- 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
Housed in a restored building dating back to 1915, the State Theatre of Ithaca hosts artistic events ranging from comedians to live music. During the holiday season they feature the classic movie 'Miracle on 34th Street'.
The Finger Lakes Wine Center showcases a variety of wines, beers, and ciders from 40 different New York state wineries. The tasting room offers appetizers and features an intricate stained Tiffany-style window as its focal point.
A professional regional theater, Ithaca's Hangar Theatre presents a variety of dramatic and musical productions. They host children's theater, educational programs, art exhibits, and even avant garde and experimental drama.
As an educational center belonging to the Paleontological Research Institution, the Cayuga Nature Center provides exhibits and activities for visitors to learn about nature. Activities at the center include a six-story tree house, a butterfly garden, animals, and night hikes.
Founded in 2003, the Museum of the Earth studies the history of Earth and its life. The permanent exhibition features almost 3 million items, and cover domains like the glaciers and the coral reefs. Special programs are organized all around the year, such as the Fossil ID Day.