Tourists thinking of visiting Cookstown should review all available hotels online before they book hotels, and they should also compare hotels and Bed & Breakfasts in the area. Popular Cookstown hotels include Glenavon House, the Royal and the Greenvale as well as the Manor View and Tullylagen Country House, which are also on the list of local cheap hotels. Cookstown pubs are known for their friendly staff members and their comprehensive beer selections while restaurants in Cookstown include everything from traditional Irish and English eateries to American diners. Cookstown is also a haven for sportslovers, and, should they visit during April, they will be able to watch the Cookstown 100 National Road Race, which opens the motor bike racing season in Ireland. For those who prefer football, they have a choice between watching the Killymoon Rangers and Coagh United.
Although Cookstown no longer has a railway station, the general Cookstown area is serviced by no less than 21 Ulsterbus routes, and the town is also situated fairly close to several airports. The nearest international airport is Belfast International, which is only 34 miles away, and this is followed by Dublin International and Glasgow International, which, at 92 and 130 miles away respectively, are both significantly further away. As far as the smaller airports are concerned, Londonderry Eglinton is the closest at 32 miles away, with Belfast City following close behind at 35 miles away.