1. \r\nA\r\ngood pair of shoes\r\n\r\nWe’ll start our list at the bottom…comfortable shoes. With\r\nall there is to see and do in Cooperstown you’ll be on the move, so good shoes\r\nare a must! Whether you’re checking out the shops on Main Street, sightseeing\r\nin Glimmerglass State Park, or exploring one of our many fascinating museums…keeping\r\nyour feet happy is essential!\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n2. \r\nAn\r\nAppetite\r\n\r\nWith all your explorations around town, you’re sure to build\r\nup an appetite for good food and drink! Luckily for you, Cooperstown offers many\r\nexcellent places to relax and refuel. Our best recommendations? Stop in at the\r\nHawkeye Grill for a meal, plus a view of beautiful Lake Otsego. To quench your\r\nthirst, get a taste of all of Cooperstown’s breweries and wineries with a trip\r\ndown the Beverage Trail. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n3. \r\nCamera\r\n\r\nWhether it’s capturing the natural beauty all around you, or\r\njust fun shots of your favorite stops, you’ll want to make sure you have your\r\ncamera ready! Luckily for most folks,\r\ncatching that special moment is as close as your cell phone. Or, bring your\r\ncamera from home; you’ll have plenty of opportunities to use it on your trip to\r\nCooperstown.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n4. \r\nBaseball\r\nmitt\r\n\r\nIn a town seen as practically the birth place of baseball,\r\nit would seem like a missed opportunity to not play a game of catch while you’re\r\nhere. So, after your tour of the Baseball Hall of Fame, take a minute to throw a\r\nfew fastballs in the park right next door. Want something a little more\r\ntraditional? Take a step back in time and check out Double Day Field; it’s like\r\nplaying catch in a different era. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n5. \r\nGolf\r\nclubs\r\n\r\nWhile you’re here, take advantage of the beautiful\r\nLeatherstocking Golf Course. Positioned right on Lake Otsego, Leatherstocking\r\nis one of the east coasts most\r\nscenic and challenging resort golf courses. Take some time to break out the\r\nclubs and play a round, there’s even an island hole!\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n6. \r\nA\r\nbathing suit and your favorite water activity\r\n\r\nIf you’re visiting in the spring or summer, there is a good\r\nchance the weather will be perfect for a lazy day on Lake Otsego. Depending on\r\nwhether you want to swim, sail, motor, or sightsee - bring your own boat or\r\nbicycle - or choose from the myriad rental options around Cooperstown. Want to\r\nexperience a beautiful view of the lake poolside? The Otesaga Resort Hotel offers\r\nall their guests that exact option!\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n7. \r\nThe\r\nwhole family\r\n\r\nWhile Cooperstown is famous for the Baseball Hall of Fame,\r\nthat doesn’t mean it’s a vacation destination only baseball fans will love.\r\nCooperstown has activities for every member of the family to enjoy. There’s the\r\nBeverage Trail, The Farmers’ Museum, the Fenimore Art Museum… or just gazing Lake\r\nOtsego, known as Glimmerglass in James Fenimore Cooper’s novels. There’s\r\nsomething for everyone in Cooperstown!