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Waterflow near by The Statler Hotel Ithaca USA

Things To Do in the Finger Lakes Region

A landscape of dramatic gorges, towering waterfalls and breathtaking panoramic views, Ithaca is a place of infinite recreation. Hike the scenic waterfront trail and enjoy boating, kayaking and canoeing on beautiful Cayuga Lake,
Tour the beautiful Cornell University campus or sample flavorful blends along the Finger Lakes Wine Trails. Shop at the many unique shops and boutiques at Ithaca Downtown Commons. With its historic architecture, rich culture, museums, nightlife and geological treasures, Ithaca is smart, beautiful and always unexpected.
Farmer's Market at Ithaca

Ithaca Farmer's Market

Shop for fresh fruits and vegetables, loaves of bread, pastries, meats, and handcrafted gifts by local artisans while enjoying live music at the Ithaca Farmers Market. 
Statler Hotel Cornell Botanic Gardens

Cornell Botanic Gardens

Here at Cornell Botanic Gardens, discover a diverse network of nature preserves, including an arboretum and mature botanical garden, with rare plant species from the local region. 
Shops at Ithaca Statler Hotel USA

Ithaca Downtown Commons

Bag a spread of locally-grown food at the Ithaca Downtown Commons or shop for local arts and crafts. You can even snack on delicious cuisines while listening to live music.
Taughanock Falls Ithalica USA

Taughanock Falls

Behold the highest vertical drop waterfall in the Northeastern US at Taughannock Falls State Park. Enjoy activities like hiking and swimming, enclosed by geological formations here and surrounding Cayuga Lake.
Wine Trails Ithalica USA

Finger Lakes Wine Trails

Experience the Finger Lakes Wine countryside, where you'll find three distinct wine trails and more than 50 fascinating wineries. This grape-growing land also hosts wine and food pairing events.
Cayuga Waterfront Trail USA Ithalica

Cayuga Waterfront Trail

Walk, bike, run or skate along the Cayuga Waterfront Trail, and explore waterfront gardens and playgrounds. Behold commanding views of the Cayuga Lake Inlet and the hills above Ithaca too.
Watkins Glen International at The Statler Hotel USA

Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen International is a world-famous motorsports racing track that presents NASCAR and Formula 1 events, as well as concerts and the Finger Lakes Wine Festival. 

Traveler's Insights

  • Where's the closest golf course to Cornell University?

    The closest course is the Cornell Robert Trent Jones Golf Course near Cornell's North Campus.

  • What beauty salons does The Statler Hotel at Cornell University recommend?


    • La Jolie Beauty Bar, located on 609 west Clinton Street, suite 102, offers facials, makeup services, tanning and more. They are open Monday-Friday. More information about their beauty service can be found here.
    • Satori Salon, located on 840 Hanshaw Road, offers hair care, nail care and skin care. They are open Monday-Sunday. More information about services and bookings can be found here.
    • Julie A. Stone Salon, located on 124 The Commons, offers hair care, makeup and many other services. They are open Tuesday-Saturday. More information about services and bookings can be found here.


    • Narrative Space, located on 213 N Aurora Street, is open by appointment Tuesday through Saturday for haircuts and shaving. More information can be found here.