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Sharon-Springs is a historic village in Schoharie County in Central New York. The town is known for its unique architecture that dates back to when the village was an internationally famous health spa. Today, the population of Sharon Springs is approximately 550 full time residents. The village of Sharon Springs lies within the northwest part of the Town of Sharon but it incorporated as a village in 1871, absorbing the neighborhood of Rockville during the process. Sharon Springs became a highly fashionable and popular spa during the 19th century thanks to the abundance of sulpher, magnesium and chalybeate mineral springs at the site of the town. The most famous of the springs - both in the 1800s and today - is called Gardner Spring. The village lost some of its popularity during Prohibition and also with the growing attractions of horse racing in nearby Saratoga Springs. However, there has been a growing restoration and rebirth of Sharon Springs within the past 15 years. There is now a thriving commercial district and a growing tourist trade in the whole region. In addition, there are approximately 180 historical buildings in the village, including bathhouses, hotels and homes that date to the 19th century and early 20th century that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A historic walking tour is available along the Main Street of town. Other activities in Sharon Springs include summer street concerts, a childrens theater, craft fairs, hiking and sightseeing along the beautiful highways and back country roads surrounding the village.

Surrounding areas: Cherry Valley, New York (6.7 mi), Cooperstown, New York (17.1 mi), Middleburgh, New York (19.9 mi), Jefferson, New York (20.4 mi), Stamford, New York (26.6 mi), Galway Lake, New York (31.4 mi), Oneonta, New York (32.6 mi)

Sharon Springs Vacation Rentals




Sharon Springs Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Rodeway Inn93 E Grand StPalatine Bridge, NY8.3 mi.(518) 673-3233
Best Western Inn Cobleskill121 Burgin DrCobleskill, NY10.6 mi.(518) 234-4321
Best Western Inn Of CobleskillCampus Dr ExtCobleskill, NY10.6 mi.(518) 234-4321
Super 8955 East Main StCobleskill, NY10.8 mi.(518) 234-4888
Econolodge CobleskillPloss RdRichmondville, NY11.5 mi.(518) 294-7739
Lake Front Motel10 Fair StCooperstown, NY16.8 mi.(607) 547-9511
Best Western Inn At The Common50 Commons DrCooperstown, NY16.9 mi.(607) 547-9439
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cooperstown4758 State Hwy 28Cooperstown, NY16.9 mi.(607) 547-8000
Lake N Pines Motel7102 St Hwy 80Cooperstown, NY16.9 mi.(800) 615-5253
The Cooper Inn15 Chestnut StCooperstown, NY17.0 mi.(607) 547-2567
The Inn At Cooperstown16 Chestnut StCooperstown, NY17.0 mi.(607) 547-5756
Econolodge-Fultonville123 Riverside DrFultonville, NY17.1 mi.(518) 853-4511
Cooperstown MotelChestnut And Beaver StCooperstown, NY17.5 mi.(607) 547-2301
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & SuitesRd 2Schoharie, NY18.0 mi.(518) 295-6088
Major League Motor InnRt 28Fly Creek, NY19.3 mi.(607) 547-2266
Village MotelE Main StRidgefield Springs, NY19.3 mi.(315) 858-1540
Super 8 Motel Hyde Park528 Albany PO RdHyde Park, NY19.7 mi.(845) 229-0088
Holiday Inn Johnstown Gloversville Ny308 N Comrie AveJohnstown, NY20.2 mi.(518) 762-4686
Super 8 Motel301 N Comrie AveJohnstown, NY20.2 mi.(518) 736-1800
Best Western Little Falls Motor Inn20 Albany StLittle Falls, NY21.0 mi.(313) 823-4954
Howard Johnson Inn & Suites4470 State Hwy 28Milford, NY21.9 mi.(607) 286-7600
Super 8 MotelRt 30 SAmsterdam, NY23.9 mi.(518) 843-5888
Herkimer Motel100 Marginal RdHerkimer, NY24.1 mi.(315) 866-0490
The Prospect Inn200 N Prospect StHerkimer, NY24.6 mi.(315) 866-4400

Sharon Springs Weather & Climate

The Heartland of New York contains over 9,000 square miles of glacial lakes, rolling hills and beautiful valleys. This region has a distinct four-season climate with comfortable summers and moderate humidity and cold, snowy winters. The Syracuse area receives some of the heaviest snowfalls in the nation. Average summer temperatures are 72 degrees Fahrenheit. Precipitation in the region ranges from 36 inches to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt, with the heaviest received in the northeast segment of the region. Though brief, autumn is crisp, clear and cool - perfect weather for sightseeing along the country roads. The first frost of the season is generally in late September or early October.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 28°F 11°F 3.14 in. -
February 31°F 13°F 2.65 in. -
March 40°F 22°F 3.72 in. -
April 53°F 33°F 3.93 in. -
May 66°F 44°F 4.31 in. -
June 74°F 52°F 4.58 in. -
July 78°F 57°F 4.41 in. -
August 76°F 56°F 4.07 in. -
September 68°F 48°F 4.15 in. -
October 57°F 38°F 3.61 in. -
November 45°F 29°F 3.89 in. -
December 33°F 17°F 3.32 in. -

Sharon Springs Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Schenectady County airport (SCH) located about 35 miles east of Sharon Springs in Schenectady, New York, the Albany International airport (ALB) located approximately 41 miles east of Sharon Springs in Albany, New York, the Oneida County airport (UCA) located roughly 45 miles northwest of Sharon Springs in Utica, New York, and finally the Griffiss Airpark airport (RME) located around 50 miles northwest of Sharon Springs in Rome, New York.

