About our local area

Our  Bed & Breakfast is located in the quaint village of Sharon Springs in Upstate NY. Situated on a quiet side street within walking distance to great shops and restaurants. We are located in beautiful Schoharie County New York that boasts great hiking and biking trails, wonderful museums, adventures like Howe Caverns, plentiful fresh farm markets, maple product producers, antique stores , fabulous events and beautiful scenery. We are also close to the Mohawk Valley and Cooperstown areas. There is also a local Beverage Trail that includes local breweries, wineries and distilleries for those that want to sample some of out local products.
Our spacious guest rooms all feature private baths, TV’s, luxurious towels ,sheets and bath amenities plus plush queen size beds . Suites are available that can accomodate up to 4 people. Our huge front porch is a great place to relax and enjoy the quiet neighborhood and occasional white tail deer that passes through our lawns. We are open from Mid-April through Mid- October.
We opened the New York House in the Spring of 2011 and since then have enjoyed hundreds of guests from around the world. Kelly is a fabulous baker and creates scrumptious homemade breakfasts every morning. Bruce, who was born and raised in Sharon Springs, takes care of the grounds and also can give guests ideas of what to do or see while in the area.

There are attractions to suit every taste within easy driving distance.

These are just a few to get you started!

• The Alice Busch Theater at Glimmerglass Opera

• The Auriesville Shrine

• Cooperstown: including the Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown Beverage Trail  ,The Farmers’ MuseumFenimore Art Museum,Ommegang Brewery, Otsego Lake

• Hyde Hall

• The George Landis Arboretum, Esperance

• Herkimer Diamond Mines

• Howe Caverns & Secret CavernsHowe’s Cave

• Iroquois Indian Museum

• The Old Stone Fort, Schoharie

• The Town of Canajoharie, just a short drive north of Sharon Springs through idyllic countryside

• The City of Saratoga, including the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and Saratoga Race Track

• Albany’s State Museum and the State Capitol

Check out these helpful websites for more ideas.





More Local Areas of Interest


Canajoharie Art Gallery, local galleries & shops
Canajoharie Country Club
Erie Canal Bicycle and Walking Path
Mohawk Indian Community & Gift Shop
Van Alstine Homestead circa 1730
Waterfront Park & Marina
Wintergreen Park


Cherry Valley Museum
Cherry Valley Revolutionary War landmarks


National Baseball Hall of Fame
The Farmer’s Museum
Fennimore House Museum
Glimmerglass Opera Theater
Glimmerglass State Park & Campground
Hyde Hall
Ommegang Belgian Brewery
Otsego Golf Club


Beaver Sprite Nature Center
Historic Daniel Green Manufacturing Center
Lyndon Lyon African Violets Greenhouses
Rain Dance Farm Alpaca Shop


Fort Plain Museum
Fort Plain Revolutionary War Site
Erie Canal Lock #15 & Picnic Area
Erie Canal Bicycle and Walking Path


Auriesville Shrine
Fonda Speedway
Fonda Fairgrounds


Herkimer Diamond Mines
Erie Canal Cruise boat tours
Erie Canal Lock #17
Herkimer Marina
Mohawk Valley Country Club


Howe Caverns
Iroquois Indian Museum
Secret Caverns


1763 Sir William Johnson State Historic Site
Peck’s Lake
Peck’s Park Historical Society & Museum


Holy Trinity Russian Monastery


General Herkimer Home
1769 Indian Castle Church
Little Falls Antique Center
Canal Place Specialty Boutique Shops
Canal Place Art and Antiques
Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts
Little Falls Marina & Boat Rentals
Little Falls Municipal Golf Course
Erie Canal Lock # 17
Erie Canal Bicycle & Walking Path


Crystal Diamond Mines
1747 Nellis Tavern and Homesite
Fort Klock Historic Restoration circa 1750
St. Johnsville Marina & Campground
Erie Canal Lock #16 (Mindenville)
Erie Canal Bicycle and Walking Path

One Hour or Less Away From
The New York House


Crossgates Mall – Macy’s, Filene’s, Chico’s, Lord & Taylor,
Empire State Plaza & Albany Museum
Albany Airport


Saratoga Race Course (flat track) – July & August
Museum of Dance
Racing Museum


Utica Zoo
Meyda Tiffany Factory & Shop
Munson-Williams Art Institute
The Sculpture Space
Matt’s Brewery
Turning Stone Casino (Verona)


Sacandaga Lake
Caroga Lake
Canada Lake

Day Trips


Adirondack Museum (Blue Mountain Lake, NY)
Adirondack Scenic Railroad (Thendara)
Enchanted Forest Water Safari (Old Forge, NY)
Syracuse, NY (1 ½ hours)


from The New York House

BOSTON, MA – (3 hours)
NEW YORK CITY – (3 hours)
NIAGARA FALLS (3 ½ – 4 hours)