Fan Favorites for Baseball: Things to Do
National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum
Anyone who makes the baseball pilgrimage to Cooperstown is coming here for one reason: the Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum. It’s a bucket list item on any true baseball fan’s list, and we take pride and honor in being the home of baseball’s greatest institution. The Hall of Fame has had the distinct privilege of welcoming over 16 million visitors since it was founded in 1936 – help the hall continue its longstanding legacy and don’t miss special events like the Hall of Fame Classic and Induction Weekend annually.
Cooperstown Bat Company
The ultimate bat company in Cooperstown specializes in a variety of bat offerings, including bats for play, custom personalized engravings and autographed bats. After visiting the Hall of Fame, swing by to peruse their offerings and pick up a one-of-a-kind autographed bat featuring the signature of your favorite Hall of Famer as the ultimate baseball souvenir from a trip to Cooperstown.
Heroes of Baseball Wax Museum
One of Cooperstown’s most zany and interesting baseball attractions, the Heroes of Baseball Wax Museum features over 30 wax figures, a virtual reality batting cage and a Baseball Bloopers Theatre. Just as Madame Tussauds is a must-visit tourist attraction in New York, so is the Heroes of Wax Baseball Museum to Cooperstown – make it a stop on your baseball-themed trip!
Fan Favorites for Baseball: Places to Stay
Holiday Inn Oneonta/Cooperstown
Located just a short drive from the best of Cooperstown’s baseball attractions, the Holiday Inn Oneonta lends way to exploring Otsego County’s other offerings in the charming town of Oneonta. Not only is Oneonta charming and filled with other unique opportunities for exploration, their love of baseball is on par with that of Cooperstown, as home to the Oneonta Outlaws, a summer baseball team for some of the nation’s top collegiate players.
Hampton Inn Oneonta
Located in nearby Oneonta, the Hampton Inn is a family-friendly property highly dedicated to a quality guest experience. Not only do they provide an excellent guest experience, the Hampton Inn also caters to baseball enthusiasts with their special baseball packages, like the Family Getaway Package which includes two tickets to the Hall of Fame and a $25 gift certificate to a Cooperstown restaurant of your choice.