Many of the links above will keep you specifically in Otsego County here in New York's Central Leatherstocking Region
If you love baseball, you'll love Cooperstown and Otsego County. If you love soccer, you'll love Oneonta and Otsego County. If you love history and culture, you'll love Otsego County.
Discover a place where heritage and natural beauty come together in the rolling foothills of the northern Catskills, the land of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales. Welcome to a place where culture meets with applause -- world class opera, national art exhibitions, theater and concerts. Explore a place where the past meets the present, from hands-on history museums and American Indian art to baseball games and soccer tournaments. Hunt for antiques and crafts and country inns on rural roads that take you far from the crowds.
The Village of Cooperstown (home of James Fenimore Cooper), located at the south end of Otsego Lake, attracts many tourists to the Baseball Hall of Fame and the New York State Historical Association museums. The City of Oneonta is the home of Hartwick College, the State University of New York at Oneonta, A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital an affiliate of the Bassett Network, major retail activity, and numerous small businesses. The county as a whole remains relatively rural, with dairy farming a contributing industry that has consolidated employment in recent years, although production has remained steady.
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Two counties, one destination: Outdoor recreation lives here! 10 state parks, two federal parks and over 400,000 acres of state forest land offer hiking, biking, horseback riding, boating, swimming, fishing, hunting, cross country skiing, star gazing, and so much more.