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Cooperstown, New York Attractions

Things to Do and Attractions in Cooperstown

Situated on the shores of Lake Otsego, Cooperstown, New York is well known for its storied history and for its important place in the hearts of baseball fans around the country. Cooperstown is a family friendly destination filled with scenic landscapes, interesting history, museums, and exciting family attractions. From state parks and historic homes to baseball parks and the famous National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown offers visitors of every age and interest a vacation experience to remember.
Baseball Hall of Fame, family attractions, historic landmarks, and outdoor adventures - So many things to do in Cooperstown!
Cooperstown National Baseball Hall of Fame, New York

National Baseball Hall of Fame -

Opened in 1939, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum honors the players, the traditions and the history of the National Pastime through a comprehensive collection of almost 40,000 three-dimensional artifacts, 135,000 baseball cards, 500,000 photographs and more than three million Library documents.

Cooperstown Dreams Park -

Make your baseball dreams come true at this unique park in Hartwick Seminary. Visiting players, teams and coaches can play on professional level fields, see their names inducted in the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame and receive an exclusive AYB Hall of Fame ring.

Fenimore Art Museum -

Located on the shore of Otsego Lake, Fenimore Art Museum is nationally recognized for its distinctive exhibitions. The museum's permanent collections include one of the country's top folk art collections, photography, and American Indian Art. The Fenimore also features Otsego: A Meeting Place, a Native American Interpretive Area overlooking the lake.
Farmer's Museum Cooperstown, New York

Farmers' Museum -

The Farmers' Museum, located a mile from the center of Cooperstown on Lake Road, is one of the country's oldest rural history museums. "Step back in time" and experience an authentic view of mid-19th-century life in New York. Demonstrations and interpretive exhibits reveal the secrets of traditional crafts. Situated overlooking Otsego Lake, the museum contains a variety of experiences including The Empire State Carousel and the world famous Cardiff Giant. Enjoy themed events each weekend throughout the summer.

Glimmerglass State Park -

Situated on the shores of Otsego Lake, this popular park features walking trails, rolling terrain, forestland, a beaver pond, and abundant wildlife. Winter activities include snow play, cross-country skiing, ice skating, show shoeing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing.

Hyde Hall Mansion -

Built in 1917, this historic home features neoclassical architecture, original furnishings, antiques, artwork, and more. Docent-guided tours are offered on the hour daily from Mother's Day through October 31st.

Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard -

Tour this working 1857 cider mill, picnic on the scenic grounds and taste freshly milled cider, hard cider, apple wine, baked goods, cheeses and more at the charming mill store marketplace.

Glimmerglass Queen Boat Ride -

Tour scenic Otsego Lake on this singular boat tour that also hosts special events for up to 50 people. Tours offered daily, in season.
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