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Local State Parks & Attractions at Inn at Taughannock Falls Hotels in Ithaca, New York

State Parks in Ithaca

Staying at the Inn at Taughannock Falls puts you amidst some gorgeous natural settings in the area. Our hotel is right next to the Taughannock Falls State Park and other Ithaca state parks. Also, close to some of the most beautiful trails and other natural wonders in the Finger Lakes area.

Ithaca Commons

Ithaca Commons is an extremely popular pedestrian mall in Downtown Ithaca. It houses several stores, unique boutiques, cafes, and restaurants. Participate in the many events held at this shopping destination, check out the art displays, shop in the many stores and explore different cuisines at one of the many restaurants and cafes.

State Theatre

The State Theatre of Ithaca is a must-visit if you love places with a little bit of history to them. This historic theatre has a seating capacity of 1,600. It hosts various music events, plays, silent films, comedy acts, and more. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996, this theatre is a watch for anyone looking to spend a lovely evening enjoying the performing arts.

Buttermilk Falls State Park

The Buttermilk Falls State Park is an 811-acre state park in Southwest of Ithaca. Getting its name from the foaming cascade caused by Buttermilk Creek when it flows down towards Cayuga Lake, this state park is a favorite among visitors. Visit the small lake and hike through the woodlands of the upper park, or check out the natural pools and playing fields while camping on the lower park.

Robert H. Treman State Park

The Robert H. Treman State Park is a 1,110-acre state park located in Tompkins County. Featuring the rugged gorge, Enfield Glen, this park is made up of several winding trails and about 12 waterfalls. You can rent an RV, cabins, or tents and camp on the grounds of this state park, go hiking, or swim in the stream-fed pool below a waterfall.

Taughannock Falls Gorge Trail

The Taughannock Falls Gorge Trail is a must-see whenever you visit Ithaca and it is open year round. This 3.1 km long trail is relatively easy for all skill levels and is well-shaded with a lot of places to cool off in the stream during the summer months.

Hangar Theatre

This non-profit regional theatre plays host to special events throughout the year, as well as a summer calendar that includes main stage performances, children's shows, and other live events.

Ithaca Farmers Market

Since 1973, the Ithaca Farmers Market has been attracting thousands to explore over 160 vendors selling local produce, crafts, and baked goods. On Saturdays and Sundays from April through December, the market is located in a beautiful park pavilion overlooking Cayuga Lake. The market continues throughout the winter months, just on a smaller scale.
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