Summer travel season is back, but with gasoline prices reaching upwards of $5 for most regions around the Empire State, it's getting tougher to stick to budgets. While fuel may have gotten more expensive, there are plenty of nearby attractions to enjoy on just a tankful from the city of Syracuse.  

Spectrum News 1 has put together some gas-friendly getaways around New York state for the whole family to enjoy this summer.

On our third stop of the series, we're heading South to Cooperstown.

To Cooperstown From Syracuse
One way trip: 1hr 35min / 93.3 miles
At 25mpg: 3.7 gallons of gas
At $5/gal: $18.66

Full trip: $37.32

The village of Cooperstown is recognized around the world for the Baseball Hall of Fame as the game has roots right here in Central New York. ​ Many enjoy walking along Main Street to find unique shops with merchandise and memorabilia.

Other sites like the Fenimore Art Museum or the Farmer's Museum are also good stops. The area is filled with Bed and Breakfast options, while many enjoy activities on nearby Otsego and Canadarago lakes.

The area is also filled with golf courses and a few well-known breweries for the adults, as well. Other favorites include places like the nearby Fly Creek Cider Mill where kids can interact with animals and get lots of goodies. ​

For more gas-friendly getaways, follow along with the series under the 'Around Syracuse' tab on the Spectrum News Central New York website.