restaurant & Inn, with its landmark ship in front, is located…More at the intersection of Montauk Highway and Old West Lake Drive. The restaurant features fresh local seafood, lobsters, steak, clam bakes and more. The seafood is fresh and varied, the service is wonderful, kids are welcome and the view is spectacular.