Visiting the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, is a homerun for those who are big fans of America’s favorite pastime. The museum honors the game and its players and is guaranteed to knock it out of the park for your family. Looking for a good family hotel within walking distance of the famous landmark? Consider one of these family-friendly hotels near the Baseball Hall of Fame. Some of them even offer packages with Baseball Hall of Fame tickets included.
Written by Courtney Elko
The Inn at Cooperstown
The quaint and historic Inn at Cooperstown is within walking distance of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Families can stroll through Cooperstown to arrive at the museum, which is only a block and half away. The 18 guestrooms give off a bed and breakfast feel, but families can fit nicely in the connecting rooms. The two-bedroom, two-story luxury suite offers a private entrance, fireplace, sleeper sofa and mini-fridge, and it can fit a family of five comfortably.
Lake N Pines Motel
This affordable Cooperstown hotel is located about 15 minutes from the Baseball Hall of Fame, but its proximity to Otsego Lake makes it ideal. The Lake N Pines Motel's lakefront beach area is picturesque in the summer months and kids will love paddling around in the complimentary paddleboats. An indoor and outdoor pool are both available, too, so there is never a time when the kids can't take a dip. After spending the day exploring the history of the baseball diamond at the Hall of Fame, families will love to head back to this diamond-in-the-rough motel for some lakeside fun and relaxation.
The Otesaga Resort Hotel
If your family is looking for more luxury on the lake, the Otesaga Resort Hotel is a great Baseball Hall of Fame hotel. The lakefront resort features canoes and rowboats to use in the lake, an outdoor pool, tennis courts and golf. It is only a 10-minute walk to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Be sure to check for baseball packages when staying at Otesaga Resort because some of the deals include tickets to the Baseball Hall of Fame or behind-the-scenes tours with your stay. The resort offers several suite options that include fireplaces and lake views.
The Cooper Inn
This National Baseball Hall of Fame hotel is just two blocks from the museum. Accommodations are small for families at The Cooper Inn, with a queen and twin bed featured in some guestrooms. The Cooper Inn may be best for families with small children or just one child. But children under 4 years old do stay for free. Hotel packages can also be found here, with tickets to the Baseball Hall of Fame included in your room rate.
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