If you go to Cooperstown, N.Y.

What to do

Fenimore Art Museum

5798 State Highway 80

Cooperstown, N.Y.



Charming collection of 19th-century art and Indian artifacts with a beautiful deck overlooking Otsego Lake. Adults $12, seniors $10.50, children age 12 and under free.

The Farmers’ Museum

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5775 State Route 80


The working farm and community re-creates 19th-century life and includes an intricate historical carousel great for kids. Adults $12, seniors $10.50, ages 7-12 $6, with discounts off-season when some exhibits are closed.

Rosebrook Elk Farm


179 Ziefle Road, Roseboom


You can wander the farm and see the elk for free.

Where to stay

Otesaga Resort Hotel

60 Lake St.


Grand century-old hotel. Rooms $430-$595, depending on time of year.

The Cooper Inn

15 Chestnut St.


A 19th-century inn, just off the main drag, can use all Otesaga amenities. Rooms $115-$285.

Where to eat

Doubleday Cafe

93 Main St.


Breakfast is best here, $3.50-$8.95.

Alex & Ika

149 Main St.


Eclectic decor and food, burgers for $11, dinner up to $32.

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