5 Ways to Unwind and Re-energize


Whether you are spending your vacation time in Cooperstown or you are a local and just realized that the summer is half way over (eeeekkkk!) … you’re probably looking to unwind, kick back, relax and re-energize! This week’s Friday 5 features a few of our favorite ways to find relaxation in Cooperstown.


Play Golf with a View

What’s more relaxing than playing a leisurely round of golf next to beautiful Lake Otsego?! Overlooking the north end of the lake is Otsego Golf Club a 9-hole course that was opened over 125 years ago. At the South end of the lake you will find ‘Cooperstown’s Premier Golf CourseLeatherstocking Golf Course at The Otesaga Resort.

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Catch a Show

Sit back and let the captivating cast at Glimmerglass Festival take you out of reality for a few hours. The 2018 lineup includes performances of The Cunning Little Vixen, The Barber of Seville, Silent Night, West Side Story, concerts, artist talks, and more.

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Grab a Drink

… or a few! The Cooperstown Beverage Trail has something for every palate. Sample some tasty brews at Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown Brewing Company, and Butternuts Beer and Ale. Tickle your taste bud with the wines at Pail Shop Vineyards, Rustic Ridge Winery, Bear Pond Winery, and the Fly Creek Cider Mill. Sample some spirts at Cooperstown Distillery. Take the worry out of your adventure with Cooperstown’s premier Beverage Trial Host, Doubleday Drivers.

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Enjoy a Spa Day

Treat yourself to a unique massage experience or invigorating facial treatment at the Hawkeye Spa at The Otesaga Resort. Get a fresh look with a hair styling session at Flawless on Main or enjoy a relaxing manicure and pedicure.

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Try a Reiki Session

Give yourself the gift of rejuvenation with a Reiki session from Yippee! Reiki. Reiki, an ancient Japanese technique, is a soothing, non-invasive, powerful way to energize the body, mind and spirit. Yippee! Reiki also offers shamanic practices, astrology readings and gemstone classes.