We know what family vacation is like. Your car's packed—with kids, stuff, Grandma, the dog—and you're on the hunt for activities that appeal to everyone. Here's our list of trusted attractions that are sure to delight every member of your family.
All aboard! Experience Otsego county's stunning scenery and rich history by rail on the Cooperstown Charlotte Valley Railroad. Enjoy Wild West train robbery reenactments, blues concerts, and seasonally themed rides your whole family will love.
Family time means someone's always hungry, and there's nowhere better for snacks than the Fly Creek Cider Mill. Sample New York state products like extra sharp cheddar cheese, apple cider, and delectable mill-made fudge. Watch as the mill powers apple cider production the old-fashioned way. Parents, you can try a nip of hard cider or regionally produced wine!
Kids and grownups alike are sure to love the Farmer's Museum, where 19th century New York State history comes to life. Stop by Lippitt Farmstead to pet the animals and see how farming used to be. Visit the restored 19th century village, and catch a ride on the beautifully crafted Empire State Carousel.
Do you have burgeoning and veteran baseball fans in your family? Be sure to hit all of Cooperstown's essential baseball stops, including the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Doubleday Field, and the Cooperstown Bat Company, and catch an Oneonta Outlaws game.