Montauk Point Lighthouse, Montauk

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Visit Montauk Point Lighthouse to stroll the coastal landscape and take in the views. The first lighthouse built in New York, it's in the state park bearing the same name. Start at the Conway Visitor Center at the base of Turtle Hill, just below the lighthouse and keeper's quarters. Here you'll learn about the construction of the lighthouse and its role in maritime safety over the years. Your ticket allows you to climb the tower and tour the keeper's quarters. Discover how to plan a Montauk trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • I drove all the way out to the Hamptons on a visit to Smithtown and they really do turn back to the locals after the Summer. I ate lunch with people who were mostly in construction, farming and fishin...  more »
  • Cold rainy windy day on which we took a drive out to Montauk from Northport with our American relative acting as tour guide. Loved the lighthouse - had its Christmas lights on too! Saw seals in the se...  more »
  • Gorgeous setting and views. Interesting museum on site that gives history of the Montauk lighthouse and of Long Island. $11/person for admission.  more »
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  • Almost never experienced more quiet than out in Montauk. That includes the outlying community, as well. I stopped for a snack and a soft drink, and was fascinated by the "sound of nothing"! Views, of course were beautiful, too. The keepers of the lighthouse do not let you breach the top and look out of the glass top, though.
  • Wow! What a beautiful place! Definitely worth the drive to get here! We did not pay to go up to or into the lighthouse or museum but you can get close enough to get some great pics. You can also walk down to the beach and onto the rocks which is pretty easy for most. Love this place!
  • If you need release, it is a quiet and small place worth 2.5 hours driving from nyc. You can have a cup of coffee or your favoriate when you sitting on rocking chair and looking the endless sea. Just let you know before going there, it is colder than the city. If you want to visit the museum, it would cost some admission.
  • Really neat place with a ton of history. You can go to the top of the lighthouse and lookout on the entire area. Easy to get to and plenty of parking.
  • Beautiful natural place, it was -7c with winds, my hands without gloves early frozed. Light house was looking great Because of Season's lighting on the light house.

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