Local Attractions

Located just outside Cooperstown, The Rosemary at Spano Lake is located a short drive to some of the best attractions, dining, and outdoor activities New York State has to offer. 

Located on Main Street in the historic Village of Cooperstown, the Museum brings the history of our National Pastime to life. Since opening its doors more than 80 years ago, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has been dedicated to preserving history, honoring excellence and connecting generations of baseball fans.

Cooperstown Beverage Trail is New York State’s first official cuisine trail. Enjoy tastings, take a tour to give you a close-up look at how the beverages are made, or just walk around in our specialty shops. Last year alone, more than 20,000 visitors explored the entire length of the 37-mile trail.

Easily one of the prettiest lakes in New York state, Otsego Lake offers myriad swimming, fishing, boating, and other recreational opportunities. Many, however, know that just sitting on a bench and marveling at the clean, placid waters will do just fine.

Glimmerglass State Park overlooks beautiful Otsego Lake, nicknamed "Glimmerglass" by James Fenimore Cooper in his Leatherstocking Tales. Open year-round, each season brings a multitude of outdoor recreational activities for visitors to the park. 

Witness cider-making at the historic Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard just three miles from Main Street Cooperstown. Discover the Mill Store Marketplace filled with Pride of New York products like extra-sharp cheddar cheese and creamy Mill-made fudge. Savor the flavors of more than 40 specialty food, wine and hard cider tastings.  Children will enjoy feeding the friendly ducks and geese. The Fly Creek Cider Mill provides history, tastes, and traditions for generations of visitors. 

Coming soon! Cooper’s Tour & Pour, the region’s first and only British double-decker sightseeing bus tour, will begin offering tours around Cooperstown and Otsego Lake in summer 2023. In addition to being the most exciting way to sightsee all the area attractions, it offers another unique feature—a rolling pub! Sit back and relax as we cruise through downtown Cooperstown and then continue by all the local attractions you’ve come to see!

The Village of Cooperstown has something to offer for the whole family! Enjoy a beautiful day shopping, visiting historic Doubleday Field, or have lunch alongside picturesque Otsego Lake. Later, grab dinner and a drink with friends at one of the many restaurants and bars Cooperstown has to offer. There is no shortage of charm on historic main street!

Glimmerglass is a professional non-profit summer opera company dedicated to producing new productions each season. The company continues its tradition of four new fully staged productions, now including three operas and one work of American musical theater, performed with full orchestra, large cast and no sound amplification. These four productions are supplemented by special performances, cabarets, concerts, lectures and symposiums throughout the season. The company continues to attract an international audience to the scenic Cooperstown area, where the talent of singers, directors, designers and staff from around the world converges in the Alice Busch Opera Theater to produce world-class opera and music theater.