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: Where to Stay
Photographer: Annie Schlechter

Where to Stay

The American Hotel
Built in 1846, it remains at the epicenter of Sag Harbor life. It has eight spacious rooms, a four-bedroom apartment, and a 75-foot Trumpy motor yacht. Its French-American restaurant and classic, dimly-lit bar offer a renowned wine list. Tea, drinks, and light fare are served in the front parlor and on the front porch. Call for seasonal rates; 631/725-3535 or theamericanhotel.com.

This site links travelers with inexpensive homestay opportunities and often has appealing Sag Harbor listings. airbnb.com.

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