Life in Central New York

Ithaca, New York, and the central New York Finger Lakes area offer a wealth of entertainment, sports, tourism, and other interests. Here are just a few.

Minutes from Campus

  • Buttermilk Falls State Park
  • Ithaca Commons
  • The Hangar Theater
  • Herbert F. Johnson Museum
  • Museum of the Earth
  • Robert Treman State Park
  • The Kitchen Theater
  • Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
  • Taughannock Falls State Park

A Short Drive

  • Greek Peak (Virgil)
  • Corning Museum of Glass (Corning)
  • National Warplane Museum (Elmira)
  • National Soaring Museum (Elmira)
  • Glenn Curtiss Museum (Hammondsport)
  • Song Mountain (Tully)
  • Women's Hall of Fame (Seneca Falls)
  • Seneca Lake Wine Trail
  • Keuka Lake Wine Trail
  • Rockwell Museum (Corning)
  • Watkins Glen International Raceway

Day Trips

  • Niagara Falls
  • Thousand Islands
  • Adirondacks
  • Catskills
  • Baseball Hall of Fame (Cooperstown)
  • Letchworth State Park
  • George Eastman House (Rochester)
  • Strassenberg Planetarium (Rochester)
  • Strong Museum (Rochester)
  • M.O.S.T. (Syracuse)
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Buffalo Sabres
  • Fort Niagara (Lewiston)
  • Fort Ontario (Oswego)
  • Fort Ticonderoga (Ticonderoga)
  • Sonnenberg Gardens (Canandaigua)
  • New York State Fair (Syracuse)
  • Turning Stone Casino (Verona)
  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo (Syracuse)
  • NYS Museum (Albany)
  • Howe¬†Caverns (Howes Cave)
  • Sterling Renaissance Festival (Sterling)
  • Everson Museum (Syracuse)