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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Cave
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“Easy day trip from Cooperstown - a definite must see if you've got the time”
  • 35 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“A warm rustic restaurant. It requires reservations and worth it for cocktails alone. 20 minutes away in Hobart 760 Main St, Hobart, NY 13788”
  • 19 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Great place to drive up to or hike. Climb the fire tower and admire a great view of the Catskills. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Market
“A local farm restaurant and coffee shop, also selling provisions and local crafts. A bit off the track but worth the trouble. Good grub and jolly atmosphere.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Nice swimming hole, waterfalls, hike and free pool access for any guests visiting the area with kiddie pool, large pool and diving pool.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Lodging
“Fantastic 5 star restaurant about 40 minutes west of us... Great place for a special dinner or celebration. Reservations recommended!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Route
“26-mile Rails to Trails recreational path along the West Branch of the Delaware River and alongside sections of NYS Routes 10, 23 and 30. Trail access is available at several locations, but we recommend that you utilize designated parking area at the historic depot at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and South Street in the Village of Stamford.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Take a hike and checkout the tip of Vromans Nose - perfect spot for pictures”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“3200+ feet up, easily accessible by car (weather permitting), amazing place to view a huge portion of the Catskills Region as well as a Fire Tower with stairs you can climb and really get the best view in all of the Catskills!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“A beautiful and easy trail close by with a parking entrance right off 23 on Benjamin road 25 minutes away! Enjoy bird watching, tandem streams and rivers, with views of rolling hills and mountains in the background. It is an old railroad trail so there are old train stops to explore ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Go,. You'll love it. This fort has Revolutionary War history. Check out the cannonball still in the wall. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“High-class locally-sourced goods and gift shop run by the famous Beekman Boys.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful views of the Schoharie Valley from the easy to moderately strenuous hike.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place is a bit quirky. It's a non-profit restaurant -- the employees are volunteers. But the food is incredible. It can be a bit slow, but it's worth it. The menu is huge.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Comfy, casual Italian - the calzones are great (and huge!). Dine in or take out. Only local delivery available at the Guest House!”
  • 7 locals recommend