The Cooperstown, NY Region is also known as the Central Leatherstocking Region of New York State and is a place that is rich in history and rural beauty. The area is located 4 hours from New York City, and a short 90 minute drive from Albany, Binghamton and Syracuse, NY, just south of theHistoric US Route 20 Scenic Highway.
The natural centerpiece of the region is Otsego Lake, whose southern border lies at the Village of Cooperstown. Otsego Lake, made famous as “Glimmerglass” by world-renowned author, James Fenimore Cooper (son of William Cooper, founder of Cooperstown, NY), offers recreational opportunities to residents and visitors alike for boating, swimming and hiking. In addition to the area’s aesthetic beauty, the area is famous for it’s role as the home of baseball with the opening of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum on Main Street in June of 1939. This museum attracts over 300,000 visitors to the Cooperstown, NY Region each year, providing a foundation for many of our regions local attractions and services that are driven by our tourism industry.
As the home of baseball, the Cooperstown Area is the perfect place for our local baseball camps that bring families from throughout the U.S. to the Cooperstown and Oneonta Areas of NY for week-long youth and adult tournament programs. We are proud to serve the needs of these families with their lodging needs. To learn more about Cooperstown Baseball Camps, please visit this page.
If you think our region is a good place to stay for only a few days, you may be surprised to find that there is so much to do here you need a full week! Search our properties to find the perfect place to stay and take a look through some of the links below to identify things that you might like to do while you are here. We are happy to help you find a place to stay when visiting the Cooperstown, NY Region – please Contact Us!