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Best New York Waterfalls
As the saying goes, "Ithaca is GORGES!"
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Events in Ithaca
There's always something going on in Ithaca and Tompkins County. Browse events by dates and see what's trending.
Ithaca Commons during fall
Downtown Ithaca Commons
One of Ithaca's most exciting and unique areas, the Ithaca Commons is a must-visit!
Fall pasta dish
Dining in Ithaca
With more restaurants per capita than New York City, Ithaca's culinary delights are second to none. Ithaca is Foodies!
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Staying in Ithaca?
Discover the wide variety of local accommodations, from large hotels to cozy B&Bs and so much more.

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Winter awaits in the Finger Lakes

In winter, Ithaca and Tompkins County’s stunning waterfalls transform into frozen wonders, creating an only-found-here outdoor recreation paradise. Go on a waterfall hike to nature’s frozen architectural wonders, cross-country ski through scenic parks, or go ice-skating on a frozen pond.

There’s nothing more soul-satisfying than a day spent exploring the snow-covered landscape followed by dinner at one of our best restaurants in Ithaca. From great burger spots to vegan restaurants offering an impressive menu, find your next favorite place to eat when you visit Ithaca and Tompkins County.

Winter is also the ideal time to plan your summer wedding in the Finger Lakes. Book one of our Ithaca wedding venues and spend the winter months dreaming about your big day!

Plan an overnight getaway with one of our winter vacation packages, and enjoy everything from wine tasting to exploring charming downtowns and frozen waterfalls.

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Experience the outdoors in every season.

cornell campus in winter

Discover Some of the Best Things to Do in Ithaca This Winter

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Join a local expert on one of these unique tours.