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Taste of New York: Apples
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Taste of New York: Apples
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort Hotel
Earlier this year we introduced you to our new Taste of New York series. This feature is dedicated to highlighting some of the wonderful ingredients we source from local growers and producers from around the region to use in our dishes here at The Otesaga. For this installment, we've selected delectable New York State-grown apples, the main ingredient in our Otesaga Apple Cake. While it's just one of a few apple-inspired dishes created by our chef, we can't think of a better autumn treat to celebrate apple season....
5 Things We Love About The Farmers Museum
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5 Things We Love About The Farmers' Museum
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort Hotel
The endless attractions that can be found in Cooperstown make it the perfect family-friendly destination. Historians, baseball fans, art lovers, outdoor adventure seekers, foodies, and water sports enthusiasts will find that America's Most Perfect Village truly offers something for everyone!
The Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown is just one of many outstanding attractions that make the trek to America's Most Perfect Village worth the trip. The museum is one of the oldest rural life museums in the country and offers a unique look at the heritage of the region. Interactive exhibits, demonstrations, and collections allow visitors an experience like no other....
Why Destination Meetings are More Effective
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Why Destination Meetings are More Effective
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort Hotel
A productive workplace meeting should provide a platform to communicate what's happening within the business and industry to the members of the team, brainstorm ideas and formulate new concepts, make decisions about projects and tasks, and address management issues....
Lakefront Life in Cooperstown
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Lakefront Life in Cooperstown
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort Hotel
Otsego Lake is known as one of the prettiest lakes in New York State. The eight-mile-long lake provides dozens of activities and recreational opportunities year-round for residents and visitors to The Village of Cooperstown. The locals know lakefront life in Cooperstown cannot be beat and we invite you to experience it for yourself!...
Meetings on a Budget
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Meetings on a Budget
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort Hotel
Meeting costs can skyrocket quickly! Even when a business sees the value of a meeting or conference away from the office, there isn't always an unlimited amount of funds to make it happen. Experienced meeting planners agree that there are a few key areas where spending seems to spiral out of control and that's where we can help. Here are some ideas on how you can save money but still make your company meetings something special....
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A Day on the Cooperstown Beverage Trail
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort Hotel
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!...
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5 Reasons Cooperstown Stands Out as a Great Destination Meeting Location
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort Hotel
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....
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Reasons Why Travelers Love The Otesaga - Nostalgia
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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....
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Breakfast at The Otesaga
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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....
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10 Things Not to Miss in Cooperstown in 2018
Posted by: The Otesaga
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....
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Five Things We Love About The National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum
Posted by: The Otesaga
The Otesaga Resort Hotel is pleased to introduce a new blog series intended to spread some love to our favorite places and activities in Cooperstown. They are, after all, what makes Cooperstown America's Most Perfect Village....
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Taste of New York Series: Painted Farm Goat Cheese
Posted by: The Otesaga
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?...
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Event Catering Ideas
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You want your event to be spectacular, and food is naturally on your guests' minds....
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Winter Events in Cooperstown
Posted by: The Otesaga
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!...
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Holiday Itinerary in Cooperstown
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort Hotel
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....
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How A Corporate Retreat Can Rejuvenate Your Employees
Posted by: The Otesaga
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....
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Hosting A Company Holiday Party Your Employees Won't Want To Miss!
Posted by: The Otesaga
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....
Fall leaves in upstate New York
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Leaf Peeping in Cooperstown
Posted by: The Otesaga
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....
Burger at the Otesaga
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A Day in the Life of a Foodie in Cooperstown
Posted by: 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....
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Spotlight on Glimmerglass: Special Occasions in Cooperstown
Posted by: The Otesaga Hotel
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....
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