- 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
Founded in 1865 and part of the Ivy League, the Cornell University was ranked at number 14 by QS World University Rankings. Some of the most important of its graduates are Henry Heimlich, Carl Sagan, Thomas Pynchon, John Cleese, as well as numerous others.
Located a short distance outside downtown Ithaca, Six Mile Creek Vineyard is a winery that features a variety of red, white, and blush wines, as well as spirits. They host weddings, gatherings, and special events, as well.
There are 8 packages from which the travelers can choose, offered by Experience! The Finger Lakes Tours, including in here packages for couples, for families, and for groups. The clients are taken on tours of the wineries and of the waterfalls.
Located on Cayuga Lake, Stewart Park features a carousel along with access to the lake for fishing and swimming. The park offers facilities for baseball, softball, golf and tennis, a children's playground, a bird sanctuary and a duck pond.
The History Center is a historical museum aiming to make history meaningful by focusing on how the past has shaped the present. Attractions include a number of temporary exhibits and collections, a research library, and various educational programs.
Children and adults alike are welcomed at the Sciencenter, where they can find more than 250 hand-on exhibits, various programs such as the Moto-Inventions Day, an outdoor science park, as well as a miniature golf course. There is also a gift shop on the premises.
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313 N. Cayuga Street, DeWitt Park, Ithaca, NY 14850 MoreLess Info
Ithaca History Tours is an educational tour company that offers a haunted Ithaca tour and a tour of the founding fathers of Ithaca. The tours last from 60-75 minutes and can be reserved by private groups.