More Cooperstown Attractions and Activities - From Baseball to BeerWhile no visit to Cooperstown is complete without a trip to The Baseball Hall of Fame and our other established museums, there's much more to do in town. If you're looking to get outdoors, look no further than Leatherstocking golf course or the area's many state parks, both of which provide stunning vistas of Otsego Lake. Foodies will love to visit the gourmet shops and restaurants in the village as well as take a tour of one of our local breweries or distilleries, including Ommegang Brewery-one of the nation's best. There are also some great places to see near Cooperstown that kids will love, too. Howe Caverns offers a spectacular chance to view natural rock formations formed over millennia, and nearby Clark Sports Center has a range of kid-friendly activities including a large rock climbing wall.
Leatherstocking Golf Course
Take in the breathtaking views of Cooperstown New York & Otsego Lake while playing at this challenging course. Leatherstocking Golf Course promises to be a golfing experience to remember and will have you returning to the fairways.
Clark Sports Center
The Clark Sports Center has a range of activities for every member of the family. Ranging from an outdoor ropes course, indoor rock wall to swimming, tennis and even bowling! Take a look at all of the exciting activities offered for every season.
Crafting award-winning Belgian-style microbrews, this beer maker offers in-depth brewery tours and tastings along with a café that's open for lunch. Their shop offers a wide range of their rarest brews for a tasty souvenir or gift.
Don't miss this internationally-acclaimed summer opera and musical theater festival with classic performances and modern renditions in the beautiful lakeside setting of the Glimmerglass' Alice Busch Theater.
Find your perfect outdoor adventure in Otsego County through this collaborative effort to provide residents and visitors with information on Otsego County's year-round opportunities to experience the outdoors and connect with nature.
Cooperstown Farmers' Market
Open every Saturday year-round, the market features up to 30 vendors from within a 50-mile radius giving shoppers access to a wide variety of locally grown food and artisan creations.
Cooperstown Art Association Galleries
Located in the beautiful Village Hall on Main Street, The Cooperstown Art Association Galleries host an ever-changing array of art exhibits in three sky-lit galleries. Looking for a creative outlet? Classes and creative workshops are also on offer and open to the public!
The Smithy Galleries & Clay Studio
Located in the oldest building in Cooperstown, The Smithy always has something new to experience. Whether you're strolling through three floors of history and art in their Seasonal Galleries, or taking a class at the year-round Clay Studio, your visit to the Smithy will be sure to delight and inspire.
Fly Creek Cider Mill
Witness cider-making at the historic Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard just minutes from Main Street Cooperstown. Savor the flavors of more than 40 specialty food, wine and hard cider tastings. Relax on the Millpond boardwalk with a lunch from the Snack Barn & Bakery or with wine and cheeses from the Mill Store. Exploring young children will enjoy discovering Tractorland and the friendly ducks and geese.
The first and only distillery in Otsego County, Cooperstown Distillery has quickly become known for their award-winning bourbon and whiskey. Take a Saturday afternoon tour of the distillery where you'll learn the history of spirit production and what makes Cooperstown's products so unique. You can also indulge in a barrel tasting to discover the fine flavor profiles of their spirits for yourself.
Red Shed Brewery - Cooperstown Tap Room
A craft farm brewery dedicated to making fresh, handcrafted beers using local NY hops and grains. Guests can enjoy their tap room and beer garden on Rt 33 featuring fresh craft beverages, a local menu, great views and lawn games in their outdoor beer garden (open in the summer months). Guests of all ages are welcome at the tap room and brewery, and they are dog friendly!
Rail Explorers Cooperstown
Rail Explorers Cooperstown features pedal-powered rail bike rides along 'The Milford Track', an unforgettable 12-mile journey on the historic Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad alongside the spectacular Susquehanna River. Suitable for all ages and abilities.