There are some reliable bed-and-breakfasts in the area, such as the stately Italianate-Victorian Landmark Inn, 64 Chestnut St. (tel. 866/384-3466), or the charming and cozy Cooperstown Bed & Breakfast, 88 Chestnut St. (tel. 607/547-2532). Also consider the Cooper Inn, 15 Chestnut St. (tel. 607/547-7100), the Otesaga's (more affordable) sister property. One chain option in the city limits is the Best Western, 50 Commons Dr. (tel. 607/547-7100). In Oneonta, 25 miles away, you'll also find a Holiday Inn, 5206 State Hwy. 23 (tel. 607/433-2250). Families on a budget might also look to the Lake 'N Pines Motel, 7102 State Hwy. 80 (tel. 607/547-2790), on Otsego Lake and near the Glimmerglass Opera.

Campgrounds -- Cooperstown Shadow Brook Campground, 2149 County Hwy. 31 (tel. 607/264-8431), has a pool, playground, stocked fishing pond, and theme weekends; it's a great spot for families. Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 County Hwy. 31 (tel. 607/547-8662), 8 miles outside of Cooperstown, overlooks Lake Otsego.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.