The fabric of Ithaca is much like it's magnificent gorges - powerful, playful, inspiring and real. Visiting Ithaca and the Finger Lakes is not just a step out of the city, but a step in to a world that offers unforgettable views, farm to table dining, and outdoor adventures you can't experience anywhere else. 

With theatre companies offering shows on par with big-city offerings, our art scene is the best in the region. You'll walk down the streets of Downtown Ithaca to hear street performers, or be drawn in to a coffeehouse or pub with the smooth sounds of new local music talent. Combined with waterfalls and gorges that weave themselves throughout the entire city - from downtown to Taughannock Falls - there is no landscape quite like ours.

Let us recommend some of our local favorites: