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Explore The Historic Leatherstocking Region of New York State!

The Leatherstocking region of Upstate NY was named for the unique leather leggings worn by frontiersmen and made famous by the work of author James Fenimore Cooper.  Located just south of the Adirondacks in the central section of the state, the region is rich in history and tradition.

Museums, performing arts centers, reconstructed villages,  farmsteads, folk art treasures and geological wonders are just a few of the attractions that draw thousands of visitors each year.  Cooperstown, the "Village of Museums," is the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Fenimore House and The Farmers' Museum, as well as numerous specialty shops and charming restaurants.  There are many natural wonders here to explore: majestic caverns, scenic waterfalls, clear lakes and rolling hills. Quiet communities (Rome, Utica and  Binghamton) along country roads are havens for craft-lovers and antique-hunters from near and far.  Fertile soil produces And, the Central Leatherstocking region features New York State's only casino resort, Turning Stone. 

Featured Leatherstocking Attraction

Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Verona Call Now!
More Information 1-800-771-7711

Enjoy world-class gaming, excellent accommodations, golf, spa, entertainment, dining and more at Turning Stone Resort Casino. offering unlimited fun in Verona NY. VIP services, packages, groups and events are all available at Turning Stone. Whether you like to play casino games or just relax at the spa, there is something for everyone at Turning Stone Resort Casino.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, Cooperstown Call Now!
More Information 1-800-HALL-OF-FAME

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum collects, preserves and exhibits artifacts, photographs, literature and other memorabilia that focus on the game of Baseball through the years, it's history, it's players and of course, those elected to the Hall of Fame. Both fun and educational, this is a great attraction for Baseball lovers of any age!


Regional Cities

Howe's Cave

National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum

Howe Caverns
Howe's Cave

Adirondack Scenic Railroad

The Blue Mingo Grill

Zebb's Deluxe Grill & Bar

Howe Caverns Restaurant
Howe's Cave