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Recent Central Leatherstocking reviews

  • Perfect location! Great house!

    "We just returned from a week in Cooperstown for baseball and stayed at Putnam house. The location is perfect. 3 miles from the Dreams Park, 4 miles from downtown Cooperstown and 2.5 miles from Ommegang brewery. We had 3 families together share the house with younger siblings while boys and dad's stayed in baseball barracks. Perfect for kids who spent every free minute either in the pool or the game room. The pool was the best part and really clean. Everything was wonderful. Bob, the owner was great to work with and even stopped by. The house is comfortable and clean with plenty of space. Sheets and towels were provided which was so helpful. We were even able to grill out. The games and puzzles were a nice touch! The surrounding landscape is beautiful as well. We had such a memorable week in Cooperstown and we all loved staying here. Highly recommended!"
    Guest: Donna Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 20, 2014
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  • Sunny Meadow

    "The owner was extremely good at returning my calls as well as the house keeper. Both were very good with returning calls. The house has alot of character and potential. It was more than spacious. Having 2 bathrooms was great on mornings when we had to get to DreamsPark for early games. The porch was a great meeting place for our party, we spent much of our free time enjoying it. The internet was extremely slow, keep that in mind if anyone in your party has "work" to do while away. The games were a useful added touch, we actually played games while at the house. Not really complaints but things commented on by different members of our party. The televisions were very small and not all the beds had mattress covers on them. I would recommend this house for larger groups, there is plenty of space. Thanks for a memorable week in Cooperstown."
    Guest: Donna Jo Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 14, 2014
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  • Amazing get-a-way from it all!

    "This little cabin has the utmost charm of an original 1920's lake cabin. Our host Bobbie, greeted us the day we arrived with all the details of the cabin. The porch was the highlight in the sun, the rain, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Its a quiet area, the lake is clean and fantastic to swim in, fish or paddle on. I had a great stay and would definitely return!"
    Guest: ARoberts Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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  • Best VRBO Home Around

    "Me and my wife stayed here for 3 nights again. This was our 2 year in a row renting this house. The house was clean and vary warm and lots to do. We love coming here, the property has lots to do and if you love to see and hear the animals then this is the house for you. Its good for family's to, lots of games and a swimming pound. Mindy was awesome again. So much stuff in the house to use and you don't have to worry about bring certain things. The farm house was just right. Me and my wife want to thank Mindy for letting us rent and we will be back next year..."
    Guest: adam b. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 4, 2014
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Central Leatherstocking Travel Tips

Visitors to Leatherstocking

Leatherstocking offers a unique kind of vacation. Be prepared to be transported back in time and experience century-old hospitality as you visit museums, historic and cultural sites, and explore caves and areas of scenic natural beauty. Baseball fans from all over the states stay at Leatherstocking resorts simply to visit the legendary baseball hall of fame. It's a fun destination for the whole family where exhibits and excursions are creative and entertaining.

What to see and do in Leatherstocking

The Howe Caverns are one of the area's great attractions. With a vast network of underground limestone caves, traditional and adventure tours operate on a daily basis. Venturing down into the depths of the earth, you can see impressive stalactites and stalagmites, take a boat excursion on an underground lake, and hear your voice echo off the walls. The caverns are 165 feet below ground and believed to have been formed more than six million years ago. The geological and archeological histories are fascinating, and the caves also have strong links to the Civil War. Visiting the Howe Caverns is a must.

A fantastic way to appreciate the scenic beauty of Leatherstocking is to enjoy a steam train excursion. There are many short day excursions linking towns such as Utica, Lake Placid, and Saranac Lake. As you click-clack through the Adirondacks, you'll pass over bridges, clear rivers and streams, all the while being able to see the splendor of the Adirondack National Park and its wildlife. Special occasion trains such as the Polar Express operate near Christmastime where you can get to ride with Santa to the North Pole.

Binghamton is an interesting city where you will find many antique stores to browse. The city is also known as the "carousel capital of the world" because of its rare and impressive collection of antique Herschell carousels. The carousels were donated to the city by a wealthy benefactor and many still operate today. Binghamton is a lively city with plenty of arts and entertainment. The theaters have regular opera and orchestral performances. The North East Classic Car Museum features the largest known collection of Franklin luxury cars. For the kids, two places well worth visiting are the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park and The Discovery Center which is an interactive museum specifically for young children.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame can be found in Cooperstown, located near the shores of Lake Otsego. Baseball fans come to appreciate the tributes to heroes of the game. Known as the Village of Museums, Cooperstown is also home to the National Soccer Hall of Fame, the Fenimore Art Museum and the Farmers Museum. The Farmers Museum is a working village that provides a glimpse into the 19th-century rural lifestyle.

A great way to experience the natural beauty of Leatherstocking is to enjoy a scenic hike or bike ride. For a more leisurely view, take an aerial tour from Cooperstown or an Eerie canal cruise. There are loads of outdoor activities in all seasons and details of routes and trails can be obtained from local tourist sites.

Enjoy leisurely Days at Leatherstocking Vacation Rentals

Because there is so much to see and do in the Leatherstocking area, it's great to have the flexibility of having your own rental home. Equipped with all the home comforts, it's an affordable way to stay and explore the region. Ranging from small cozy cabins to larger lakeside homes, you can stay for a quiet romantic weekend away in the fall or bring the whole family along for fun times in the summer.

Leatherstocking Travel Tips

Many visitors to Leatherstocking cabins drive up from the cities of New York, Boston and Washington. While there is a good public transport system, it's nice to have your own vehicle to get around in. Take along a good map and enjoy your time exploring the backroads. There are loads of photographic opportunities and the area is particularly beautiful when the fall foliage begins to turn.

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