CBW FAMILY TRAVEL GUIDE
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While most people (over 350,000 a year) come to Cooperstown to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Cooperstown region is home to more than just baseball. Located in the beautiful rolling hills of Central New York--one of the most picturesque regions in the United States--the Cooperstown/ Oneonta area is tailor-made for a unique family holiday.
How to get to Cooperstown / Oneonta
Otsego County is located in the south-central part of the state. Cooperstown is centrally located in Otsego County, 70 miles west of Albany and 30 miles south of the NYS Thruway (1-90).
From the west, follow the NYS Thruway to Exit 30 at Herkimer/NYS 28. Follow NYS 28 East to I-88 Exit 17. Follow I-88 West to Exit 15 and follow signs for the SUNY Oneonta campus.
From the east, Thruway Exit 29 at Canajoharie (Rts. 10, 20 and 80) or Thruway Exit 25A and take I-88 to West to Exit 15 and follow signs for the SUNY Oneonta campus.
From the south, take I-88 East to Exit 15 (Oneonta) and follow signs for the SUNY-Oneonta campus.
From the southeast, take the NYS Thruway (Rt. 87) to Exit 21 at Catskill. Follow NYS 23 West to Oneonta and follow signs for the SUNY Oneonta campus.
Adirondack Trailways/Pine Hill Trailways serves Otsego County daily. For fare and schedule information, call 800-858-8555.
The Catskill Shuttle has daily service between New York City and Otsego County. C 800-607-2753 for schedule and prices.
Major airports are located in Albany, Syracuse and Binghamton. Otsego County is served by two small airports:
Cooperstown Westville, Rt. 166, RR4, Box 624, Cooperstown 13326, 607-286-9013;
Oneonta Airport, RD4, Box 721, Oneonta 13820, 607-431-1076.