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Address: , Ithaca, NY
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Activities: Fishing, Motor-boating, Swimming
Description: One of the largest of New York's Finger Lakes, this area is used for...
One of the largest of New York's Finger Lakes, this area is used for swimming, boating, fishing and other outdoor recreational activities.
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Nice & easy.

Just went for a quick stop from the overlooking. Really breathtaking! You don't have to do any hiking to see it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Just went for a quick stop from the overlooking. Really breathtaking! You don't have to do any hiking to see it.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Cayuga Lake is one of the longest, deepest fingerlakes, surrounded by wine and cheese trails, beautiful forests, rolling hills, and waterfalls. There are so many sporting opportunities available and a winery hop is highly recommended. It should definitely not be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I went there to hike with a friend, and we found this place completely gorgeous ! The waterfall is very impressive, but the park is also very relaxing, allowing you to follow the river on a nice shady path under the trees :)

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Hatfield, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We took a hike to the falls. What a beautiful place. Enjoyed the nature and the views. There are several hiking trails you can take some are more rugged than others and longer.

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Southampton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My wife and I stopped to see the falls after dinner and the recommendation of the waiter. The view was gorgeous, as they say in Ithaca.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I will state upfront that I may have had unreasonable expectations for Cayuga Lake. Growing up and living near the ocean all my life, I expected the lake to be kind of blue and clear. A fantasy land lake, if you will. I was crestfallen to discover that the lake has a lot of sediment in it, making the water... More 

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Itahca is "Gorge-ious" the gorges are so stunning, and the waterfalls that come with them. Ithaca is one of my favorite places to visit when in he US. It is a pleasant tempeture in the summer, unlike NY city, which is often too hot nad humid. If you love vegetarian food, this is where the famous Mousewood Resturant and cookbooks... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

For me, no visit to the Ithaca area is complete without a visit to Taughannock Falls and some other part of Taughannock Falls State Park which is usually on the shores of Cayuga Lake! With the lake and much of the state park along its shores, the two are synonymous. I think Cayuga Lake is one of the prettiest of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

amazing waterfall one of the best i have ever seen, very easy hike for everyone and you can swim on some days, also dog friendly

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Bar Mills, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Really liked that it was easy to get to the view. The new visitors Center will make this a nice stop.

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