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Budget your time in a way that will allow for enough flexibility and spontaneity; the North and South forks have so much in terms of relaxation and new gastronomic, athletic, and outdoors adventures. Draw up a "must-see" or "must-do" wish list, and pack your bag. If you are planning on visiting the Hamptons during peak season, Memorial Day through Labor Day, be prepared for slow-moving traffic on Montauk Highway, the Hamptons' main throughway.