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Your Guide to Ithaca NY

Home to Cornell University and Ithaca College, the city of Ithaca, New York, is at once intellectual and welcoming. Here you’ll find caffeinated cafes open to students and travelers alike; museum exhibits that demand second and third glances; and live music playing throughout town. Why wait to visit? Find the best deals on rental cars in Ithaca, NY and see what this region is about.

Top Things to Do in Ithaca

Pull out your calendar and pencil in some space for these top attractions in the city:

  • Cornell University – It’s one of the most prestigious schools in America and has more than a few things to check out during your trip. Walk through the Cornell Plantations, where you’ll be surrounded by colorful blooms, or make a date at the Johnson Art Museum, which happens to have excellent views of the town from the fifth floor.

  • Waterfalls – Ithaca is well-known for its numerous waterfalls. Keep your eyes open at top spots like Taughannock Falls State Park and Buttermilk Falls State Park.

  • Ithaca Commons – Home to numerous stores and pubs, this four-block area is where you’ll find most of the action in downtown. If you see an open spot, park your Ithaca car rental as soon as you can. Parking around here can get tough.

Best Time to Visit Ithaca

Some places are meant to be experienced in autumn, and Ithaca is one of those places. With reds and golds and oranges, the tree-lined streets make for an impeccable sight. Plus, autumn temperatures tend to hover around the 60-degree mark. If you can’t make it for fall, spring and summer are also popular seasons, with temps hitting the high 70s.

Most Popular Avenues in Ithaca

If you’re looking for leisure in town, drive your rental car to the Ithaca Commons. Enclosed by State St., Cayuga St., Green St., and Aurora St., this area is where you’ll find the majority of the nightlife and restaurants.

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No need to put off having a cappuccino while wandering through this scenic slice of New York. Find a cheap car rental in Ithaca, NY right here on and enjoy your time in this charming town.

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