Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
A: There are always fun things happening in Cooperstown during the weekend, from tours of the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum to championship golf at Leatherstocking Golf Course. Go shopping and sightseeing in the historic village of Cooperstown. Enjoy boating and fishing on Otsego Lake. Sample small-batch spirits at the Cooperstown Distillery. Experience the opera at the Glimmerglass Festival this summer overlooking beautiful Lake Otsego. See what's going on this weekend on our event calendar.
A: Cooperstown, New York, is a charming village in central New York State at the southern tip of Otsego Lake. Home of the legendary National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown has many fun things to do and see, including the Fenimore Art museum, The Farmers' Museum, Glimmerglass State Park, Glimmerglass Opera, Brewery Ommegang and Leatherstocking Golf Course. Cooperstown also offers a vibrant dining and shopping scene, from craft breweries to art galleries.
A: Cooperstown, NY, is 205 driving miles from NYC via NY-17W. The drive takes less than four hours from NYC to The Otesaga Resort, located in the Village of Cooperstown on scenic Otsego Lake.
A: With its small-town charm, sparkling lakes, farms, and historic downtown, Cooperstown, NY is a foodie destination with a mix of restaurants and bars. For Certified Black Angus steaks and seafood, dine at 1909 at The Otesaga Resort or enjoy casual comfort food, from burgers and thin-crust pizza to smoked wings with habanero BBQ sauce, at Hawkeye Bar & Grill overlooking Lake Otsego. Stop by the famous Doubleday Café on Main Street, 2 blocks from the National Baseball Hall of Fame, for sandwiches, salads, burgers and Mexican dishes. Try the meatloaf at the Cooperstown Diner and visit the tap house at the Ommegang Brewery, serving American food and local craft beer with an outdoor patio with views of the rolling landscape.
A: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is located on Main Street in the historic Village of Cooperstown, NY. A central New York State landmark, the national museum is less than ½ mile or a five-minute walk from The Otesaga Resort Hotel.
A: Cooperstown is the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, honoring America's favorite sport and the legends of the game. Located on Main Street in the historic village, the national museum brings the history and story of baseball to life through exhibits, artifacts, photos, and videos. Experience the sights and sounds of America's pastime through amazing exhibits like Chasing the Dream, which celebrates Hank Aaron.
A: Cooperstown, NY, is 294 miles via via I-90 E and I-81 S from Niagara Falls. The drive takes 5 hours through the cities of Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo. For directions, visit our Location page.