SCENIC TOUR K - Cooperstown Connection
Cooperstown was founded in the late 1700's by William Cooper. William Cooper was a judge, a member of Congress and encouraged numerous settlers to this area. His mansion, which burnt down many years ago, stood next to what is now the Baseball Hall of Fame and the grounds of the mansion are now a park.
One of the nicest parts of the trek to Cooperstown is the beautiful countryside you will be traversing to get here! We don't apologize for being off the beaten track, and we're sure you'll agree it's worth the trip. Directions are included from every point on the compass, sometimes more than one alternative! Come Enjoy!
Overlooking Otsego Lake, the Fenimore offers changing exhibitions by renowned artists – this summer featuring Ansel Adams, Toulouse-Lautrec, and James Whistler. Collections include the Thaw Collection of American Indian Art, as well as American folk art, fine art, and photography.
Join us in July and August for exceptional opera, musical theater and more. Tickets start at just $26 for adults and $10 for youth (12 and younger). Or, simply enjoy a leisurely picnic on our picturesque grounds as you savor the landscape and indulge your senses.
Established in 1797, the Town of Springfield is rich in history, natural beauty, and recreational opportunities. Known as “The Place to be on the 4th of July”, Springfield has hosted an annual 4th of July Parade and Celebration in the hamlet of Springfield Center since 1914, adding an evening concert and firework display held at Glimmerglass State Park beach to the annual July 4th festivities in 2014.
Step back in time at one of the nation’s premier living history museums. Founded in 1943, the museum offers a glimpse into 19th-century rural and village life. See a blacksmith shop in action, ride the Empire State Carousel, try fun hands-on activities, see the Cardiff Giant and so much more.