Ithaca/Tompkins County

2020 Official Ithaca Visitor Guide

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6 7 | H E A R T O F T H E F I N G E R L A K E S ENJOY LOCAL FOOD & DRINK ITHACA COFFEE COMPANY Ithaca Coffee Company has been serving locally-roasted, small batch coffee for 35 years. They also serve hot chocolate, tea, and even seasonal special es like apple chai-der in the fall. Plus, their baked goods are enough to cheer anyone up on a rainy day! Two loca ons: Downtown and Triphammer Mall LIQUID STATE BREWING COMPANY If you're a fan of cra beer, Liquid State Brewing Company is a must-visit. Get yourself a flight (or two!) claim a table, or play a game of skeeball. You can also bring- in food from a nearby restaurant such as Franco's pizza or Saigon Kitchen. ITHACA'S WEST END: READ A BOOK OR PLAY A GAME AUTUMN LEAVES Can't decide if you want to read a book, listen to music, or have a bite to eat? No worries - head to Autumn Leaves. Here you'll find an eclec c shop mixing together thousands of used books, records, and even a café! DOWNTOWN ITHACA COMMONS BUFFALO STREET BOOKS Buffalo Street Books is that idyllic small-town bookshop that you can't help but fall in love with. The shop is cozy, with a selec on of best sellers mixed with works from local ar sts. Check their calendar for book signings and other events. And don't forget to look in the back corner near the register - there are lots of gi s and goodies that book lovers will adore! DOWNTOWN ITHACA IN THE HISTORIC DEWITT MALL ALPHABET SOUP Got li le ones to entertain? Check out Alphabet Soup, the local toy and game store. In the front you'll find a mixture a small children's toys to the right and board games to the le . There are even some more unique tles that you can't find at other stores! The back of the store has a nice collec on of children's books. Get yourself a book or game and then find a table in the mall behind the shop to enjoy. It's no secret that Ithaca is celebrated for its waterfalls, gardens, and scenic views. But there are also several indoor ac vi es worth men oning! From eclec c bookstores to a collec on of cra breweries, wineries, and dis lleries – you'll find something relaxing & entertaining for all ages. By Danielle Benjamin RAINY DAY INDOOR FUN

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