- TripBuzz found 36 things to do with kids in or near Cortland, New York, including 25 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ithaca, Skaneateles and Rochester.
- From Shipwreck Golf Amusement Center to Cortland Miniature Golf Course, the Cortland area offers 47 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Mini Golf, Movie Theaters and Bowling.
- Home to the New York Jets training came the city of Cortland has much to offers to locals and visitors. The charming city, home to a historic downtown district, is famous for not only it's role in the New York sports scene, but also for its historical 1841 Octagon house and many annual festivals including Central New York's Maple Fest.
The Merry Go Roung Playhouse is the site of an annual summer-long festival. Professional Broadway musicals and new musicals within their early stages of development are presented during the festival with a variety of other plays offered during the year.
Beautiful in every season, Charlie Major Nature Trail is a scenic backdrop to any days walk. Visitors can stroll the trails while taking in the natural beauty of the nearby stream and enjoy lunch at any of the many picnic areas.
Ever since 1848, the Apple Hill has been a family business. Whether for the picking of the fruits, the petting of the animals on the farm, or the parties which can be held in here, the entire family can gave a good time. It has its own cafe and shop.
The historic home of William Henry Seward has been preserved and opened to the public as the Seward House. The site features masterpieces of American art as well as special rotating exhibits, and guided tours are provided by the staff since self-guided tours are not allowed.
The Cayuga Museum of Art and History contains the research facility in which the first successful movie system with sound was developed. This natural history and art museum has exhibits covering a historical prison, medicine, and children's lives.
Part of the larger Cayuga Museum, the Case Research Lab Museum is the backyard lab where the technique of adding sound to film was first invented in the 1920s. The museum offers regularly scheduled informative tours of the preserved facility.