- 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
A ten-screen movie theater, Regal Arnot Mall 10 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers self-service and mobile ticketing, a game room and a concession area with food and drinks.
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Situated in an amusement park, Eldridge Park Carousel Preservation Society Inc is dedicated to bringing the park's carousel back to its former glory. The carousel is considered one of the fastest ones in the country.
Offering educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center features interactive e-learning and hands on programs. In addition, visitors can browse the aircraft hangar, experience a flight simulator, and view exhibits.
A geothermal fueled craft brewery located in Penn Yann, New York, the Abandon Brewing Company is a renovated farmhouse brewery that overlooks Keuka Lake. Belgian Golden Ale is one of the popular ales in the Abandon line-up.
With historical gravesites dating to the 1860s, the Woodlawn National Cemetery is the resting place of nearly 3,000 Confederate soldiers who died in the Elmira prison camp. In addition, from this site visitors can find the grave of Mark Twain.
The permanent collection at the Chemung Valley History Museum has approximately 2,000 items, from which 200 are always on display, in the Bank Gallery. The other two galleries are the Barn and the Howell, which house rotating exhibitions all around the year.
The Arnot Art Museum features a permanent collection of European art from the 17th to 19th centuries, and of American art from the 19th and 20th centuries. It also hosts temporary exhibits of art from around the world.