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From small cascades to thundering waterfalls that drop hundreds of feet, Ithaca is renowned for its spectacular landscape featuring lush rolling hills, scenic gorges and of course, the more than 100 majestic waterfalls around the region.
Six Mile Creek harvest crush bucket
Finger Lakes Wine
There are over 25 wineries on Cayuga Lake, each boasting unique flavors that express the sweet & quirky personalities of Ithaca. You're guaranteed to find one you like but we recommend trying them all, just to be sure.
Bicycle by Cayuga Lake with two people
Outdoor Adventures
Ithaca is a hidden gem for outdoor adventurists! Run, hike and bike the gorges. There is a path or trail for every level!
Discovery Trail
Discovery Trail
The Discovery Trail is a collaboration of eight brainy, fascinating family-friendly attractions within Tompkins County - or an easy drive from Downtown Ithaca. The Discovery Trail offers innovative, inspiring, and influential activities and entertainment
Colleges & Universities
Colleges & Universities
A Thriving Educational Community
Ithaca, NY is carved by gorges and waterfalls, but it's shaped by its educational institutions, Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Tompkins County Community College.
Performing arts group in Ithaca
Theater & Arts
Enhance your Ithaca experience by catching a show from one of our local theatre groups! With national recording artists and broadway-caliber theatre mixed with young, undiscovered talents, Ithaca is an arts hub that will leave you with a fresh new perspec
Local Art in Ithaca
Local Art in Ithaca
From local, handmade art, to well-known 20th century tastemakers, Ithaca is home to an incredible art scene. Be sure to take in a gallery or three while you're here!
Downtown Ithaca Commons
Downtown Ithaca Commons
Visit the award-winning Downtown Ithaca Commons. A four-block pedestrian shopping area with over 100 unique shops, restaurants, street vendors & street entertainers; adjacent to Cornell University & Ithaca College. Year round events and festivals. In the
The Cider Trail
Breweries & Cideries
Find your perfect brew in Ithaca! Many breweries and cideries are popping up around town and who says you can't try them all?

Things to do in Ithaca

Ithaca Activities

You never know what you'll discover with all the things to do in Ithaca. It could be something fleeting, like a rainbow in the mist of one of the many Ithaca waterfalls, or something powerful, like insight from an acclaimed speaker on campus at Cornell University. Or, attend one of the events in Ithaca and make memories that will last a lifetime. Whatever you choose, you won't want to forget your camera!

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Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention & Visitors Bureau
904 East Shore Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: (607) 272-1313 | Toll Free: (800)-28-ITHACA
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The official web site of Ithaca, New York and Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau in the Finger Lakes. Complete guide to Ithaca, NY hotels, attractions, dining, shopping and recreation with maps and driving directions.
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