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Team Well-Being: Making Time for Mindfulness
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Team Well-Being: Making Time for Mindfulness
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As teams make their way back into the office and in person meetings become more regular, the stresses of pandemic work haven't fully dissipated. Now more than ever it's important to make sure your employees are making space in their busy schedules to breathe and be in the moment. The ultimate goal of a meeting is to tackle a problem as a team, and walk away inspired to face a challenge. While the process requires a lot of brain power, it can be a sedentary experience....
Top 4 Outdoor Team-Building Experiences
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Top 4 Outdoor Team-Building Experiences
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Many industries experienced the disruption of their usual office routines during the pandemic. As employees slowly start to make their way back from working from home, team building will be an important part of the return to normalcy. Getting your team outside and working together in creative ways may be just what your employees need to have a little fun and strengthen their bonds. Here are some ideas to keep in mind when planning your next team retreat!...
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Summer Do-Over: Experience Everything You Missed Last Season
Posted by: Gabrielle Daigneault
The summer of 2020 was one for the history books. Over a year later, life is finally on its way back to normal and many local attractions are making their grand return! Here are some worthwhile destinations we think you should visit when you make your grand return to Cooperstown this summer:...
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While You're Here: Making the Most Out of Cooperstown During an Overnight Business Stay
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Cooperstown is a destination that many long to visit, whether it's for a fun-filled getaway, some relaxation, or a little bit of both. If you only have a short window of time during a business stay, maximizing your time in our quaint village is a must. Read on for some of can't-miss stops while staying at our upstate New York hotel....
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Then & Now: A Brief History of Otsego Lake
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The beauty of Otsego Lake has inspired locals and visitors alike for generations. While today you'll find paddle boards, kayaks, and fishing boats dotting the landscape in summer, the lake has a long history of importance in the region. Read on for a glimpse into the storied past of our Glimmerglass, and some ways you can enjoy it today with a visit to our upstate New York hotel....
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Go Green: 3 Ways Hybrid Meetings are Helping Sustainability
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Before the pandemic began last year, the meetings industry had already been considering ways to reduce the effects of events on the environment. Attendees flying to large conferences, food waste, and plastic consumption were just a few of the concerns many had, and continue to have. COVID-19 forced planners to move meetings online, and while vaccines paint a brighter picture for the future, hybrid meetings are still a viable option to help reduce the carbon footprint of conferences. Read on for ways that hybrid meetings are helping with sustainability....
Man golfing
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Tee Time: Tips to Elevate Your Golf Game
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Springtime is tee time, and the warmer weather means that opening day at Leatherstocking Golf Course is here. If you've been cooped up the last few months and are ready to get back on the green, we have some tips to make sure your golf game is up to par. It's time to dust off your clubs and head to Cooperstown where one of the most scenic golf courses in the Northeast awaits!...
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We'll Drink to That: Our Favorite Cocktails Right Now
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One of the great joys of childhood is warming up with a mug of hot chocolate on a cold winter day. As grownups, we may gravitate to more adult beverages, but that longing for a cozy drink still remains. Here are some of our favorite Hawkeye Bar & Grill cocktails to beat back the winter doldrums during a getaway to our upstate New York hotel....
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Be Mine, Valentine: Celebrate Romance at the Otesaga
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Many of us circle Valentine's Day on the calendar as a one day celebration, but why not take a few days to show that special someone that you care? Fill your romantic getaway with all the things you love, whether it's getting outside for some hiking or cross-country skiing or staying cozy indoors with a glass of wine....
Now Open Year Round: Experience The Otesaga Like Never Before
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Now Open Year Round: Experience The Otesaga Like Never Before
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Cooperstown is four seasons of fun and relaxation, and now you can experience it year round at The Otesaga! For the first time in our history, we're open throughout the winter and ready to welcome guests during our most serene season. If you're ready for some downtime, our upstate New York hotel is the perfect place to enjoy getaways that will leave you rested and ready to take on the new year, with plenty of delicious dining to fuel the fun....
