Destination guide

Head to baseball central in Cooperstown

Every year, thousands of baseball fans make the pilgrimage to Cooperstown, New York—home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. However, you’ll soon discover with the many Cooperstown vacation rentals that there’s much more to this laid-back town than just one of America’s favorite sports. The stunning countryside of Otsego County provides a wealth of opportunities for activities, from biking to boating, and the town itself boasts an impressive array of cultural attractions for every type of visitor; whether you want to take in a museum or experience an unforgettable opera during the summer months.

Things to do

Cooperstown, the home of America’s pastime

It would be impossible to speak about Cooperstown without mentioning the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, one of the world’s most famous sporting attractions and a hub for lovers of baseball. There’s more to Cooperstown than just baseball, though. Don your best attire and experience wonderful performances at the Glimmerglass Festival during the summer, and be sure to get your culture fix with a visit to one of the fantastic museums. The Farmers’ Museum provides wholesome fun for all the family, and the Fenimore Art Museum has a beautiful collection that explores American culture through art and history.


Activities aplenty in Cooperstown

The idyllic Otsego Lake is both a beautiful place to visit, and the perfect place to enjoy many fantastic activities. Jump aboard a boat tour (or even better, charter a private boat trip for you and your group) to see the lake in all its splendor. There are also three different swimming sites and a bike trail that runs around the lake, should you wish to take in the breathtaking scenery on two wheels. Cooperstown is popular with baseball fans, too, so why not catch a game at Doubleday Field? Plus, there are plenty of tastings and tours to get your taste buds dancing.


Enjoy the perfect summer getaway in Cooperstown

Cooperstown is a seasonal destination, with cold, snowy winters and warm, mild summers. Summer affords the highest temperatures, with the mercury hitting around 80 degrees during July. Aside from the great weather, it’s also a superb month to visit because of the National Baseball Hall of Fame inducting its newest members to the ranks of legends. Fall is another good time to visit. Although it can be rainy, temperatures are still warm, and if you book Cooperstown vacation rentals near Otsego Lake, you’ll be able to enjoy the fabulous fall foliage as it unfolds into a medley of color.

Natural features

Explore the rich landscape of Cooperstown

The stunning Otsego Lake forms a natural centerpiece of the area, and boasts lakeside beaches that are perfect for soaking up the summer sun. The town itself is surrounded by lush meadows, forests, and the foothills of the Catskill Mountains; the latter providing an abundance of hiking and mountain biking trails. Whether you choose a lakefront property or a rustic farmhouse, you can be assured that Cooperstown vacation rentals are never far from New York State’s beautiful countryside and wildlife.

Where to stay around Cooperstown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 319 vacation rentals near Cooperstown. From 190 Houses to 51 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cooperstown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Cooperstown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cooperstown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame: 385 vacation rentals
  • Cooperstown Fun Park: 397 vacation rentals
  • Glimmerglass State Park: 281 vacation rentals
  • Brewery Ommegang: 394 vacation rentals
  • Glimmerglass Festival: 274 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cooperstown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cooperstown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 190 Houses in Cooperstown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cooperstown include:

  • Cabins: 51 rentals available
  • Cottages: 51 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 51 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cooperstown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 57 vacation rentals with pool available in Cooperstown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.