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Ithaca
"Ithaca is gorges" can be read on proud t-shirts across New York State, and there is definitely truth in advertising. Sitting on the shores of Cayuga Lake, the largest of the Finger Lakes, the hilly town of Ithaca is surrounded by dense forests, towering waterfalls, and many gorges. The natural beauty has a distinctly academic feel, as local universities have filled the woods with museums and education centers like The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, which features a 220 acre wildlife sanctuary.

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Cornell University
Cornell University
Attraction type: Educational Sites
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Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Attraction type: Educational Sites
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Sapsucker Woods
Sapsucker Woods
Attraction type: Forests
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Robert Treman State Park
Robert Treman State Park
Attraction type: State Parks
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Cornell Plantations
Cornell Plantations
Owner description: Cornell Plantations is an area of great natural beauty - part of one of America's most renowned university campuses. With a combined 4,300 acres featuring the arboretum... more Owner description: Cornell Plantations is an area of great natural beauty - part of one of America's most renowned university campuses. With a combined 4,300 acres featuring the arboretum, botanical garden, and natural areas of Cornell University, Cornell Plantations has a lot to offer. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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Saigon Kitchen
Saigon Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 233 restaurants in Ithaca
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
Just a Taste
Just a Taste
Ranked #2 of 233 restaurants in Ithaca
Cuisines: American, Tapas, Vegetarian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Purity Ice Cream Co
Purity Ice Cream Co
Ranked #3 of 233 restaurants in Ithaca
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Dining options: Late Night
Sangam Indian Cuisine
Sangam Indian Cuisine
Ranked #4 of 233 restaurants in Ithaca
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Mahogany Grill
Mahogany Grill
Ranked #5 of 233 restaurants in Ithaca
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Frog's Way B&B
Frog's Way B&B
$80 - $90
Ranked #8 of 20 Ithaca B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The William Henry Miller Inn
The William Henry Miller Inn
$155 - $235
Ranked #2 of 20 Ithaca B&B and Inns
Dewitt Park Inn
Dewitt Park Inn
$125 - $295
Ranked #3 of 20 Ithaca B&B and Inns
Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca
$169 - $244
Ranked #2 of 19 hotels in Ithaca
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Statler Hotel at Cornell University
4.0 of 5
The Statler Hotel at Cornell University
$232 - $368
Ranked #1 of 19 hotels in Ithaca
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