“Sleepy” Central New York? Hardly!
Cooperstown and its surrounding areas boast a plethora of attractions that cater to every interest and taste. One of the most prominent draws is the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, which showcases the history and legends of America’s favorite pastime. Art enthusiasts can immerse themselves in the Fenimore Art Museum, housing an extensive collection of American folk art and American Indian art. The Farmers’ Museum offers a glimpse into rural 19th-century life with its historic buildings, farm animals, and interactive exhibits. Nature lovers can explore the enchanting Glimmerglass State Park, where they can hike scenic trails, enjoy picnics, swim in the crystal-clear waters, or indulge in water sports on Otsego Lake. The Hyde Hall Historic Site, a neoclassical mansion overlooking the lake, offers guided tours that transport visitors back in time to experience the elegance of the early 19th century. Nearby, the Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard offers a delightful experience with its cider tastings, apple picking, and charming country store. Lastly, the Brewery Ommegang welcomes beer enthusiasts to savor handcrafted Belgian-style ales and enjoy live music events. With these captivating attractions and more, Cooperstown and its surroundings truly offer something for everyone, making it an ideal destination for a memorable getaway.
Every year, the nearby Cooperstown All Star Village provides dozens of youth teams with a world-class baseball tournament experience.
The Leatherstocking Golf Course provides challenging, beautiful lakeside fairways.
The Clark Sports Center features an indoor rock-climbing wall, outdoor rope course, tennis courts, and more.
Then there’s the world-famous Glimmerglass Festival of opera, theater, and music.
And more. So much more!