Stay near Ithaca's Hot Spots
Conveniently located a mile from Ithaca College, the Country Inn & Suites, Ithaca, NY offers well-equipped rooms near popular local destinations. Explore the waterfalls and hiking trails surrounding the Finger Lakes, or travel just under five miles to reach Buttermilk Falls State Park. Ithaca boasts numerous wineries, and the on-site concierge from Experience! The Finger Lakes can assist you with setting up a tour of the best tastings in the area. Visit art galleries and the award-winning Ithaca Commons shopping area, located downtown, and then enjoy waterfront dining at Cayuga Lake, just a few miles from the hotel.
History and Education
- Ithaca College (1 mile)
Visit students or watch theater productions just a mile away at this college of over 6,000 students. Ithaca College is home to an NCAA Division III athletic program and degree programs in the fields of business, communications, music, health sciences and international studies.
Phone: +1 (607) 274-3011
- The History Center (2.5 miles)
Learn about the region’s history through unique collections and exhibitions presented by this local non-profit founded in the 1800s. Located only a five-minute walk from Ithaca Commons, the center offers free monthly programs to the public, so check the event calendar while you’re in town.
Phone: +1 (607) 273-8284
- Sciencenter (3.3 miles)
This family-friendly center provides an educational and entertaining experience. Learn about everything from outer space to nature through interactive exhibits like Mars and Stars, Sagan Planet Walk and the Science Playground.
Phone: +1 (607) 272-0600
- Cornell University (3.8 miles)
This Ivy League school has produced 41 Nobel laureates and maintains its stellar academic reputation with rigorous degree programs ranging from B.A. to M.D. The picturesque campus and stately buildings are located just 10 minutes from the hotel.
Phone: +1 (607) 254-4636
- Museum of the Earth (5.5 miles)
This component of the Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) takes guests on a 4.5-billion-year journey to Earth’s origin. Learn about the planet through hands-on exhibits designed to encourage critical thinking, and gaze at the nearly three million specimens on display.
Phone: +1 (607) 273-6623
- Experience! The Finger Lakes (on site)
Sign up for a memorable wine or waterfall tour while visiting Ithaca. Conveniently located at the hotel, this helpful concierge service can set you up with fun activities in the area.
Phone: +1 (607) 233-4818
- Buttermilk Falls State Park (4.7 miles)
Enjoy the great outdoors at Buttermilk Falls State Park. Spend the day swimming, hiking, fishing, hunting or camping, and be sure to visit the gorgeous waterfall that inspired the park’s unique name.
Phone: +1 (607) 273-5761
- Dillingham Center (2.5 miles)
With a national reputation for excellence in theatrical arts, the Dillingham Center offers highly regarded shows on the campus of Ithaca College. Visit the center’s website to view the show schedule during your visit.
Phone: +1 (607) 274-3102
- State of the Art Gallery (2.7 miles)
Owned and operated by artists from the local area, this special gallery sponsors multi-art events and specializes in new works. Gaze upon the creations of local, regional and national artists.
Phone: +1 (607) 277-1626