ITHACA LOVES TEACHERS! Nominate yourself as an educational professional, or your favorite teacher  or school employee, for a free weekend getaway to Ithaca and the Finger Lakes – just a few hours from NYC! Let’s thank all those in education for going above and beyond to support students! Their dedication, patience and positivity make an impact on so many. They deserve recognition more than ever!

Ithaca, NY and the surrounding area show gratitude for teachers everywhere each February during the annual Ithaca Loves Teachers celebration. To extend the appreciation this year, Visit Ithaca is giving away three getaways donated by accommodations: Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca, conveniently located within steps of The Commons in Downtown Ithaca; Rogues Harbor Inn, in a historic setting perfect for exploring the open spaces along the east side of Cayuga Lake; and The Inn at Gothic Eves, right in the charming village of Trumansburg and minutes from the famous Taughannock Falls State Park.

These FREE VACATIONS can be taken anytime in 2021! All winners will receive a 2-night stay for 2 at one of these participating accommodations. Community safety is a priority and the accommodations are following all NYS and Tompkins County protocols for COVID-19. All guests are required to follow the latest travel and safety guidelines.

If you’re not familiar with Ithaca, it’s a vibrant college town and welcoming community founded on education at the southern end of Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. Beyond Downtown Ithaca and its pedestrian shopping area with unique boutiques, restaurants and galleries, you’ll find sophisticated wine, cider, and agriculinary attractions dotting the rolling hillsides. With over 150 waterfalls and numerous outdoor recreational opportunities, you’ll find this to be the perfect area to relax and refresh!

• 2-night stay for 2 at either Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca, The Inn at Gothic Eves or Rogues Harbor Inn
• Breakfast for two each morning
• $50 Downtown Ithaca gift card for shopping and dining
• $50 towards transportation from EscapeMaker
Visit Ithaca swag bag with locally made goodies

(Redeemable through December 31, 2021 – subject to availability, with some blackout dates)

NOMINATE AN EDUCATOR BELOW! By entering your nomination below in our sweepstakes, you give permission to opt-in your email address to EscapeMaker’s and Visit Ithaca’s newsletters. You may unsubscribe at anytime. NOTE: If you are nominating someone else, please enter in YOUR email and YOUR phone/city/state for contact info. Sweepstakes runs through February 28th, 2021. Three (3) separate winners will be selected at random. If your nomination is selected as a winner, you will be contacted first and then prize details will be sent to the “winner” directly upon receiving his or her contact info.

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