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Living in Ithaca

Situated at the southern tip of Cayuga Lake in New York State's Finger Lakes Region, Ithaca offers an amazing assortment of things to see and do for a smaller city in a rural environment. From its spectacular natural beauty to its world—class educational and cultural opportunities, Ithaca presents a high level of sophistication and variety in its recreational offerings.  

Gently rolling hills, lakes, gorges, waterfalls and reserves are complimented by equally impressive gastronomic, performing and fine arts, sports, business and shopping venues.
 
The Finger Lakes Region is one of the world's finest wine—producing areas and the second largest wine region in the US. Home also to world—renowned Cornell University, Ithaca is host to many culturally diverse activities, events, and international figures from the worlds of art, science and entertainment. Opportunities for outdoor recreation are also unlimited and year—round, with residents and tourists alike enjoying skiing, swimming, hiking, fishing, boating, golfing and more—across the area's unusually rich landscape.

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