What can you do here that's unique?
Hiking and Waterfalls - Take a hike to Taughannock
Falls, Cascadilla Gorge or any of the 100-plus waterfalls in Ithaca. In
the summer, swim underneath one of the waterfalls and cool off from the heat!
Wine, Craft Beer & Cider - Enjoy a Finger Lakes wine tasting
experience on the Cayuga Wine Trail, the nation's first wine trail. You
can also sample local craft beer, hard cider and artisan spirits along the
Delicious Food - Savor a meal at the
famous Moosewood Restaurant; or any of the county's locally-owned
eateries. We are an agricultural epicenter waiting to bring the bounties of
local farms right to your fork!
Farmer's Market - Come hungry to the
sprawling Ithaca Farmers' Market, open on the lakefront every weekend,
April-December, and popping up in various Ithaca locations throughout the week.
Ice Cream Sundaes - Experience the quaint charm of
the city that invented the first ice cream sundae.
Boating - Go boating on Cayuga Lake. You can rent
kayaks at Paddle-N-More in Lansing or Puddledockers in Ithaca, or learn
about the Finger Lake's history and ecology in educational cruises with Ithaca
Ithaca's Discovery Trail - The Discovery Trail is a
partnership of top attractions: the kid-friendly Sciencenter, the world-famous
Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the animals of the Cayuga Nature Center, the beauty
of the Cornell Botanic Gardens, the amazing fossil specimens at the Museum of
the Earth, the art collections at Cornell's Johnson Museum, the local artifacts
at the History Center and the timely cultural events at the Tompkins Public Library.
Downtown Ithaca Commons - Stroll the Downtown Ithaca
Commons, a pedestrian mall that's the heart of the city's vibrant social,
shopping and dining scene.
Music - Enjoy free concerts in
Ithaca throughout the summer with music ranging from classical to jazz,
funk, and more!
Coffee - Stop by Gimme! Coffee's original location on
State Street and enjoy the award-winning coffee by Roast Magazine's "2013
Chosen Roaster of the Year".
Posted by: Visit Ithaca
Posted on: 28/09/2021