Destination guide

The beachside setting of Montauk is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Montauk. Renowned for its boating, surfing and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Montauk

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Montauk for its boating and biking. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Montauk a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Montauk Racquet Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Walking Dunes Trailhead (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • LongHouse Reserve (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Sag Harbor State Golf Course (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Channing Daughters Winery (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Montauk

Travelers enjoy Montauk for its boating. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Montauk

Travelers love Montauk for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Montauk. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Edison Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Kirk Park Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Shadmoor State Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Fort Pond Bay Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Montauk Downs State Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Ditch Plains Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Montauk

The nearest airport is in Montauk, NY (MTP), located 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Montauk Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Montauk?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,218 house rentals around Montauk. From 1,067 Houses to 66 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Montauk is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Montauk?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Montauk. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Culloden Shores: 63 vacation rentals
  • Camp Hero State Park: 1,625 vacation rentals
  • Kirk Park Beach: 1,927 vacation rentals
  • Montauk Point: 788 vacation rentals
  • Fort Pond: 567 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Montauk! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Montauk?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Montauk:

  • Mystic: 493 rentals
  • East Hampton: 3,023 rentals
  • Sag Harbor: 2,891 rentals
  • Block Island: 78 rentals
  • New London: 715 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Montauk?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Montauk are:

  • Montauk Airport (MTP): 1,844 home rentals
  • Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field): 1,599 home rentals
  • Westerly State Airport (WST): 1,307 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Montauk?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Montauk. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Camp Hero State Park: 1,625 vacation homes
  • Kirk Park Beach: 1,927 vacation homes
  • Montauk Point: 788 vacation homes
  • Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course: 1,787 vacation homes
  • Navy Road Park: 2,146 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Montauk listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Montauk

Mystic
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Old Lyme
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New Shoreham
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Waterford
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Fishers Island
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