Planning a romantic getaway? Consider the quaint town of Cooperstown in upstate New York. Known as the home of baseball, Cooperstown is also a beautiful destination for couples looking for a little romance. But if you don’t know where to start, let us help you create the perfect vacation with these date night ideas in Cooperstown.
Fine dining in Cooperstown
One of the best date night ideas in Cooperstown is dining out at one of the restaurants in town. Cooperstown offers a great selection of fine dining options that appeal to all tastes. Check out Toscana Italian Grill for a great dinner atmosphere offering fine Italian cuisine with a twist.
If you are looking for something a bit more casual, try Nicolette’s Italian Café. Located on Main Street, Nicolette’s serves up tasteful Italian cuisine in a casual setting. Receive 5% off the price of dinner when you purchase The Inn at Cooperstown Bed and Brew packages.
Visit Schneider’s Bakery
Treat your significant other to some sweet-tasting baked goods from Schneider’s Bakery. Open year-round, Schneider’s Bakery has been baking for Cooperstown residents and visitors since 1887. Find everything from moon pies and cupcakes to chocolate chip cookies and homemade donuts. Their sweets are the perfect way to say I love you!
Watch the sunset
What could be more romantic than to watch a sunset in Cooperstown? End your day with a gorgeous sunset in the Catskills Mountains. Coupled with quiet streets and charming homes, all set amongst the beauty of Otsego County, beautiful sunsets are easy to come by in Cooperstown.
Our number one favorite spot to see the sunset is at Otsego Lake in Glimmerglass State Park. With tremendous views and crystal clear waters, perfect for colorful reflections, you’ll want to stay from sunrise to sundown.
Explore the Sleeping Lion Trail
Take a leisurely walk hand in hand along the Sleeping Lion Trail inside Glimmerglass State Park. The two-mile loop features views of Otsego Lake and is accessible year-round. This is a great activity if you are planning to watch the sunset at Otsego Lake.
Valentine’s Day Special with Brewery Ommegang
Treat your loved one with the entire package by booking the February Bed & Brew package at The Inn at Cooperstown. Our hotel, in cooperation with Brewery Ommegang, now offers a very special spin on our extremely popular Bed & Brew package.
In this special edition, available in February only, we’re bringing the event to an entirely new level as the gourmet multi-course beer and food pairing dinner will be done with a Valentine’s Day theme. Expect special Ommegang beers and delicious food that reflect this special day!
This package isn’t available at any of the other hotels in town, so you know you’ll be enjoying a truly unique experience! Combine your love of Belgian-style beer with a delightful stay at The Inn at Cooperstown, for a date night in Cooperstown they will never forget.
Stay at The Inn at Cooperstown
Whether you sign up for one of our special packages or just visit for a romantic weekend in Cooperstown, The Inn at Cooperstown is the place to stay! Our beautifully restored 1874 historic hotel is located in the heart of town and provides a peaceful setting for couples to enjoy each other’s company.
Enjoy a quiet evening cozying up by the fire with a glass of wine and recounting the events of the day in our delightful lounge area. It features a warming fireplace and comfortable seating to enjoy a romantic evening together.
Choose from our luxury and premium suites, plus standard and classic rooms. The Luxury Suite features two bedrooms, a private entrance, a living area with a warming fireplace, and a spa hydro-massage tub for two. Of course, if you purchased our Valentine Bed and Brew package you are already booked for a two-night stay!
Our award-winning hotel is conveniently located near The Baseball Hall of Fame, Otsego Lake, and downtown – making it easy to enjoy all these date night ideas in Cooperstown.