Ithaca Vacation Packages, Tours & Travel Experiences
Located on the shores of New York State’s sparkling Finger Lakes region, Ithaca is a wet wonderland of cascading waterfalls, rapids, and gorges. Within a 10 mile radius of its downtown core, one can find more than 100 waterfalls of varying power and size, all contributing to a fluid beauty. Pack your bathing suit as you venture into Buttermilk Falls State Park, where summers can be spent splashing in the water and drying off while enjoying a picnic in the grass.
While flowing waterways pulse between Ithaca’s forests, the city’s art scene brings its own beat from the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. The building itself is a structural marvel, featuring dramatic concrete contrasts and open spaces designed by the famed I.M Pei’s architecture firm. For those who want a show, the State Theatre of Ithaca houses professional and community productions alike in a historic setting, where the stage is just as much of an attraction as the stories performed upon it.
Cozied up into the head of Cayuga Lake, Ithaca’s city centre is a lively mix of eclectic folks, creative eateries, and local boutiques. Stroll around the Ithaca Commons, a pedestrian-only zone that invites people to gather around live music performances and food festivals while shopping or grabbing a bite to eat. During the school year, thousands of Cornell University students warm the streets of Ithaca, where notable alumni like Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Bill Nye the Science Guy once walked the halls.
Ithaca, United States
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