- Our list of the best things to do in Cortland, New York, features the top 48 nearby activities — including 24 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Cortland, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Food & Drink, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 13 things to do within the city of Cortland, NY , followed by 35 popular activities in nearby cities, including Ithaca, Skaneateles and Rochester
The CNY Living History Center is a historical museum location that displays a number of exhibits and artifacts relating to local history. Exhibits include a collection of trucks, tractors, and Civil War memorabilia, among others.
Designed in a fun and whimsical pirate theme, Shipwreck Golf Amusement Center is fun for the whole family. The center features 18-holes of miniature golf, paintball, on site bounce houses and an ice cream shop.
Beautiful in design and grand in size, the 1890 House Museum is a local treasure. The limestone mansion was home to a historic industrian and is now available for tours, showcasing the mansions wonderful Victorian artifacts.
The Cortland Repertory Theatre's mission is to provide professional, accessible theater experiences for all. Audiences come to enjoy productions that include original works, popular plays, and musicals performed by local and national actors.
The 1890 House is a museum and restored limestone mansion built during the Victorian era by industrialist Charles Wickwire. Currently curated and run by a non-profit group, daily tours and educational programs are offered to groups of all ages.
Providing indoor and outdoor miniature golf courses, Shipwreck Golf Amusement Center offers a variety of challenges to beat, such as a spinning wheel. The indoor course has black lights that make items glow in the dark.
Country music fans from around the nation come to New York to visit the Cortland Country Music Park. The park is home to New York State Country Music Hall of Fame and also features an opry barn, on site camping, dinner shows and live musical performers.
With all of its screens featuring digital projection, Plaza 6 Cinemas shows the latest films and blockbuster hits in standard and 3D viewing formats. The theaters were recently upgraded to include 5.1 surround sound.
With several artificial turf fields available, J M McDonald Sports Complex offers an indoor facility for field hockey, baseball, football, tennis, and more. The complex also hosts fitness classes like yoga, kickboxing, and circuit training.