Each year is but a countdown to Memorial Day weekend. When real life begins, for just three brief months, until Labor Day comes and rips away those days spent lounging in the sun at Surf Lodge, plopping about on pool swans, cramming into your commune of a share-house, and partying it up at modern day Gatsby estates.

Click through for all the reasons to get excited for the good old days of bikini-wearing yore, and be sure to follow @gofghamptons for more summer inspiration!