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Families will love:

  • The National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Perfect for multigenerational vacations
  • Lots of kid-family museums and attractions

Have a baseball fan or two in your brood? While the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, which pays an exceptional and memorable tribute to America's favorite pastime, is probably the biggest draw in Cooperstown, New York, there are several museums and family attractions that make this upstate New York destination worthy of a visit. Just about 90 minutes from ... more
Have a baseball fan or two in your brood? While the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, which pays an exceptional and memorable tribute to America's favorite pastime, is probably the biggest draw in Cooperstown, New York, there are several museums and family attractions that make this upstate New York destination worthy of a visit. Just about 90 minutes from Albany, the State Capitol, The National Baseball Hall of Fame is open year-round and other enjoyable museums are open seasonally, usually from April through November. You can also explore Doubleday Field, the first baseball field, just two blocks from the Hall, as well as family-friendly recreational spots like parks and lakefront destinations.

An especially nice aspect of Cooperstown is its multigenerational appeal. If grandparents are part of the trip, they can share their memories of baseball with grandchildren. Moms and dads can reminisce about their favorite teams and memories as they travel back in time. Kids will especially enjoy the National Baseball Hall of Fame, which boasts special programs, interactive exhibits, statistics on players and films. This is Baseball town, U.S.A. and families should plan on spending one, two or even three full days here.

Written by Erica Lamberg less

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