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Ithaca Travel Guide

Get going on your exciting Ithaca getaway! Let the expert team here at Orbitz link up the best-value flight and hotel options. Select your preferred hotels, airfares, rental cars and experiences to save as much as $369^! Bundling your bookings is one of the best ways you can save cash. But there's more! With no less than 500,000 hotels across the globe and 500 airline partners, you'll have heaps of flexibility to pick and choose. There are countless room types, flight options and sensational experiences to satisfy your adventurous spirit. Which ones will you pick?

Where is Ithaca?

While you're planning your adventure, It's handy to keep in mind just where Ithaca is. You'll find it approximately 140 miles west of Albany, the state capital of New York, and about 20 miles southwest of Cortland. This area of Finger Lakes Region has a population of around 30,000 people, some of whom will surely be willing to provide you with some invaluable travel tips.

Places to Visit in Ithaca

If you're a fan of stage performances, you should catch a show at State Theatre of Ithaca. Want some more options? Pass some time away from the hustle and bustle and rejuvinate in the serene natural surroundings of Buttermilk Falls State Park. But wait, there's more! Check out all of the upcoming events and experience a shot of culture at Hangar Theatre. It offers a selection of theater productions for most tastes and interests.

Car Rentals in Ithaca

Adventure is out there, and there’s no better way to find it than with the freedom of your own wheels. See and experience more by checking out car rentals in Ithaca via Orbitz. Rent a vehicle from the Tompkins Regional Airport area and the only taxiing you'll have to do is from the runway to the arrivals gate. The most recommended rental car outlet in the vicinity is Hertz. Enterprise can be found in the downtown area at 803 Cascadilla St. If you plan to stay nearby, this is a great place to go.

Where to stay in Ithaca – Hotel Accommodation

Orbitz can help you score the best possible deal! Presently, there are 20 hotels in Ithaca. Select the facilities and amenities to accommodate your traveling style. Do you want a room that'll make you feel like royalty? Our top picks of luxurious hotels are The Statler Hotel at Cornell University and the Argos Inn. If you're traveling on a tight budget, we suggest the Hotel Ithaca and the Trip Hotel Ithaca.

Nearest Airports to Ithaca

Fasten your seatbelt! You'll soon be hitting the tarmac at Hancock International Airport (SYR), the best airport for Ithaca. The terminal lies 50 miles to the north of the downtown area and may be the beginning point of your unforgettable vacation.

Popular Places to Visit Near Ithaca

If you've explored the best of Ithaca and have more time up your sleeve, don't worry. You'll find fascinating tourist attractions right around the corner. You might be unaware that you're just 25 miles away from Owego. It's the perfect starting point to access the Waterman Conservation Education Center. This attraction is frequented by tourists and locals alike.

No Cancellation Fees

Pulled out your passport, booked that long-awaited trip but now you can't go? Don't sweat it — we make canceling your plans straightforward by not charging you a fee.^ Act promptly and your selected hotel and airline might do the same!

Top things to do in Ithaca

Ithaca Scavenger Hunt: Big Red Cornell
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Ithaca Scavenger Hunt: Big Red Cornell

$20
Per adult
Destiny USA Shopping Pass
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Destiny USA Shopping Pass

$15
Per adult
City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of New York
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City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of New York

$10
Per adult

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.