6 Great Attractions within an Hour of Fieldstone Farm Resort
Fieldstone Farm Resort is a perfect location for your Cooperstown area vacation. We are centrally located and easily accessible to many great attractions within a short drive. Here are just a few of our favorites! Visit the links below to learn more about each attraction.
Join Erie Canal Cruises on one of the Lil’ Diamond vessels for a fun and historically fascinating cruise, back to a time when the canal was just a vision and the barges were pulled by mules and horses. Travel thru a hundred year old lock, relax and enjoy – you’ll be glad you did!
Herkimer Diamonds are beautiful double-terminated quartz crystals found in Herkimer, New York. Spend the day mining! Go prepared with safety eye wear, gloves and closed toe shoes. You may also bring any additional equipment such as chisels, screens, small shovels, buckets, and other hammers (up to a 12 lb sledge). They recommend dressing for the weather and bringing sunscreen.
The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie
The Arkell Museum at Canajoharie and the Canajoharie Library promote and celebrate the understanding and enjoyment of the arts and humanities in Canajoharie, the Mohawk Valley, and beyond. The Arkell Museum collects, preserves, researches and presents American Art and Mohawk Valley History, and promotes active participation in art and history related activities, to enhance knowledge, appreciation and personal exploration by all.
Howe Caverns is the largest show cave (those open to the public) in the Northeast. In addition, the new Howe High Adventure Park includes a four tower Zip Line, Sky Trail Ropes Course, a 26 ft climbing wall and air jumper (seasonal, May-Oct). A new 6000 sq ft Gemstone Mining building is open year-round gemstone panning for semi-precious minerals. Adjacent to the Gemstone mining building, is a 250 seat three-season Pavilion that may be reserved for events.
Cultivating an understanding of the rural heritage that has shaped our land, communities and American culture. The Farmers’ Museum opened its doors to the public in 1944. At that time, the museum had 5,000 tools and objects, including important collections amassed by the Otsego County Historical Society; William B. Sprague, founder of the Early American Industries Association; and the Wyckoff family, one of Brooklyn’s oldest farming families. Today the museum’s collections number more than 23,000 artifacts.
Over 160 classic and vintage vehicles are on display in 5 connected, climate-controlled buildings at the Northeast Classic Car Museum. Exhibits include the Fabulous Franklins, Cars Made in New York State, the Post-War collection and more. Visitors are also treated to original videos, WWI & WWII aircraft engines, period fashions, and much more.
These are just a few of the opportunities in our area – there are many more that we are happy to share with you during your stay! Call us today to reserve rooms for your vacation.