- TripBuzz found 26 things to do with kids in or near Cooperstown, New York, including 11 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Oneonta.
- From Otsego Lake to Barnyard Swing Miniature Golf, the Cooperstown area offers 33 different types of family activities, including: Sports Museums, Historic Sites, Amusement Parks (All Ages) and Mini Golf.
- Cooperstown, NY contains the source of the Susquehanna River at the outlet of Otsego Lake. Due to its proximity to the lake and river, Cooperstown is a hot spot for water activities and outdoor tourism such as camping, boating, fishing, hiking, etc. Events include wine tastings, a concert series, high tea, and charity races.
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The only remaining station of original design, the H.P. Sears Service Station Museum features a nostalgic exterior and educational interior. The museum is home to authentic 1929 service pumps, oil changing station and various artifacts used by the servicemen of the 20's and 30's,
A multipurpose venue, the John F Kennedy Civic Arena is a regional facility. Its most prominent feature is a competition size ice rink that hosts hockey leagues and tournaments, ice and figure skating, and other events.
A neighborhood park with sports facilities including a baseball field and basketball courts, Liberty Gardens/Thron Park also features playground equipment for kids. In addition, there are large open spaces and an arboretum.
Teach your kids to ski by taking them to Maple Ski Ridge, where the professional staff caters to young and old beginners alike. Featuring a simple 300-foot vertical drop, newbies won't be overwhelmed by the mountain and can learn at their own pace.
Visitors can explore 632 acres of coniferous forest and rugged hardwood along the Plotter Kill at the Plotter Kill Preserve. The preserve features over 600 plant species including ferns, lilies, club mosses, and violets.
Located on the historic site where Erie Canal construction began, Erie Canal Village features historical timelines, artifacts, and recreations of moments in the canal's history. It is a reconstruction of a 19th century village.