The Otsego County area, whose name is derived from a Mohawk word meaning "place of the rock," blends heritage with natural beauty in the rolling foothills of the northern Catskills. Culture is abundant with world class opera, national art exhibitions, theater and concerts, and a rich historical past is evident everywhere from hands-on history museums and American Indian art to baseball games. The hunt for antiques and crafts never ends along the rural roads of the area and the quaint country inns of Otsego offer serenity and comfort unlike anywhere else. Popular attractions range in theme from science to history to agriculture to sports: The Joseph L. Popp Jr. Butterfly Conservatory, The Petrified Creatures Museum of Natural History, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad, The Farmers Museum, National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, Northeast Classic Car Museum and Glimmerglass Opera. The Otsego County area entertains a wide variety of travelers, from art lovers and history buffs to sports fanatics and antique-hunters.