Weekend Getaways

Dreaming of a quick getaway? Pack your bag for the weekend and check out our guide to the best coastal towns for eating well, having fun in the sun, or doing absolutely nothing at all.

Weekend In Sag Harbor

First, whalers loved it, then writers. Now this close-knit community—only two and a half hours from Manhattan—attracts anyone in search of the perfect small-town escape

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Sag Harbor: What to Do
Photographer: Annie Schlechter

What to Do

The calm waters surrounding Sag Harbor are ideal for crabbing, clamming, fishing, sailing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. Art and music festivals abound in season, and there’s an ambitious program of plays and musicals at Bay Street Theatre, a local institution.

Year-round, pick up The Sag Harbor Express for listings of live music, readings, and gallery openings. Anytime, take a self-guided walking tour of the historic district, with sites grand to charmingly funky. Pick up a brochure at the headquarters of the Sag Harbor Historical Society, sagharborhistoricalsociety.org.

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