Where to Stay
The Otesaga Resort Hotel Adjacent to Leatherstocking, the Otesaga is a Cooperstown institution and a fine example of the town's Federal period architecture.
60 Lake Street, Cooperstown. Rooms: from $250. Contact: 800-348-6222, otesaga.com.
Overlook Bed & Breakfast It's more modest than the Otesaga, but Overlook is just three blocks from the Hall of Fame.
8 Pine Boulevard, Cooperstown. Rooms: from $129. Contact: 607-547-2019, overlookbb.com.
Where to Eat
Alex & Ika (Eclectic) New to Cooperstown, this white-tablecloth restaurant is known for its creative flavor pairings.
149 Main Street, Cooperstown; 607-547-4070, alexandika.com. $$$
Number 5 (Steak house) A southern-tier landmark housed in an old fire station, Number 5 excels when it comes to preparing steaks and chops.
33 South Washington Street, Binghamton; 607-723-0555, number5restaurant.com. $$$