PLAN YOUR STAY
Nestled on a private street near Downtown Ithaca, Fountain Place's central location allows you to explore all that Ithaca and the greater Finger Lakes region has to offer. Take in the view of the many beautiful waterfalls, dine at one of Downtown Ithaca's many restaurants, see a musical at the Hangar Theatre, peruse the work of local artists at Ithaca's award winning craft stores, or take a tour of the historic Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. From theatre to the beautiful outdoors, Fountain Place offers you access to the perfect Finger Lakes vacation.
Wineries & Cideries
Hop on a bus to tour the historic Cayuga Lake Wine Trail and see for yourself why the Finger Lakes region was named one of the best wine regions in the US. Cider more your style? Ithaca is also home to many wonderful cideries featuring ciders made from local apples, grapes, and other fresh fruits. Believe us when we say we've tried them all, so we at Fountain Place can recommend the perfect wineries and cideries for you.
Waterfalls & Gorges
The Finger Lakes are a bounty of natural beauty, with gorges, waterfalls, hiking trails, lakes, spring blossoms, and beautiful fall foliage. Start your exploration by taking a short walk from Fountain Place to Cascadilla Falls, a gorge trail leading up to Cornell's beautiful campus. Or, take a short drive to Stewart Park and enjoy the lake while swinging in a rocking bench. Feeling a bit more adventurous? Take a quick drive to Taughannock Falls in Trumansburg, New York to see one of the most picturesque waterfalls in New York State, taller than Niagara Falls.
Ithaca is home to a thriving arts and culture scene, with staple theaters like The Kitchen Theatre Company, Hangar Theatre, State Theater, The Cherry Arts, and Cinemapolis. From live rock concerts to art films and everything in between, Ithaca has it all.
The dining options are plenty in the Finger Lakes with a large variety of cuisines available, from farm-to-table dining featuring local ingredients to Ethiopian cuisine to vegetarian specialty locations. Visit some of our favorites below: