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Explore the Destination: Experiencing Cooperstown During Your Event

By: Otesaga Resort Hotel / 14 Jun 2024

Nestled in the heart of New York State, Cooperstown offers an idyllic backdrop for any event. Beyond the beautiful setting of The Otesaga, this charming village is brimming with unique experiences that will make your visit unforgettable. Whether you're here for a corporate retreat, meeting, or conference, take some time to explore all that Cooperstown has to offer. Read on for some ideas to add to your itinerary.

Sip & Savor

Cooperstown is a haven for craft beverage enthusiasts, offering a perfect offsite group outing for your attendees. In the late 19th century, Otsego County was the leading producer of hops, and today you can find award-winning breweries a short drive from The Otesaga. Begin your adventure at Brewery Ommegang, known for its Belgian-style ales and picturesque setting. A visit to Red Shed Brewery will treat you to a variety of handcrafted beers in a cozy taproom. For a different kind of sip, head to Cooperstown Distillery, within walking distance of The Otesaga. Here at Otsego County's only distillery, artisanal spirits are crafted with local ingredients, offering a true taste of the region.

Elevate Your Meeting Experience

When meetings are done for the day, take time to enjoy Cooperstown's culture with visits to its renowned museums. The Fenimore Art Museum showcases American folk art and Native American artifacts, set against the scenic backdrop of Otsego Lake. Just a stone's throw away, The Farmers' Museum brings history to life with its 19th-century village and working farm. Of course, no trip to Cooperstown is complete without stepping into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, where the legacy of America's pastime is preserved and celebrated.

Explore Cooperstown

For attendees who crave outdoor adventure after a day of indoor meetings, Cooperstown does not disappoint. Rail Explorers offers a unique way to experience the beauty of the region on pedal-powered rail bikes, perfect for soaking in the stunning landscape. At Glimmerglass State Park, you can hike, swim, and picnic while enjoying the breathtaking views of Otsego Lake. For a more leisurely activity, stroll down Cooperstown's Main Street where you'll be enchanted by its small-town charm.

Cooperstown is more than just a destination; it's an experience waiting to be discovered. As you plan your meeting at The Otesaga, make sure to build in time for your attendees to explore the attractions that make Cooperstown a true gem. From craft beverages and cultural treasures to outdoor adventures and charming Main Street strolls, Cooperstown offers a perfect blend of activities to enhance your stay.

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