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Winter Getaways

Fire Place

Now Open Year Round

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. Enjoy getaways that will leave you rested and ready to take on the new year, with calming views of Lake Otsego and the snowy landscape. Curl up by the fireplace with a good book; take a wintry stroll down Main Street and warm up with some hot chocolate. Explore the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and take a deeper dive into the iconic artifacts and legends that make the sport America's favorite pastime. Inside and out, Cooperstown has plenty of adventures waiting for you!

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Winter Adventures

Take advantage of the many trails and wide open spaces in Cooperstown with some fresh air fun! Snowshoeing and cross country skiing are just some of the activities you can enjoy. If you're a beginner or don't feel like bringing your equipment, Mt. Otsego Ski Shop has an array of rentals for your winter adventures.

Winter Desserts

Taste the Season

Enjoy a delicious medley of comfort foods and regional specialties at Hawkeye Bar & Grill. Seasonal favorites and new flavors await, with starters like Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, Edamame Dumplings, and specialties including Peruvian Roasted Chicken and Vegetarian Bibimbap. The season also brings the return of special dining events like Thanksgiving at The Otesaga, our New Year's Eve celebration, and Hawkeye International Nights, featuring the bold flavors from around the world.
The Otesaga will also feature a whole new dining experience with our Hawkeye Winter Garden. Combining the feel and safety of outdoor dining with enclosed comfort and protection from the elements, guests can enjoy our full Hawkeye menu amongst the lush greenery of our garden setting with heaters, cozy lap blankets, and soft lighting. The Hawkeye Winter Garden will be open Tuesday through Saturday, lunch 11:30AM-2:00PM and dinner 5:00PM-9:00PM.
Hotel Magic

Holiday Magic Getaways

Get festive at The Otesaga with exclusive offers that will get you in the spirit! Enjoy rates at 20% off with our Winter Wonderland Special and experience the snowy serenity of Cooperstown. Enjoy the spirit of the season with our Holiday Lantern Tour Package, which includes tickets for The Farmers' Museum's special December event. Guests will also receive special discounts at The Farmers' Museum and Fenimore Art Museum gift shops. Create warm family memories during this magical time of year in America's Most Perfect Village.

Lantern Tour

Special Events

Cooperstown doesn't hibernate in winter; we celebrate the season with fun events like Cooperstown Winter Carnival! What started in 1967 has become a beloved community tradition and 2021 will be no exception. Mark your calendars for February 16 - 21 and make The Otesaga your home base for this week-long event that showcases the fantastic flavors of local restaurants and craft beverage producers, as well as all of the winter fun to be had outdoors.

Museum

Don't Miss Our World-Class Museums

Whether you love art, history, baseball (or all three!), there's a museum for you here in Cooperstown. The National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum is home to the legends of the game and filled with iconic artifacts from its storied history. Fenimore Art Museum (open through December 31) features several permanent exhibitions, as well as the current Pete Souza: One Photographer, Two Presidents.

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