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Winter in Ithaca
Winter is the perfect time to visit Ithaca. With exhilarating outdoor activities and cozy indoor spaces in equal measure, there are plenty of things to do this time of year. Start by exploring our wonderland of waterfalls, including a few of our winter favorites. Continue the snowy fun with sledding, ice skating, and cross country skiing.
Once you’ve worked up an appetite, Ithaca’s restaurants serve up delicious flavors from a variety of cuisines. If it’s beverages you’re after, Ithaca is ready to impress. Explore America’s First Wine Trail or enjoy local craft beverages at our breweries and cideries.
Cap off your visit at one of Ithaca’s trusted hotels. Depending on your plans, a bed and breakfast or vacation rental might offer just the right mix of ambiance and amenities. Regardless of where you stay, the holiday season is the perfect excuse to get out for some shopping. Our Gift Guide is full of ideas for local, thoughtful, handmade gifts.
Whether you’re traveling for the holidays or looking to relax after all the excitement, Ithaca’s winter charms await. Start planning your getaway.
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