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Cherry Valley, NY

During the late 1700s, the small village of Cherry Valley was the gateway to America's Western Frontier. Located along a well-traversed Indian path, the geography surrounding the village made it perfect for western migration on the Cherry Valley Turnpike – now known as Route 20, a NYS Scenic Byway. After the Erie Canal opened in 1825, the village was less-traveled; but the advent of post-WWII auto travel breathed new life to the tiny village.

"Tiny" in size only, Cherry Valley became an artist haven during the 1960s and 70s, a place where Allen Ginsberg and other beatnik-types called home.

The architecture is notable, with the oldest bank building west of Albany still in use. The Cherry Valley Museum documents the history of the area; the Plaid Palette offers some of the finest Irish merchandise in upstate New York; and visitors can experience fine dining, shopping treasure hunts, and superb lodging in Cherry Valley.

Cherry Valley Artworks continues the tradition of avant-garde arts-related activities, including renovating an old theater for upcoming performing arts, as well as a not-to-be-missed semi-annual Kite Festival.

Just down the road, visitors can discover the Old Middlefield Schoolhouse Museum and explore outdoor recreation at the Roseboom State Forest, or continue traveling on the Scenic Byway to see the signiture clock and venerable band stand of near by Richfield Springs.

Cherry Branch Gallery
Come to the Cherry Branch Gallery to enjoy the work of established and emerging artists, whose work is represented here for the benefit of art enthusiasts, serious collectors, and creative gift...
Cherry Valley Artworks
Cherry Valley Artworks presents a varied menu of art-related activities including The Cherry Valley Summer Sculpture Trail, August Concert Series featuring artists from the Glimmerglass Festival, and...
Cherry Valley Museum
Exhibits at the 1815 Federal House range from 1778 Cherry Valley massacre to the late 20th century. Collections include 1830s memorabilia, antique fire engines and a diorama of the infamous Cherry...
Cherry Valley State Forest
The 1,460-acre Cherry Valley State Forest features a forested ecosystem with natural and planted forest species covering the property. The area was purchased by the state in the 1930s with the goal...
We are located in the rolling hills of upstate New York, just off US Highway 20. (a designated New York Scenic Byway). Our village is minutes to Cooperstown, the Glimmerglass Opera, Otsego Lake...
Red Shed Brewery
Dedicated to handcrafted brew, made fresh... The history of American hops farming in Otsego County is legendary. Red Shed brewery is located in an old milk house in the hills around Cherry Valley...
Cantina deSalsa
Cantina deSalsa: Over 20 varieties of tequila, pulled pork enchiladas, fish tacos, duck fajitas, goat burritos, poblanos, rice, beans, and flan! Kitchen Open Everyday 11A - 10P Bar until midnight. By...
Coyote's Cafe
Family style dining with indoor and outdoor seating. Daily specials, homemade soups, and desserts. Relaxed and friendly dining in a local setting.
Rose & Kettle Restaurant
The Rose & Kettle is open for dinner seven nights a week, opening at 5:00 p.m., with live musical performances on Thursday evenings. The dinner menu is composed of many healthy (and some less...
The Triangle Tavern offers a full service bar (Mon-Sat), as well as dinner entrees served on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Right in the Village of Cherry Valley - come enjoy!
Tryon Inn
Located in Historic Cherry Valley, New York this iconic restaurant and bar has something for every guest. Weather looking for casual dining or a place of elegance for special occasions, the Tryon is...