Escape to Ithaca for Baby Goats & Star-Filled Skies

Escape to Ithaca for Baby Goats & Star-Filled Skies

Dear EscapeMakers — So, you want to escape the city, try something new, swim in a creek, and remind yourself what stars look like? Well, you’re in luck! Ithaca has what you didn’t know you needed: baby goats to cuddle and bottle feed, Zagat’s #4 Must-Visit Farmer’s Market, CBD farms, and all the farm-to-glass breweries, cideries and wineries you could desire.

Let’s get back to basics: how do you plan a trip to Ithaca?

Farm-to-ForkStep 1: Pick your dates
Open Farm Days – 8/10- 8/11
Finger Lakes Cider Week – 9/27 – 10/6
Int’l Rutabaga Curling Championship – 12/21
With year-round festivals and activities, anytime is a good time to visit Ithaca. Visit for a special event, like the ones listed above or be a savvy traveler and stay during the weekdays for
lower costs on accommodations and travel.

Farm-to-ForkStep 2: Pick your accommodations
Cabin on a farmCozy bed and breakfast
Hotel downtownFind a package
There is such a wide range of accommodations, one is sure to fit your fancy. Want to settle into a rustic cabin surrounded by rolling hills? They have that. Desire an all-inclusive hotel, bistro and
spa package? They have that – and everything in between.

Step 3: Choose your travel method

Drive yourselfTake a bus Yes, you can fly!
Take OurBus for direct NYC to Ithaca transportation and use promocode VISITITHACA10 for a discount. Or try out Cornell’s Campus-to-Campus bus that has Wi-Fi, snacks, and a Keurig for a luxurious ride from NYC!

Step 4: Browse the experiences and offerings
Eat well Walk the downtownHike the gorges
Explore the outdoorsTaste the terroir
Once you have everything booked, it’s time for the fun part. Reading
every menu, scrolling through all the waterfall images, planning
all your fun!

Check out the Visit Ithaca website or request a travel guide for suggestions on the best places to visit!




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