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bridge across Taughannock Falls
Waterfalls and wide open spaces could be just the retreat that you need.
Visit Ithaca this spring, or book ahead and give yourself something to look forward to. (Taughannock Falls State Park image by Stu Gallagher)

Retreat to Ithaca

Our hospitality professionals are here to greet you with safety & comfort top of mind. You'll find unbeatable deals this spring!


To a land of gorges, waterfalls and outdoor beauty.
To a community of academics, artists and adventurists.
To a place to disconnect, rejuvenate and leave inspired.


See Getaway Deals

Spring getaway deals for 2022 will be shared in March.

All offers are valid April 1 through July 1, 2021 based on availability and must be booked directly with accommodation. Please be prepared to show this page upon redemption and mention "Retreat to Ithaca." Some blackout dates may apply at the discretion of the individual business.

Hotel Deals (Sample deals from spring 2021)

  • 20% Off Room at Hilton Garden Inn Downtown
  • 15% Off Room at Ithaca Marriott Downtown
  • 20% Off Room at Quality Inn Ithaca - University Area
  • 20% Off Room at Best Western University Inn
  • 15% Off Room at Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca
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Getaway Packages at Inns, Bed & Breakfasts, and Unique Accommodations

  • Breakfast for two and Spa credit with overnight stay, Relax and Rejuvenate at La Tourelle Hotel
  • Overnight stay at The Statler Hotel at Cornell University, with parking and breakfast for two in Taverna Banfi
  • Complimentary 75 min Couples Massage or 2-hr Boat Ride w/ 5 night stay at Inn at Gothic Eves
  • Locally roasted Copper Horse coffee beans & fresh maple syrup to take home, with two-night stay at Thomas Farm Bed & Breakfast

Food & Beverage Deals

  • 15% Off at Kilpatrick's Publick House
  • 15% Off at Monk's on the Commons
  • 20% Off online curbside orders at Ithaca Beer Co. (use code RETREAT2ITHACA)
  • 15% Off take-out at Hazelnut Kitchen when ask for the Retreat to Ithaca deal at time of order
  • Half-priced raw oysters & clams 4-6pm at Maxie's Supper Club

Activities and Perks

  • 15% Off a boat cruise on Cayuga Lake aboard the MV Teal (use code VisitIthaca2021)
  • 15% Off all Mainstage tickets at the Hangar Theatre (use code ITHACA at checkout online or mention by phone)
  • 15% Off kayak rentals Monday-Thursday with Paddle-N-More, use unique booking link for each departure location Myers Park rental; Stewart Park rental; Taughannock Falls State Park rental
  • Free bookstore sticker at Buffalo Street Books (mention Retreat to Ithaca)
  • Free Ithaca is Gorges sticker at the Downtown Visitor Center (mention Retreat to Ithaca)
Field and outdoor dining at Ithaca Beer Co
Wide open spaces at Ithaca Beer Co.


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Cayuga Lake Wineries

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COVID-19 Information for Visitors

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