- The list below includes 175 free or cheap things to do in or near Montauk, New York, including 88 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Fishing, Parks and Movie Theaters.
- From Montauk Point State Park to Hither Hills State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Montauk and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Groton, Bridgehampton, New London and Mystic.
Housed in a structure believed to be built in the 1720's by English settlers, the Home Sweet Home museum depicts life in the mid 18th century. The museum offers tours through the home, which includes period correct furnishings.
Surfing is one of the most popular activities at Main Beach, but visitors can also enjoy swimming, lounging, sand castles, and boogie boarding. There is even a free shuttle which takes people to the beach from the actual village of East Hampton.
With two lakes and bordered by water, Cedar Point County Park allows visitors to fish, swim and kayak with beach access. The park can be used for hiking, camping and volleyball and has a general store and a playground.
Open throughout the year, Havens Beach provides access to the eastern portion of Lake Ontario. Guests can enjoy sandy beaches, shoreline bluffs, adjoining woodlands, three separate campgrounds, and even winter activities.
Visitors to Sag Harbor looking to peruse the selection of local art and music can visit the Romany Kramoris Gallery. The gallery offers a gallery showcasing local artists, as well as a store with a wide selection of music CD's.
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For a maritime enthusiast, the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum is the place to visit. Featuring maritime artifacts dating back to the 1700's, the museum is housed in a building that has been declared a national treasure.