- Huge roster of cutting edge arts, music, and cultural events
- More restaurants per capita than New York City
- Incredible natural beauty
- Cost of living that's not insane
- Fun, interesting, diverse people
- Schools, parks, safety...amazing for families
- All of the above. Find out more.
This is a college town like no other, a place with a distinctive heartbeat of its own, wrapped around the academic universe of Cornell.
Don't take our word for it - here's how Ithaca has landed in media rankings, ranging from sports, to outdoor fun, to healthful living, to parenting: