Cooperstown NY: The Village of Museums in the Central Region of Upstate NY!

Cooperstown is an ideal family vacation destination! Located in the heart of the Central Region of upstate NY, it is located on the shores of Lake Otsego. Cooperstown is known as "The Village of Museums" and has something of interest for anyone who stops here!

Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown NY
Photo by Dan Gaken, CC BY 2.0

The famous National Baseball Hall of Fame has been greeting visitors and inducting members since 1939. This is also home to the National Soccer Hall of Fame, the Northeast Classic Car museum, and the Fenimore Art Museum, one of the finest collections of American, folk, and Native American Art in the world. The Farmers' Museum is a working village that recreates life and business in the 19th century. Exhibits, demonstrations, and programs offer a realistic glimpse into another time; there is even a country fair with period games, activities and attractions.

Cooperstown has an extensive list of lodgings including hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, and campgrounds! There are great dining choices for every palate and pocketbook, from fine to family dining and everything in between.

Visitors to Cooperstown NY appreciate its rolling countryside and rural appeal that provide a beautiful backdrop for a host of activities. Take an Erie Canal cruise, tour a brewery, visit a diamond mine or take a ghost tour! No matter what your interest, there's something for everyone in the Central region!