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01
Jun

A Day on the Cooperstown Beverage Trail

Jun
01
 2018
About 3 week(s) ago by The Otesaga Resort Hotel No Comments
A trip to Cooperstown would not be complete without planning some time to explore the breweries, wineries, and distilleries in the region with a day on the Cooperstown Beverage Trail. The 37-mile Cooperstown Beverage Trail was established after a resurgence in specialty beverage production in and around Cooperstown. The participating establishments showcase the wide array of craft beers, wines, and spirits they make paired with tasting opportunities and facility tours. Here are a few of our favorite stops on the tour plus some tips to ensure a fun outing for everyone hitting the trail. We'll drink to that! Read More
16
May

5 Reasons Cooperstown Stands Out as a Great Destination Meeting Location

May
16
 2018
About 1 month(s) ago by The Otesaga Resort Hotel No Comments
There are many things to consider when planning corporate meetings, retreats or conferences. Between the budget, the food, room requirements and more, there is a lot to think about. However, there is a place that can make it all a one-stop shop in upstate New York - The Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown. Planning a destination meeting doesn't have to be scary and often, destination meetings are simpler as the meetings' facility can help with a lot of the ancillary planning that goes into making a meeting or event worthwhile, fun and memorable. There's no place like Cooperstown, and today, we'll share all some of the reasons why it makes sense to plan your next destination meeting right here. Read More
30
Apr

Reasons Why Travelers Love The Otesaga - Nostalgia

Apr
30
 2018
About 1 month(s) ago by The Otesaga Resort Hotel No Comments
The grandeur and charm of The Otesaga Resort Hotel are among the top reasons why travelers love to visit. Guests are immediately transported to a bygone era where elegance and a warm, gracious welcome was customary. The carefully curated decor and furnishings, as well as the hospitality of the staff, are reminiscent of the genteel ways prior to World War 1. We are always setting our sights on ways to make the experience of staying with us more hospitable, and here are just a few of the things that create lasting impressions with our guests. Read More
01
Apr

Breakfast at The Otesaga

Apr
01
 2018
About 2 month(s) ago by The Otesaga No Comments
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And, when you are on a getaway, why not indulge in breakfast, making sure you store enough calorie reserves for whatever the day may bring. At The Otesaga, guests love our breakfast, and not only because it is included with your stay. Our team of culinary experts serves up enticing, hot food each morning, with freshly baked pastries, seasonal fruit, and of course, bottomless coffee and tea. There's something for everyone, no matter what your favorite breakfast food is - even the kids. Read More
12
Mar

10 Things Not to Miss in Cooperstown in 2018

Mar
12
 2018
About 3 month(s) ago by The Otesaga No Comments
After twelve long weeks of winter, we'd bet that you're itching to start planning some fun-filled getaways to fill up the remainder of the year. To help you strategize the best time to plan a visit to Cooperstown, we've outlined the top 10 things not to miss in 2018. Whether you're a baseball fanatic, art lover, history buff, nature seeker, or connoisseur of fine dining and spirits, there is something for everyone to experience in America's Most Perfect Village. Read More
08
Jan

Taste of New York Series: Painted Farm Goat Cheese

Jan
08
 2018
About 5 month(s) ago by The Otesaga No Comments
For 2018 , we are resolute in telling you a bit more about the wonderful farm fresh ingredients used by the chefs at The Otesaga. This is the first post in a series that will showcase an individual ingredient (that is made locally in New York state) and highlight how we incorporate it on our menus at Glimmerglass, Hawkeye Bar and Grill and more. First up? Read More
20
Dec

Event Catering Ideas

Dec
20
 2017
About 6 month(s) ago by The Otesaga No Comments
You want your event to be spectacular, and food is naturally on your guests' minds. Read More
12
Dec

Winter Events in Cooperstown

Dec
12
 2017
About 6 month(s) ago by The Otesaga No Comments
What do you love about winter? We love waking up to a fresh blanket of snow (so pretty over Otsego Lake!) and the opportunity to bring friends and family together with fun, food-centered events for all ages. Around here, winters are for hunkering down with a good glass of wine and exploring new foods from near and afar. This year, our event list is packed - we hope you'll join us for something! Read More
16
Nov

Holiday Itinerary in Cooperstown

Nov
16
 2017
About 7 month(s) ago by The Otesaga Resort Hotel No Comments
The hustle and bustle of the holidays is here and Cooperstown is a great place for a little together time with family this season. Whether you love food, the theatre, sports or smiling kids - there are opportunities everywhere to spend time with those you love. Read More
14
Nov

How A Corporate Retreat Can Rejuvenate Your Employees

Nov
14
 2017
About 7 month(s) ago by The Otesaga No Comments
We live in a results-driven world. This can contribute to the kind of stress that is often a part of life at home or on the job. One of the best ways to support employees and give them an added boost is to plan an energizing corporate retreat. Read More
23
Oct

Hosting A Company Holiday Party Your Employees Won't Want To Miss!

Oct
23
 2017
About 8 month(s) ago by The Otesaga No Comments
Everybody loves a party, right? While this may be generally the case, it may not always hold true for company parties. A recent study showed that over half of employees did not look forward to their company holiday party. Yet, the opportunity to unwind and relax with co-workers is a great way to boost morale and encourage employee engagement. Read More
03
Oct

Leaf Peeping in Cooperstown

Oct
03
 2017
About 8 month(s) ago by The Otesaga No Comments
Fall leaves in upstate New York
It's no secret that upstate New York is prime territory for fall foliage, or as the locals calls it - leaf peeping. We've got some advice for how to best navigate the leaf peeping scene in Cooperstown. Read More
06
Sep

A Day in the Life of a Foodie in Cooperstown

Sep
06
 2017
About 9 month(s) ago by The Otesaga No Comments
Burger at the Otesaga
For some, sports are the thing that inspires. For others, it's culture, history and art, or for some the way the heart is through the stomach! Or, maybe for you, it is all of the above. Cooperstown has plenty to offer everyone on the spectrum, and continuing our A Day in the Life of series, today we'll focus on how foodies can make the best of a trip to Cooperstown. There's so much to taste, it is hard to choose just a few, but here we go. Read More
11
Aug

Spotlight on Glimmerglass: Special Occasions in Cooperstown

Aug
11
 2017
About 10 month(s) ago by The Otesaga Hotel No Comments
There's nothing quite like a meal at Glimmerglass. The ambiance, attention to detail, and quality of the dishes is unmatched in the local area. Glimmerglass has been a longstanding special occasion destination and we recently had the chance to sit down with Gordon Clarkson, Director of Food & Beverage and Event Management, to talk about why. Here's his thoughts on how Glimmerglass has become such an iconic restaurant for couples and families. Read More
10
Jul

A Day in the Life of a Museum Maven

Jul
10
 2017
About 11 month(s) ago by The Otesaga Hotel No Comments
Maybe sports is secondary on your list. That's okay. Even though Cooperstown is most famous for the Baseball Hall of Fame - there are plenty of alternative activities that have everything to do with culture. Get your walking shoes ready - here's how to cram as much museum-going, culture-rich fun into one day as possible. Ready, set, go! Read More
03
Jul

A Day in the Life of a Sports Fanatic!

Jul
03
 2017
About 11 month(s) ago by The Otesaga No Comments
Visitors love that sports are center stage in Cooperstown. Home to the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, sports fans flock to catch a glimpse of baseball legends and relax in the pristine surroundings of Lake Otsego. If that describes you or your traveling partner, here's how to pack as many sports-centered activities into one day as you can. Read More
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