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Caverns in Cobleskill, NY, features an 80-minute tour of a living,
limestone cave, carved by an underground
river over the course of millions of years, located 156-feet below the
is truly a great American travel destination, but did you know that
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THE MAGICAL OTSEGO COUNTY AND BEYOND
the upcoming months, we will be launching a special section on the
great communities that comprise Otsego County and just beyond. Places
like Cherry Valley, Richfield Springs, Milford, Sharon Springs, and
Oneonta all have a special place in our hearts, given the truly nice
people and many attractions that grace these communities. Stayed tuned
to find out more about the people, places and things that make Otsego
County and surrounding areas worth visiting. We also welcome
local residents to tell us why they like their towns so much. E-mail us
anything from a sentence or two to a full article and we'll consider it
For the time being, here are some fun things to do, not too
far from Cooperstown:
Howe Caverns, Cobleskill, NY -- Take an 80-minute tour of a
limestone cave, carved by an underground river over the course of
millions of years, located 156-feet below the earth's surface! Howe
Caverns, 255 Discovery Drive, Howes Cave, NY. Tel.
Herkimer Dining Mines, Herkimer, NY -- Search for "Herkimer Diamonds,"
actually faceted quartz crystals with points at both ends. Also
features a museum, gift shopping and a campground. Herkimer
Diamond Mines, Route 28, Herkimer, NY.
Erie Canal Cruises, Herkimer, NY -- Take a scenic
90- minute tour of a section the beautiful Erie Canal on a US Coast
Guard certified Vessel that accommodates 60 passengers. Erie
Canal Cruises, 800 Mohawk St., Herkimer, NY. Tel. 315-717-0350
Petrified Creatures Museum, Richfield Springs, NY -- Park yourself at
this Jurassic educational and entertaining museum featuring dinosaur
replicas and prehistoric flora, fauna and fossils! Petrified
Creatures Museum, St Hwy 20, Richfield Springs, NY. Tel.
Northeast Classic Car Museum, Norwich, NY -- Drive an hour from
Cooperstown to see more than 100 vintage automobiles! Northeast
Classic Car Museum, 24 Rexford St. (NYS Route 23), Norwich,
NY. Tel. (607) 334-AUTO (2886)
Brooks House of Bar-B-Q, Oneonta, NY -- Brooks
Barbecue houses the largest indoor barbecue pit in the east
and possibly in the country at 38 ft. in length! Delicious
ribs and barbecue chicken, not to mention blueberry pie.
House of Bar-B-Q, 5560
State Highway 7, Oneonta, NY. Tel.(607) 432-1782
Soccer Hall of Fame and Museum -- The modern, spacious,
sq. ft. National Soccer Hall of Fame and Museum recognizes and honors
the game's legendary inductees and offers interesting exhibitions that
tell the "who, what' when, where, why and how," of soccer's story in a
fun and interactive way. You'll also experience some great interactive
activities including a miniature playing field, a header cage, a power
zone using a radar device to measure the speed of your soccer ball, and
computer kiosks displaying great soccer moments and testing visitors
with trivia questions. It's incredible fun for soccer fans
and...incredible fun for those who aren't soccer fans! National
Soccer Hall of Fame and Museum, 18 Stadium Dr., Oneonta, NY,
Tepee, Cherry Valley, NY, with its 50-ft. tall metal cone, houses a
gift shop with Native American souvenirs. Across the street are amazing
panoramic views of he Mohawk Valley with the Adirondack Mountains in
distance. Pete's Chow Wagon complements the experience with chili,
hots, dogs, hamburgers and more healthy choices like veggie
Tepee, 7632 US Highway 20 Cherry Valley, NY.
Discovery Center of Oneonta, Oneonta, NY -- Located at the State
University of New York Oneonta's Physical Science Building, encourages
hands-on, interactive discovery through exhibits and displays.
Discovery Center of Oneonta, Physical Science Bldg, State University
College, Oneonta, NY. Tel. (607)436-2011
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