Whether you’re planning on touring one of our many local colleges and universities, are looking for winter excitement, or simply want to enjoy the surrounding natural beauty, Cortland has many fun area attractions and activities for all to enjoy. When you visit Cortland, you’re choosing an area known for its winter sports facilities, educational offerings, and local gems that just can’t be found anywhere else.
The Days Inn Cortland/McGraw hotel places you closer to everything on your list of things to experience. You can enjoy being within close proximity to local dining and shopping establishments, as well as being conveniently located skiing, golfing, hiking, and more. Or, for indoor fun, be sure to check out the local Sciencenter, Sagan Planet Walk, and the 1890 House Museum.You’ll find that Cortland has something for everyone to enjoy, and when you find the best hotel deals with us, you can stretch your travel budget even further.
For history buffs and fans of the Victorian era, the 1890 House Museum makes it easy to take a step back in time to enjoy a fascinating look at life before the turn of the century. This historic home features 30 accurately restored rooms, spectacular stained glass, decorative ceilings, exhibits that regularly change, and much more. In addition to the rich history and architecture, the center hosts regular special events to enjoy all throughout the year, making for an interesting visit each time.
With a mix of exciting outdoor winter activities and an indoor water park, Greek Peak Mountain Resort has thrilling family fun for all. Enjoy mountain biking, a ski lift, numerous skiing trails, hiking, and more. The Cascades Indoor Waterpark features three stories of tubes and slides, indoor wave pool, hot tub, and more ways to cool off (or keep warm). Unlike the ski slopes, Cascades Indoor Waterpark is open year-round, and the resort often hosts events and special engagements throughout the year as well.
Since 1983, the Sciencenter has been educating and entertaining guests and families in a fun hands-on learning center. This non-profit organization is home to many exhibits, interactive learning stations, games, and more to foster growing minds and older science enthusiasts alike. With many different areas of interest, including space, animal life, health, and the Sagan Planet Walk, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. In addition to regular exhibits, special programs such as Summer School can be enjoyed throughout the year.
- The 1890 House Museum 2.8 mi
- Cortland Country Music Park Campground 3.9 mi
- Shipwreck Golf Amusement Center 6.0 mi
- Greek Peak Mountain Resort 6.3 mi
- Labrador Mountain 14.7 mi
- Cornell Botanic Gardens 22.2 mi
- Ithaca Falls Natural Area 25.4 mi
- Sciencenter 25.7 mi
- Sagan Planet Walk 26.2 mi
- Cayuga Nature Center 32.6 mi
Wild Ginger Asian Fusion 0.7 mi
Hairy Tony's 0.9 mi
Brix Pubaria 0.9 mi
Commando's 1.3 mi
Green Arch Restaurant 1.5 mi
Friendly's 1.7 mi
Perkin's Restaurant & Bakery 2.8 mi
Melodyland Restaurant 2.2 mi
Cortland Buffet Inc. 4.8 mi
China Wok Chinese Restaurant 5.1 mi
- J.C. Penny 5.4 mi
- K-Mart 5.4 mi
- Maurice's 5.7 mi
- Walmart 5.8 mi
- Ithaca Commons 23.5 mi