President Obama visited Cooperstown on May 22, 2014 to discuss the tourism industry. Of course Cooperstown with its Baseball Hall of Fame, Glimmerglass Opera and quaint downtown makes a perfect destination. But what are some other tourist attractions the president missed while he was in the region?

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    Trenton Falls

    Once as popular as Niagara Falls, Trenton Falls in northern Oneida County is now under private ownership and only opens to the public for four weekends each year. I bet they'd open for a president, if he asked.

  • 2

    Munson Williams Proctor Arts Instute

    Founded by prominent Utica families of the past, MWPAI is a bastion of fine art in Upstate New York.

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    Erie Canal Village

    Erie Canal Village is a living history museum in Rome that chronicles the mid 1800s when trade along the canal flourished.

    Bonus: Contained within the park is the historic site of the Revolutionary War-era Fort Bull.

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    Madison - Bouckville Antiques Corridor

    Antique shops line US Route 20 between the village of Madison and the hamlet of Bouckville. Summer weekends the area comes alive with treasure hunters.

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    Turning Stone Resort Casino

    The biggest engine that drives tourism in Central New York is Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona.

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