Some Local Places of Interest

Just an hour from Albany, Sharon Springs is situated in the middle of the glorious countryside of the Leatherstocking Region of New York State.

At mile 61 of the New York State Route 20 Scenic Byway, Sharon Springs is a great starting point for traveling west. Passing through Central New York; with a working landscape, lakes, tranquil communities and historical places, Route 20 offers a reflection of Americana.

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.

www.cooperstownchamber.org

www.glimmerglass.org

www.schohariechamber.com

www.sharonspringschamber.com

More Local Areas of Interest

CANAJOHARIE

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

Cherry Valley Museum
Cherry Valley Revolutionary War landmarks

COOPERSTOWN

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

DOLGEVILLE

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

FORT PLAIN

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

FONDA / FULTONVILLE

Auriesville Shrine
Fonda Speedway
Fonda Fairgrounds

HERKIMER

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

HOWE’S CAVE/ COBLESKILL

Howe Caverns
Iroquois Indian Museum
Secret Caverns

JOHNSTOWN

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

JORDANVILLE

Holy Trinity Russian Monastery

LITTLE FALLS

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

ST. JOHNSVILLE

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

ALBANY

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

SARATOGA SPRINGS

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

UTICA AREA

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

ADIRONDACKS

Sacandaga Lake
Caroga Lake
Canada Lake

Day Trips

ADIRONDACKS

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

DISTANCES

from The New York House

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