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Holiday Cheer in a Difficult Year
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The holiday season is usually a time to gather your team together and celebrate the successes of another year. While 2020 presents new challenges to the annual holiday party, there are still ways to honor your employees' hard work while staying safe and having fun. As everyone looks ahead to a brighter 2021, it's important to take a moment to reward their effort, whether it's an in-person, socially distanced event or a virtual get-together full of holiday spirit!...
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Cheers to New York: Top NYS Wines to Try at The Otesaga
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Exploring local flavor is one of the best parts of a visit to Upstate New York, and that includes the many wineries that are found in the nearby Finger Lakes region. With The Otesaga now open year-round, it's the perfect time to plan your getaway and pair some of the great vintages of New York with the seasonal flavors of our Hawkeye Bar & Grill menu....
Cooperstown Harvest Recipe
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Cooperstown Harvest Recipe
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When we think of fall drinks, pumpkin spice lattes and hot cider usually come to mind. Fall flavors aren't just for cafés, though, and we have the perfect seasonal cocktail for entertaining on those crisp evenings. Whether you're joining us here at The Otesaga, or looking to recreate some of the magic of our upstate New York hotel at home, a Cooperstown Harvest is the ideal sip-worthy drink to put you in the mood for all things autumn....
4 Great Spots to Experience Our Fresh Local Flavor
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4 Great Spots to Experience Our Fresh Local Flavor
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One of the best parts of a stay at The Otesaga is discovering the incredible bounty of fresh, local food right here in Cooperstown. From u-pick farms to farmers' markets and more, there's plenty of opportunities to taste the amazing flavors of our region. If you're planning a late summer or fall getaway to our upstate New York hotel, make sure you add these spots to your itinerary!...
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Cheers to Better Days Ahead
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While traveling is on pause right now, dreaming of future trips to relaxing destinations is still allowed! For guests at The Otesaga, one of the best ways to end the day of sightseeing is with a drink on the veranda or at Fire Bar, watching the sunset over Lake Otsego. It's a view that has attracted visitors since 1909, and we can't wait to welcome guests back to enjoy the natural beauty in The Otesaga's "backyard." For now, here is a recipe for Glimmerglass Lemonade, a delicious cocktail to sip as you imagine sitting in a rocking chair with the lakeview in front of you...
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Flavor from Afar: A Recipe from The Otesaga
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Flavor from Afar: A Recipe from The Otesaga One of the ways that many people are passing the time while home is in the kitchen, trying new recipes or inventing variations on old favorites. While we wish we could welcome guests to a memorable meal at The Otesaga right now, here is a recipe for Porcini Crusted Halibut and Peperonata Farro Risotto from Executive Chef Jim Perillo to tide you over until we can all be together....
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4 Fascinating Facts About Leatherstocking Golf Course
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort Hotel
For avid golfers, a trip to Cooperstown isn't complete without playing a round at Leatherstocking Golf Course, located at The Otesaga. While this challenging course is renowned for its scenic beauty, here are some interesting facts you might not know....
Scenic Spotlight: Council Rock Park
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Scenic Spotlight: Council Rock Park
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort Hotel
With so much natural beauty to explore in Cooperstown, visitors can fill their getaway with scenic views and hikes. One of the hidden gems of Cooperstown, Council Rock Park, is just a short walk or bike ride from The Otesaga. For travelers who want to combine a bit of history with their outdoor adventures, a stay at our upstate New York hotel is a must and Council Rock Park a can't-miss stop on your itinerary....
How to Create an #EventHashtag for Your Conference
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How to Create an #EventHashtag for Your Conference
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With all of the details that go into planning your conference (venue, menu, speakers, and more), you want to make sure your event promotion reflects your efforts. Creating an event hashtag is a great option for increasing your visibility, as well as engaging attendees before, during, and after your conference....
Romantic Ideas to Enjoy Valentine's Day in Cooperstown
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Romantic Ideas to Enjoy Valentine's Day in Cooperstown
Posted by: The Otesaga Resort Hotel
Valentine's Day is the perfect time of year to hit pause on your busy schedule and celebrate the special someone in your life. February in Cooperstown marks the serene season, where the pace slows and the summer and fall crowds have dwindled, making it the perfect spot for a romantic getaway....
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