Day Trip: Cooperstown, NY

Cooperstown

We love scenic drives, how about you? 

In just a short drive from Schenectady County, you can find yourself in a charming little town, Cooperstown, NY! 

Cooperstown has something to intrigue visitors of varying interests like:

  • American art
  • craft beer
  • rural farming
  • baseball history
  • local cuisine
  • ... and more

We’ve rounded up a few must-visit places while you're there. 

The Farmers’ Museum

As one of the oldest rural life museums in the county, The Farmers’ Museum provides visitors with an opportunity to experience life in the 19th-century through multiple interactive educational programs.  

Farmer's Museum in upstate New York

Fenimore Art Museum

Located on the beautiful Otsego Lake, The Fenimore Art Museum is dedicated to educating each visitor of the rich history of American Art since 1899.

Edward Hooper

National Baseball Hall of Fame

Experience the memories of the game’s greatest players, manager and umpires who made the game a fan favorite. 

exhibit at Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown

Ommegang Brewery

Born with the philosophy that unique ales must be built from the ground up, The Ommegang Brewery has become the premier brewery in Cooperstown. This popular brewery features a café with a scenic patio, tasting room with 12 beers on tap, and a variety of cold beer available for purchase!

patrons at Ommegang Brewery in upstate NY

Dining at Otesaga Resort Hotel

With so much exploring, we’re sure you’ll be hungry! Check out the Otesaga Resort Hotel for a variety of dinner options before heading back to Schenectady County, whether you're in the mood for fine dining or a quick bite. 

various dinner options at Otesaga Resort Hotel
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