Ithaca — Come Visit in the Winter

January 30, 2012 at 3:07 pm 2 comments

Finger Lakes Summer

Taughannock Falls, higher than Niagara Falls, just outside of Ithaca

Great article in the Albany Times Union about winter fun in the Ithaca area

Ithaca may be best known as the home of both Cornell  University and Ithaca  College, but the city offers a cornucopia of attractions for  outdoors enthusiasts.

Situated in a valley on the southern tip of Cayuga Lake, about a three-hour  drive from Albany, the city’s streets slope steeply toward the water. There are  more than 100 waterfalls and gorges within 10 miles of Ithaca, leading to the  local slogan, “Ithaca is Gorges.”

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Besides great food, beer and gorges sites, Ithaca has a great music scene.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. hikinginparadise  |  February 21, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    Wow that’s really flowing! Nothing like the pics that I got. Ithaca is a wonderful place to visit. Some great vaca memories

  • 2. Katherine Coleman  |  September 21, 2013 at 4:45 pm

    for your readers information the Blue Spruce Retreat is a 10 bedroom 7.5 bath Victorian farmhouse with hot tub and sauna and fitness room perfect for a gathering. for more info see


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