Things To Do

Situated in the grassy hills of Cherry Valley, John Henry Bed & Breakfast is steps from restaurants, shops, and outdoor activities. We’re also a short drive from Sharon Springs and Cooperstown, home to some of the area’s most exciting attractions.

Museums and Historic Sites

The area surrounding John Henry Bed & Breakfast is home to many charming museums and historic sites. Visit any of these to immerse yourself in what makes Cherry Valley and Cooperstown special.

Outdoor Activities

Enjoy your time both inside and outside John Henry Bed & Breakfast! Cooperstown and the surrounding area is home to beautiful parks, not to mention a huge, breathtaking lake. Here are just some of the many opportunities for outdoor recreation in Cherry Valley:

Breweries and Distilleries

Cooperstown has no shortage of unique drinking options. Our area is proudly home to some of the country’s most remarkable craft beers and spirits.

Baseball Tourist Attractions

Cooperstown wouldn’t be the tourist attraction it is without its rich connection to America’s pastime.

Summertime Activities

Cooperstown comes alive during the summer. Whether you’ve traveled to our little pocket of New York as an Opera enthusiast, baseball fan or for our museums, you’re bound to find something to love here during a season of special events.

Local Eateries

At John Henry Bed & Breakfast, continue the high standards we set with our home-cooked breakfasts by eating at one of the many unforgettable restaurants located just steps from our door.

  • Live music at Rose & Kettle brings this restaurant to life on Thursday evenings. The restaurant’s chef and owner offers evening specials that are sure to delight the most discriminating palate. In addition, guests may chose from an eclectic dinner menu that includes a plentiful selection of comfort food as well.

  • Tryon Inn and Backdoor Bar offers affordable dining options, a wide array of drinks and daily chef specials.

In Cooperstown, you can enjoy divine food options along Otsego Lake, with the whole family, or with just your significant other.

  • Blue Mingo Grill is situated right on Otsego Lake, and its menu has a little something for everyone. The many Asian and Carribean options offered are known crowd-pleasers, and in true Cooperstown style, some of the menu offerings are baseball-themed.

  • Bocca Osteria is known as an ideal couples’ night destination. Head here for splendid Italian food and desserts, and don’t forget to make a reservation — especially during baseball season, this restaurant can get crowded quickly.

  • Cooperstown Back Alley Grille offers food options for the whole family. It’s just a block from the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, making it tough to miss. Parents can enjoy its extensive drinks menu while kids dig into traditional American food choices.

  • Alex’s World Bistro has a bit of something for everyone. Located right at the intersection of Main and Chestnut Streets, it’s impossible to miss. Many locals would say it’s just as impossible to resist.

  • Stagecoach Coffee is a Roastery and Espresso Bar serving fresh coffee, espresso and home-baked goods made with locally-sourced ingredients as well as bagels, sandwiches, smoothies, salads, soups and more. Located north of Main Street at the corner of Pioneer Street & Stagecoach Lane, in Cooperstown, NY.

A bit farther southwest in Oneonta lie some of our area’s most exciting food options:

  • The Autumn Cafe changes its specials menu not just daily, but with every meal. Similarly, you’ll never quite know what to expect with its weekend regional entertainment specials, making a visit here predictably unpredictable.

  • B Side Ballroom has a cuisine-hopping food menu and regular live music nights. Its amazing mixed drinks are among the most affordable you’ll find near Cherry Valley.

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