No other place says baseball as does Cooperstown, N.Y. And what is more American than baseball? Maybe making a pilgrimage to The National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum is part of your summer plans. Don’t miss some of Cooperstown’s other attractions such as The Fennimore Art Museum, the Farmer’s Museum, Lake Otsego and the Glimmerglass Opera just to name a few.
The Fennimore Art Museum – presents American art and its relation to our cultural history. Collections offer a reflective and insightful perspective on American fine art, folk art, photography and American Indian Art
The Farmer’s Museum – offers authentic view of life in mid-19th century New York. Demonstrations and interpretive exhibits reveal the secrets of traditional crafts, medicinal treatments and more.
Otsego Lake – Rich in natural beauty, dubbed the “Glimmerglass” by James Fenimore Cooper, Otsego Lake is a finger lake formed during the last glaciations, the source of the Susquehanna river that flows to the Chesapeake Bay.
The Glimmerglass Opera – Evening and matinee performances run from July through August. Picnicking prior to a performance is tradition; you can pre-order a gourmet picnic from the concession stand.
Visit the Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce's website for more useful vacation planning information.