Cooperstown, New York, is all about charm. This serene area on Otsego Lake seems to be small-town America, with Main Street shops and restaurants, and museums devoted to agriculture and art. But the big draw is baseball.
Any true fan of the U.S. national pastime will make a point to stop in Cooperstown on the way from Albany to the Finger Lakes. Home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame—built there because Abner Doubleday supposedly invented the game in a nearby field in 1839—Cooperstown is a... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.