Group Activities in Ithaca

Top Large Group Activities & Things to Do in Ithaca, NY

Best Group Activities in Ithaca

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  • Kathleen C
    4 contributions
    Wonderful place to take a swim. The waterfall is wonderful. Lovely place to picnic with family. Wide area for ball play.
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • Kathleen C
    4 contributions
    Quick trip to buttermilk falls, lovely picnic spot. Lawn was in need of mowing. Spent time hete as an undergrad.
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • Linda B
    Raleigh, NC2,210 contributions
    The drive along the lake was beautiful. Unfortunately there really are not any spots to pull over to take photos! I was on the road during the week and felt like I was the only one and didn't worry about pulling off to the side, hopping out, and taking a shot!
    Written 9 October 2021
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  • Muttsforever
    Washington DC, DC40 contributions
    Definitely visit the Library on campus which is very insta worthy and the botanical garden. We drove through the entire. Amours and there are some great views on top of the hill of the lake and city of Ithaca. Lovely spots for photographs and very nice cafes inside the one of their building with many vegan / vegetarian options.
    Written 21 March 2022
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  • toddandtraci
    PA94 contributions
    So incredible to see such a massive waterfall right int he heart of town,. parking is limited but the walk is super easy.
    Written 30 April 2022
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  • Brooke Hinkle
    Medford, NJ690 contributions
    Pictures do not do a justice to this spectacular sight! The falls are really large, and if you stand close enough, you will feel the mist. The falls are easily accessible, since you don't need to hike much at all to reach them. There is usually plenty of parking in the empty lot across the street.
    Written 7 December 2021
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  • JOSEPH WOOD
    Homer, NY34 contributions
    I Rate Cornell of Ornithogy A full 5***** and I Highly Recommend that you check it out for your self and see what you think.
    Written 21 March 2022
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  • buffalogirl40
    Tonawanda, NY60 contributions
    Fun place to take kids in Ithaca! Inexpensive and quick with various interactive displays, animals to observe, and a really nice playground with tons of unique features! Cute gift shop too!
    Written 25 April 2022
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  • jinxminx
    Takoma Park, MD362 contributions
    I can imagine if you have children and live in Ithaca, this is a FANTASTIC resource. There are play areas, little places to hide like a woven willow structure, a little playhouse, a small pond - looks like they run a camp and kids had been catching frogs in nets, and of course, the gardens.

    It is free, it is fenced in. There was a snackbar there but I don't think it was open. We took a stroll around, took some pictures. It's right across the street from the lake trail. There is plenty of parking.

    Sadly the giant earthenwork turtle sculpture was closed off when we went (lol, I can't tell you how disappointed I was!). We had a pleasant time looking around - it's definitely a cool place. Again, it must be an amazing resource if you actually have kids to play there/go to camp there - and a great place for taking pictures of your kids as well.
    Written 17 January 2020
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  • Arnold T
    Ithaca, NY260 contributions
    Plenty of parking, extremely friendly staff, concession area, outdoor seating, alcohol beverages available to purchase, exceptional theater with seating in the round, exceptional performance by all with their talent above and beyond expectations! A extremely entertaining theater with all cast members performing above and beyond expectations. Since this was only our second performance attended MANY will be attended in the future. The theater, show, performance etc... was EXCELLENT!
    Written 7 August 2019
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  • emgsoccer
    Media, PA77 contributions
    Above average craft beer. Diversified offering from Belgian to IPA. The bartender was very friendly and attentive. There is a food truck that seemed popular.
    Written 12 April 2022
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  • Judith
    2 contributions
    Visited as part of one of their regular public weekday evening meditation sessions. The monks are very supportive of visitors and answered questions about their faith (many only speak Tibetan but there are a few translators around). The displays inside are very beautiful. An interesting and enlightening cultural experience in the middle of upstate New York.
    Written 14 January 2020
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  • M W
    Ithaca, NY3 contributions
    . . . love and appreciate what you do for Winter Break, thanks Visit Ithaca!
    It’s always a pleasure to stop in with a special inquiry, or the direct guests your way.
    Written 16 February 2020
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  • Kim D
    1 contribution
    A truly wonderful experience. Taking a hot air balloon ride has been something my mom has wanted to do for a long time. My sister and I were able to make it finally come true with the help of this amazing crew and owner. If you want to have this kind of experience you have to go with #STB.
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • Leslie C
    Glen Allen, VA3 contributions
    Learned a lot. Fun experience and friendly people! Highly recommended. Great way to find the gems! Would do this again.
    Written 23 May 2022
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