The Otesaga Resort

Nestled on the southern shore of Lake Otsego, our stately resort boasts breathtaking views of the shimmering waters and surrounding countryside. Go for a swim in the lake or tee off at the award-winning Leatherstocking Golf Course. Rent canoes, rowboats, and paddle boats and get out onto the water. Rediscover the art of recreation and relaxation at our picturesque lakefront retreat. Indulge in simple pleasures and lavish services, from a carefree swim in the pool to a luxurious massage in Hawkeye Spa. 

The Otesaga Resort Hotel
60 Lake St, Cooperstown, New York 13326
Phone: 607-547-9931

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Otesaga Resort Activities


Designed in 1909 by Devereux Emmet, the course features a naturally contoured terrain that rolls along the postcard-perfect shores of Lake Otsego. Enjoy sweeping views and diverse elevations as you make your way around the 18-hole championship course.

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Rejuvenate the senses with a relaxing spa treatment in a tranquil setting at the Hawkeye Spa. Offering a menu of unique massages and invigorating facial treatments, guests will feel relaxed and renewed.  

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Water Activities

Want to chart your own adventure on Lake Otsego?  Bring your own kayak, canoe or paddle board and explore the lake right from The Otesaga grounds.  


 Located right across the street, Otesaga courts are available seasonally on a first come, first served basis. Borrow a racquet from the concierge and purchase tennis balls in the gift shop.

About Cooperstown, NY

Feel like adventuring further? Take a stroll to the historic Village and explore cool craft breweries and the Farmer's Museum, a living history experience that recreates 19th-century life in Upstate New York. Hit the pristine beaches and hiking trails at Glimmerglass State Park. Visit picture-perfect apple orchards and tour the opulent Hyde Hall mansion. Pay your respects to America's greatest past time at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, a shrine that marks the spot where baseball was invented. 

For Art Aficionados

The Fenimore Art Museum is situated on the pristine shores of legendary Otsego Lake, on property once owned by famous American novelist James Fenimore Cooper. The museum houses one of the country's most comprehensive and exceptional collections of American folk, fine and the renowned Thaw Collection of American Indian Art, representing North America's diverse and rich cultural heritage. The museum is also home to a wide collection of twentieth-century art, nineteenth-century photography, and decorative arts. 

Fenimore Art Museum
5798 State Highway 80,
Cooperstown, NY, 13326

For Craft Beer Enthusiasts

Ommegang Brewery is located on a 136-acre farmstead in Cooperstown, New York and offers free daily tours and inexpensive tastings as well as a well-stocked brewery store and an annual calendar of public events. The 100-seat Cafe Ommegang offers a menu featuring Belgian-inspired delights and many locally grown ingredients.

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Ommegang Brewery
656 County Highway 33
Cooperstown, NY, 13326

For Baseball Fans

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's crowning jewel is the Plaque Gallery, where visitors will discover all 329 Hall of Fame members' bronze plaques honoring their achievements. Featuring more than 60,000 square feet of exhibit space to display countless treasures from baseball's glorious past, there's plenty to explore.

The Hall of Fame in Cooperstown honors the players, managers, executives and umpires who have achieved excellence in the sport. Dive into baseball's past and discover the struggles and defeats that made champions and crowned World Series winners.

National Baseball Hall of Fame
25 Main Street,
Cooperstown, NY 13326

For History Buffs

A visit to the Farmers' Museum will bring America's history alive! Daily chores are carried out at the working farm while commerce flourishes at the Village Crossroad. Visitors experience the interplay among trades, village life and agriculture in New York State circa 1845. The museum, one of the oldest living history museums, features exhibits, craft demonstrations and hands-on activities that bring history to life.

Located across the street from The Fenimore Art Museum.

Farmers' Museum
5775 State Highway 80,
Cooperstown, NY 13326

For Water Lovers

All aboard the Glimmerglass Queen. Take a boat tour or charter your own boat for stunning views of Lake Otsego. The Lake Front Hotel is home of the only boat tour, the Glimmerglass Queen, which offers daily tours, in season, and the ability to host any special occasion with a capacity to hold up to 50 people. Pontoon boats, kayaks and paddle boards are also available to rent.

Glimmerglass Queen (Lake Front Hotel)
10 Fair Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326

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Upstate Venture Connect
235 Harrison Street, #41,
Syracuse, NY 13202

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