The Oldest Lighthouse In New York Is Worth A Weekend Getaway

When people think of New York, they usually think of the Big Apple before they envision the state’s scenic beaches. But head out to Montauk for a weekend, and you’ll see why it’s such a popular destination for people from all over the northeast. Go for the beautiful beaches, but stay to check out the Montauk Point Light, the oldest lighthouse in the state and a historic landmark.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

There’s no shortage of beaches and parks to explore in Montauk, and there’s no better perfect piece of history to bring you there than the oldest lighthouse in the state. Don’t forget to check out the Montauk Brewing Company before you leave town.

Address: 2000 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954, USA