Area Attractions 

Explore these top Ithaca attractions ranked by consumer preference, such as the local Universities or the many Gorges, Waterfalls and State Parks. Tompkins County features some of the most unique places to visit in New York State. Aside from discovering delicious places to eat, you can explore the natural beauty of the region, attend a concert or play, or experience some of Ithaca's unique history with tours and special events. (Cited from www.visitithaca.com)

Visit the Ithaca Science Center. If you are traveling with kids this is a must stop! ( http://www.sciencenter.org )

Visit the Ithaca Science Center. If you are traveling with kids this is a must stop! (http://www.sciencenter.org)

Visit the Museum Of Earth. A great place for adults and kids. ( https://www.museumoftheearth.org )

Visit the Museum Of Earth. A great place for adults and kids. (https://www.museumoftheearth.org)

Visit the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Make sure to bring a camera and binoculors! ( http://www.birds.cornell.edu )

Visit the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Make sure to bring a camera and binoculors! (http://www.birds.cornell.edu)

Hike the trails at upper & lower Robert H. Treman State Park ( Robert H. Treman State Park )

Hike the trails at upper & lower Robert H. Treman State Park (Robert H. Treman State Park)

Hike the trails at Buttermilk Falls State Park. Be aware this hike is mostly up hill. ( Buttermilk Falls State Park )

Hike the trails at Buttermilk Falls State Park. Be aware this hike is mostly up hill. (Buttermilk Falls State Park)

Taughannock Falls State Park is a must see. The largest single drop waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains ( Taughannock Falls )

Taughannock Falls State Park is a must see. The largest single drop waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains (Taughannock Falls)