About the Lake House

Cooperstown Area Attractions

National Baseball Hall of Fame

A large brick building composed of two three-story wings connected by a long two-story section situated behind them, in fron tof a parking lot and shaped trees

The greatest baseball players in history live on in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown’s leading tourist attraction.

Fenimore Art Museum

A stone building with expansive wings and additions fronted by Ionian columns, the words 'FENIMORE ART MUSEUM' depicted in large capital letters over the entrance.

The Fenimore Art Museum safeguards local art history by displaying the great works of the past to connect people to our shared cultural heritage.

Brewery Ommegang

A long, low building with a sharply angled roof nested in the woods at the base of a hill, surrounded by deciduous trees in their autumn colors, a column of chimney smoke rising from the far end of the building

Winner of numerous awards for its fine beer crafted in the Belgian tradition, Brewery Ommegang is located in the scenic countryside just south of Cooperstown. The brewery offers tours, tasting, and a café.

Glimmerglass Festival

A modern, artistically designed building in front of a lawn and a small reservoir

The Glimmerglass Festival, formerly known as Glimmerglass Opera, runs both new and classic opera productions each summer at its opera house located near Cooperstown on Otsego Lake.

Cooperstown Dreams Park

A team of young baseball players accompanied by two adult coaches -- all wearing dark blue uniforms and caps -- lined up behind a concrete-block fence attached to the front of which are large letters spelling out 'COOPERSTOWN DREAMS PARK'

A baseball field and accompanying park that hosts youth baseball tournaments and other games, Cooperstown Dreams Park offers children and families to live out the golden dream of baseball as the quintessential American pastime.

Farmer’s Museum

A stone building designed in an archaic architectural style, with two cylindrical wings with cupolas to either side of the entrance, a long two-story section extending off to the right

The Farmer’s Museum is the scene of well-known festivals and historical re-enactments. The complex contains reconstructed eighteenth and nineteenth century buildings as well as exhibits showing the history of the local rural life.

Fly Creek Cider Mill and Orchard

A wooden lodge-style building surrounded by a large parking lot with autumnal trees in the background, a wooden sign reading 'Fly Creek' hanging from a post in the foreground

Named for the local waterway that powers its operation, Fly Creek Cider Mill and Orchard displays the whole process of cider production to visitors coming for self-guided tours. In addition to producing and selling cider and apples, the business runs a marketplace offering a variety of local products. In the summer a bakery and restaurant opens.

A rustic, single-story cabin with a metal roof, standing in a short-mowed lawn in front of a road, a sign on the side of the cabin reading 'RUSTIC RIDGE WINERY'

Rustic Ridge Winery sells New York State wines as well as locally produced foodstuffs and homemade jewelry. Wine tastings are held regularly, and picnic space is available for visitors who bring their own lunches.

Zemi Farm

A white fence dividing pasture land in front of a distant tree-covered slope, a lone white horse feeding on the far side of the fence, a house with a pickup truck in its driveway standing beside the fence

An equestrian park owned and operated by a professional trainer, Zemi Farm offers horse riding sessions and lessons, as well as several other equestrian services.

The Village of Cooperstown

The front of a stone building with classical-style pillars, a variety of trees and shrubs decorating the entrance

The hub of all these attractions is a quaint and beautiful village that exemplifies everything that makes small-town New York great.