Known for its scenic parks and beautiful waterfalls, the city of Ithaca is one of the most picturesque college towns in upstate New York. Home to both Ithaca College and Cornell University, Ithaca provides great educational opportunities. What makes Ithaca so special is its ability to combine modern development against the backdrop of historic charm. Festival enthusiasts with an appetite for delicious food will enjoy Ithaca’s annual Chili Fest every February, and the Ithaca Apple Festival during the fall. And when you’re done with all that eating? The city offers plenty of ways to walk it off.
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