Top Picks for Kids in Cooperstown & Otsego County
Cooperstown & Otsego County is home to all things baseball—but it’s also a giant playground full of lakes and adventure-filled opportunities. So grab the whole gang, and come experience the fun. No matter your age, you’ll love feeling like a kid again!
Cooperstown Bat Company
A baseball bat created at the Cooperstown Bat Company is an extra-special souvenir for the baseball player(s) in your family. They create custom engravings for all occasions—including for players coming to the Cooperstown tournaments—and produce collectible autographed bats. See bats being turned at their factory location in nearby Hartwick!
Fly Creek Cider Mill
Take a self-guided tour through the mill, seeing displays illustrating the cider-making process that takes place during the fall. Kids and adults alike can savor more than 40 food samples as they work their way through the marketplace. Adults can sip wine and hard cider tastings while the kids explore Tractorland and visit the resident ducks and geese. Open all year!
Lake ‘N Pines Motel
Located just seven miles north of Cooperstown on beautiful Otsego Lake, this spot’s lakefront beach area is a surefire hit for children. You can explore the beautiful lake via paddleboats, free of charge. There’s also a game room with plenty of skill games and arcade classics for those rainy days.
Lake Lady Properties
Lake Lady Properties offers rental accommodations for all budgets—from simple lake cottages for family gatherings to high-end, home-away-from-homes for the whole team. Kids will love the various amenities, like private pools and lake access for swimming and boating.
Whether visiting for baseball, lake-fishing and swimming, or a relaxed country getaway—Cooperstown Accommodations offers a huge list of available rentals with kitchens, multiple bedrooms, swimming pools, and inviting outdoor spaces. Pet-friendly options means your whole family can stay!
Barnyard Swing Mini Golf & Family Fun Center
Housed in and around a historic mid-1800's barn, the Barnyard Swing 18-hole outdoor miniature golf course – along with the Family Fun Center – offers premiere old-fashion family (and group) fun for all ages.
The Farmers' Museum
This family-friendly museum—one of the oldest living history museums—features exhibits, craft demonstrations and hands-on activities that bring history to life.
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