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About IthacaIthaca is at the southern tip of Cayuga Lake. Buttermilk Falls, Taughannock Falls and Robert H. Treman state parks offer recreational opportunities. The Cayuga Wine Trail begins at this point and continues north on scenic SR 89, passing several wineries along the western shore of the lake; phone (607) 869-4281 or (800) 684-5217.

Founded in 1892 as a conservatory of music, Ithaca College, atop South Hill off SR 96B, offers drama and music presentations and a public art gallery. Campus tours are available through the admissions office; phone (800) 429-4274.

Visitor Centers Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau 904 E. Shore Dr. Ithaca, NY 14850. Phone:(607)272-1313 or (800)284-8422

ShoppingIthaca Commons, downtown between Green and Seneca streets, is an outdoor shopping enclave with one-of-a-kind boutiques offering such items as local handicrafts, imports, camping gear and clothing along with art galleries and gourmet restaurants.

Things to Do Cornell University

Cornell Botanic Gardens

Sapsucker Woods

The History Center in Tompkins County

Museum of the Earth

Sciencenter

Stewart Park

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Ithaca, NY

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