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Outdoor Places to Dine this Summer

Ithaca Beer Co. photo by Casey Martin The return of warm weather means outdoor dining options are back, and the Ithaca area is full of them. When it comes to outdoor dining, Ithaca’s Commons and Restaurant Row come quickly to mind. There you will find plenty of restaurants all next door to one…

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22 eco-friendly activities for sustainable travel in Ithaca

Beyond Earth Day, here are some eco-friendly things to do that minimize waste and leave a smaller carbon footprint on your sustainable vacation. The city has recently made headlines for its commitment to decarbonizing buildings, but finding ways to lessen the impact of humans on the environment is a…

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Women in Wellness

With so many women-owned businesses to explore, we recognize the role of women in shaping history within the region. Ithaca is just a short drive from Seneca Falls, home of the first Women’s Rights Convention. Today, the drive along the Cayuga Lake hillsides is dotted with female winemakers, cider…

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Family Staycation in Ithaca

Robert Treman State Park, upper entrance We love spring! As soon as the first warm rays of sunshine make it through the clouds after the long winter, crocuses and snow drops poke their heads out of the ground, birdsong fills the air, and Ithacans stream out of their houses to soak up the warmth…

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Graduation Weekends 2022

Congratulations to all the Class of 2022 graduates from Ithaca College and Cornell University. We look forward to welcoming your visiting friends and family to the Ithaca area as they celebrate your accomplishments. Ithaca College’s primary day of graduation is Sunday, May 22…

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Ithaca Landmarks and Historical Buildings

Restaurants and Eateries that Transcend Generations Purity Ice Cream: Celebrating its 85th Anniversary in 2021, Purity Ice Cream is quintessentially Ithacan; few from the area can imagine summer days without a cone or sundae in Purity’s distinctive white and red bowls. Operating in the same location…

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Black-Owned Businesses in Ithaca

Spend any amount of time in Ithaca and you’ll quickly see why the city is regularly recognized in lists of best places to live: its beauty goes well beyond waterfalls. We feel lucky to live in such a diverse and dynamic community—and to welcome visitors who are genuinely curious to get to know us…

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October Fun in Ithaca

Check out these options for heated outdoor seating areas that also offer food and drinks. Argos Inn and Bar Argos Downtown Ithaca Marriott Downtown and Monks on The Commons Downtown Ithaca Canopy by Hilton and The Strand Downtown Ithaca Inn at Taughannock off Rt 96 near Taughannock Falls, near…

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