Why Spring is a Great Time to Visit Cooperstown & Otsego County
The arrival of spring means many attractions in Cooperstown and Otsego County are opening for the season. Visitors can take advantage of some our best experiences before the summer rush!
May means that the Farmers’ Museum and Fenimore Art Museum are now open for tours! Meanwhile, other year-round sites, like the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum and the Cooperstown Beverage Trail, continue to welcome visitors.
May 8: The Garden Bros Circus performs at SUNY Oneonta, presenting the motorcycle “Sphere of Fear,” a human slingshot, contortionist, the world famous juggler Pierre, and more.
Stay at The Cooper Inn through May 31 and try the “Spring Inn Bloom” Special. The rate of $149 includes accommodations, hearty continental breakfast, tickets to the Fenimore Art Museum or the Farmers’ Museum, and afternoon wine.
The 2018 Glimmerglass Festival schedule has been announced! This internationally acclaimed summer opera festival presents both familiar and rarely performed operas in a magnificent setting overlooking Otsego Lake.
Cooperstown has been named one of “The 25 Best Small Towns in America” via Architectural Digest, noted as a “great place for weekend escapes.”
In a recent Expedia poll to determine the nation’s favorite destinations, Cooperstown ranked #2 in the top 25, preferred to Lake Tahoe, Aspen, Key West, Branson, Hershey and many more.
Cooperstown has been nominated for the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award! Cooperstown is a contender for Best Small Town Cultural Scene. You can help us win the top spot by voting in the contest by May 14. Thanks!