The widely known ‘Ithaca is Gorges’ motto is no exaggeration – Ithaca is gorgeous. But Ithaca is more than waterfalls and gorges. In our corner of the Finger Lakes Region of New York, we’ve become a destination known for cultural events, activities and outstanding outdoor recreation. Our population is infused with the constant energy of youth from the bright students and faculty of Ithaca College and Cornell University – making it a unique and dynamic vacation destination that is charming, intelligent and varied. Learn more.
At Cornell you’ll experience the traditional college campus: eateries, residence halls, academic buildings, libraries, and research facilities. But its natural beauty—the nearby lake, natural waterfalls, and gardens—set the campus apart from others in the Ivy League. If you’re looking for a city-campus feel, Cornell offers that, too. Collegetown is a short walk away and boasts award-winning restaurants and shops of all kinds. Learn More