About Ithaca, NY
Cascadilla Creek and Gorge
Sage Hall on Cornell University
Ithaca Falls on Fall Creek
Wineries - The Finger Lakes Region is the oldest wine-producing district in the East, and its wineries are the number one tourist attraction in the area. Most are open year-round and offer free and informative tours and opportunities to taste New York's finest wines.
Natural Gorges, Waterfalls, and Parks - Ithaca and Tompkins County are home to beautiful gorges, waterfalls, state parks, and other natural attractions:
Ithaca Commons - A downtown pedestrian marketplace that offers over 100 specialty shops and restaurants.
Ithaca Farmers' Market - An open-air market filled with fresh produce and local crafts. Open mid-May through October.
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University - An impressive collection that spans 40 centuries and six continents in a building designed by the world-renowned architect I. M. Pei. Prints, as well as Asian and contemporary art, are among its gems.
Watkins Glen International - At the base of Seneca Lake in Watkins Glen, NY, Watkins Glen International offers the best in NASCAR, SCCA, and USAC competitions.
Corning Museum of Glass - Displays and exhibits for all ages about the history of glass include live glass-blowing demonstrations by world-famous Steuben crystal artisans.
National Warplane Museum - An educational institution founded to collect, preserve, interpret and exhibit military aviation memorabilia and to fly military aircraft.
Cornell Plantations - A museum of living plants, Cornell Plantations includes the arboretum, botanical garden, and the natural areas of Cornell University.
Robert Trent Jones 18-Hole Golf Course - Arrangements can be made for Statler guests to play on this prestigious private local course.
Sagan Planet Walk - Monuments marking the sun and each planet accurately sized and spaced to scale (one to five billion), stretch along a 3/4 mile downtown walk. The walk is named after Cornell astronomer Carl Sagan.
Paleontological Research Institution - Changing exhibits and one of the largest fossil collections in the nation help visitors understand the diversity of life on earth.
Sciencenter - A hands-on science museum and outdoor science park for people of all ages.
M.V. Manhattan - A three-hour dinner cruise that offers a panoramic view of Cayuga Lake and the surrounding countryside.
Theatre - A professional regional theater that offers a playbill of
outstanding productions featuring nationally acclaimed actors, directors, and
designers. Open summers.
Within Walking Distance of the Statler Hotel:
Statler Hotel on Campus
The Cosmopolitan Restaurant
313 College Avenue, 277-6737
335 Pine Tree Road, 256-3000
The Eatory Lunch Wagon
4th Floor, Rhodes Hall, 255-0286
The Ivy Room
Willard Straight Hall
West Avenue (campus) , 255-5338
J's Crossing (Noyes Center)
Stewart Avenue (campus) 5,6387
403 College Ave., 277-1490
Little Joe's Restaurant
410 Eddy St., 273-2771
Greek House Restaurant
119-121 Dryden Rd., 272-7207
315 Eddy St., 273-1650
113-117 Dryden Road, 277-6737
Four Seasons Restaurant
404 Eddy St., 277-1117
Kayuga Japanese Restaurant
416 Eddy St., 277-7967
208 Dryden Rd., 273-5030
308 Stewart Ave., 277-4770
Sangam Indian Cuisine
424 Eddy St., 273-1006
Aladdin's Natural Eatory
100 Dryden Road, 273-5000
171 The Commons in Center Ithaca, 272-6000
151 North Street, Dryden, 844-4466
311 College Ave., 272-1888
Bar & Grill
411 College Ave., 272-6067
313 College Ave., 273-4563
Please visit these sites:
Convention and Visitors' Bureau
Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
I Love NY Tourism