3 days in Cooperstown & Lake George Itinerary

3 days in Cooperstown & Lake George Itinerary

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Cooperstown
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Lake George
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Cooperstown

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Village of Cooperstown

Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and then explore the activities along Otsego Lake.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cooperstown online trip planner.

New York City to Cooperstown is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, Cooperstown is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Lake George.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Museums · Nature · Parks

Lake George

— 1 night

Queen of the American Lakes

A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): trot along with a tour on horseback and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Prospect Mountain. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake George, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then make a splash at The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor, and finally look for gifts at Lake George Olive Oil Co..

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lake George trip maker tool.

Getting from Cooperstown to Lake George by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lake George can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lake George

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips