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The 12 Most Instagrammable Places in Montauk, NY

Whether you have an Instagram account or not – these are (in my opinion) the most photographic places around Montauk, NY. In the list of 12 most instagrammable places in Montauk I’ve included a mix of nature (like beaches!), historical landmarks as well as beautiful hotels.

Montauk, New York is such a beautiful place that the options and locations to take photos in Montauk are endless! Let me know in the comments if you have a place not listed that you love to take photos at!

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  • When to visit
  • How to get there
  • Best hotels for all budgets
  • Where to eat & best restaurants
  • Things to do: beaches, hikes, activities & more
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  • BONUS: Google Map with saved pins

12 Most Instagrammable Places in Montauk, NY

The Montauk Point Lighthouse

I come back to the Montauk Lighthouse time and time again. It’s also a favorite of mine to launch my drone from!

directions here

Montauk lighthouse on top of cliffs with two people standing below
montauk lighthouse on a beautiful spring day blue skies and blue ocean
Montauk Lighthouse with holiday lights and wreath

Navy Road Pier & Eddie Ecker County Park

The long fishing pier makes for a great photograph! There are also large bluffs and a large field that I have yet to photograph but it is on my list.

directions here

The Jetty at The Inlet

The jetty makes for a great photograph during sunset.

directions here OR here

sunset with jetty

Shadmoor State Park

Shadmoor is one of my favorite places to photograph – and one of the most istagrammable places in Montauk. Come early at sunrise before everyone else!

directions here | for more info about the best hikes & walks in Montauk click here!

woman looking out to the atlantic ocean on the cliffs of Shadmoor State Park in Montauk

Ditch Plains

Montauk’s most famous surfing beach, Ditch Plains is a beautiful cove with cliffs touring in the background and usually covered in a dreamy haze.

directions here | for more info about the best beaches in Montauk click here!

ditch plains beach in summer. ocean sand and dunes with beach goers on beach mid July Montauk NY

Navy Road

My favorite place to photograph the beautiful Montauk sunsets. I love launching my drone here too!

directions here | for more info about the best places to catch the sunset in Montauk click here!

Sunset over Fort Pond Bay Montauk NY

Any Beach really…

Click here to read about the best beaches in Montauk.

The Crows Nest and South Lake Beach

Another dreamy sunset spot that is Instagram worthy. Not only is the view instagrammable but so is the Crow’s Nest Restaurant.

directions here | @crowsnestmtk


This restaurant is located on a dock on Fort Pond Bay. The dock is a great photo spot but the restaurant is also very instagram worthy.

directions here | @duryeaslobsterdeck

Gurney’s Montauk Resort

This Montauk resort is gorgeous! Located on a pristine stretch of beach in Montauk not only is the surrounding area beautiful but so is the entire resort! I highly recommend staying here if your budget allows!

directions here | @gurneysresorts | to read my full review of Gurney’s Montauk Resort and Seawater Spa click here!

woman wearing black one piece swimsuit at Gurney's Resort cabanas on beach
couple kissing on balcony at gurneys montauk

The Montauk Beach House

A hotel in the center of town with a great pool area! A great spot to come enjoy the afternoon sun with cocktails and good music.

directions here | @thembh

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