This is where memory-making family adventures go beyond the diamond and into the fields.
Whether you're catering to a young sports fan, or trying to wow a hard-core gamer with old-school tech, Cooperstown has just the thing for families. Sometimes the smallest people are the biggest fans, so The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum offers a variety of kid-friendly activities and exhibits, like the Sandlot Kids' Clubhouse. Visit the Cooperstown Bat Company to see how pro bats are made.
For a trip into the way back time machine, there's the Farmers' Museum, where digital natives can discover a world from before the telephone – butter churns and all. This living history village has a blacksmith shop, doctor's office and pharmacy, and a working farm from the mid-1800s. Explore the Country Fair and Empire State Carousel. Originally built in 1856, Fly Creek Cider Mill and Orchard is another activity rooted in history. The Mill still presses fresh apple cider the old-fashioned way, and the Marketplace offers samples of sweet and savory treats.
For some active family fun, there's Barnyard Swing Miniature Golf and Family Fun Center, where you can play 18 holes or a game of laser tag. Head to the Clark Sports Center for its bowling alley, swimming pools and climbing walls, as well as 17 acres of outdoor playfields.
In nearby Milford, climb aboard the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad for a ride through the countryside aboard a vintage 1869 train. In the summer, you can walk among butterflies the Joseph L. Popp Jr. Butterfly Conservatory in Oneonta, and see reptiles and birds year-round. With locations in Cooperstown and Portlandville, Canoe & Kayak Rental and Sales will outfit your clan for a day on the water.
Visitors have the opportunity to experience history while being surrounded by beautiful scenery. 1-Hour, Roundtrip train rides departing from the BLUE Trolley Lot.
Cooperstown Cruise Company offers visitors an exclusive and sophisticated sunset boating excursion on Otsego Lake while, enjoying a delicious, catered dinner cruise with a selection of fine wine and craft beer.
Located on Otsego Lake. Their guests can enjoy our small sandy swimming beach or explore the beautiful lake with our free Canoes and kayaks.
Cooperstown Stay will simplify your search for private homes, apartments, or lakefront cottages in the Cooperstown area.
A family motel with all individually decorated rooms that have cathedral ceilings and picture windows facing the lake. It is conveniently located near all major attractions.
A warm welcome awaits you at The Inn at Cooperstown! This award-winning historic hotel was built in 1874, fully restored in 1985, and is thoughtfully improved upon each year.
Built in 1890 and remodeled as a state of the art inn. The Railroad Inn seamlessly blends the integrity and character of a prestigious landmark with sophisticated design.
Newly renovated, with complimentary wifi and breakfast, less than 1 mile to Cooperstown Dreams Park.
Located at the Ballpark, this inn and conference center has 60 guest rooms.
Location: Cooperstown Milford
Huge selection of vacation lodging in private homes, waterfront properties, apartments, bed & breakfasts, and luxury inns.
Mountaintop B&B on 22 acres with panoramic views of Lake Otsego. Jacuzzis & fireplaces in most rooms.
Providing quality weekly housing since 1973. Come home to our city or waterfront locations, ranging from studios to houses.
Location: Oneonta / Cooperstown
Picturesque country views, elegance and sophistication are part of the package of Holiday Inn Express.
11 elegant rooms and suites and chef-prepared farm-to-table breakfasts served at private, reserved tables.
A Victorian B&B located on stately Pine Boulevard, and just a short stroll from Cooperstown's Main Street.
Family oriented 121 room property with restaurant and lounge, soccer field, basketball, volleyball, outdoor pool and jungle gym.
Old World charm and new world luxury in a cozy B&B with a wraparound porch near Main Street.