Sharon Springs Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Sherman's Amusement ParkCaroga LakeNY25.6 mi.
Hoffman's PlaylandLathamNY43.7 mi.
JeepersAlbanyNY44.8 mi.
Sylvan BeachSylvan BeachNY62.7 mi.
Great EscapeLake GeorgeNY63.1 mi.
Magic Forest ParkLake GeorgeNY63.1 mi.
Enchanted ForestOld ForgeNY65.7 mi.
 
Water Parks
Zoom Flume Water ParkDurhamNY35.5 mi.
Water Slide WorldLake GeorgeNY63.1 mi.
Enchanted Forest/Water SafariOld ForgeNY65.7 mi.
Song Mountain Alpine SlideTullyNY75.7 mi.
Carousel Water & Fun ParkBeach LakePA86.9 mi.
Splash Down ParkFishkillNY94.5 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Canajoharie Country ClubCanajoharieNY7.6 mi.
Cobleskill Golf & Country ClubCobleskillNY11.2 mi.
Otsego Golf ClubSpringfield CenterNY12.9 mi.
Wellsville Country ClubWellsvilleNY18.3 mi.
Meadow Links Golf CourseRichfield SpringsNY18.8 mi.
Fox Run Golf ClubJohnstownNY19.2 mi.
Hales Mills Country ClubJohnstownNY19.2 mi.
Little Falls Municipal Golf CourseLittle FallsNY20.9 mi.
Holland Meadows Golf CourseGloversvilleNY22.5 mi.
Kingsboro Golf ClubGloversvilleNY22.5 mi.
Amsterdam Municipal Golf CourseAmsterdamNY24.0 mi.
Mohawk Valley Country ClubHerkimerNY24.0 mi.
Nick Stoner Municipal Golf CourseCaroga LakeNY24.1 mi.
Cobble Hill Golf CourseElizabethtownNY25.6 mi.
Dotys Golf CourseIlionNY25.6 mi.
Stamford Golf CourseStamfordNY26.6 mi.
Maple Crest Golf CourseFrankfortNY28.0 mi.
Pine Hills Golf CourseFrankfortNY28.0 mi.
Briar Creek Golf CoursePrincetownNY28.3 mi.
Hillcrest Golf & Country ClubPrincetownNY28.3 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Shu-maker MountainLittle FallsNY21.1 mi.
Scotch ValleyStamfordNY26.9 mi.
Ski PlattekillRoxburyNY35.5 mi.
Ski WindhamWindhamNY38.5 mi.
Hunter MountainHunterNY45.1 mi.
Belleayre MoutainHighmountNY45.5 mi.
Willard MountainGreenwichNY60.1 mi.
West MountainGlens FallsNY60.6 mi.
Gore MountainNorth CreekNY68.4 mi.
Snow RidgeTurinNY70.0 mi.
CatamountHillsdaleNY70.1 mi.
Brodie MountainNew AshfordMA71.2 mi.
Mount ToneLake ComoPA75.0 mi.
Butternut Ski AreaGreat BarringtonMA76.2 mi.
Holiday MountainMonticelloNY78.9 mi.
BromleyManchester CenterVT83.1 mi.
Elk MountainUnion DalePA87.0 mi.
Otis RidgeOtisMA88.2 mi.
StrattonStratton MountainVT89.3 mi.
Berkshire EastCharlemontMA89.5 mi.
 
State Parks
Sir William Johnson State ParkNY19.4 mi. 
Adirondack State ParkNY20.5 mi. 
Max V Shaul State ParkNY20.6 mi. 
Gilbert Lake State ParkNY29.7 mi. 
Thacher State ParkNY33.1 mi. 
 
Museums
Canajoharie Library and Art GalleryCanajoharieNY7.9 mi.(Art)
Caverns Creek Grist Mill MuseumHowes CaveNY13.9 mi.(Technology)
Eagle Mills Cider Co.BroadalbinNY28.0 mi.(Technology)
Hanford Mills MuseumEast MeredithNY29.3 mi.(History)
National Bottle MuseumBallston SpaNY41.4 mi.(Technology)
Irish American Heritage MuseumAlbanyNY44.8 mi.(History)
Albany Institute of History & ArtAlbanyNY44.8 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
New York State MuseumAlbanyNY44.8 mi.(Science)
University Art MuseumAlbanyNY44.8 mi.(Art)
National Museum of DanceSaratoga SpringsNY46.6 mi.(Miscellaneous)
National Museum of Racing and Hall of FameSaratoga SpringsNY46.6 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Tang Teaching Museum and Art GallerySaratoga SpringsNY46.6 mi.(Art)
Rensselaer County Historical Society at the Hart-Cluett MansionTroyNY47.2 mi.(History)
Troy's RiverSpark Visitor CenterTroyNY47.2 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Utica ZooUticaNY37.6 mi.
Burnet Park ZooSyracuseNY79.4 mi.
Ross Park ZooBinghamtonNY82.0 mi.
Trevor ZooMillbrookNY84.3 mi.


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