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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Ski Area
“Great fun for families, couples or to relax at the Spa and Lodge. Indoor outdoor water Park, Ski Resort, Adventure Center with Zip Lines Rock climbing.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Cortland Rep runs plays and musicals during the summer. It's a very well established summer theater company in upstate NY. Definitely worth visiting. In fact... I worked here as a music director many years ago. I love this place.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Great brick-oven pizza and classic American style menu. Family friendly until 10pm and then turns into more of a pub/bar atmosphere. Supplemental vegan/vegetarian menu available.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“A short walk or bike ride to the local nature center. Activities most every weekend - great trails for hikers, bird watchers and nature enthusiasts. Visit their website for activity list”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“All sorts of artists perform here in a renovated church space with great acoustics. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“largest ski area in Central New York Varied terrain suitable for skiers and boarders of all skill levels. 32 trails, 952-foot vertical and terrain serviced by six chair lifts. Night skiing available”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Local brewery & bar, also distills its own liquor and offers local wines. Opens early with frequent deals & live music.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“Interesting Victorian Period home owned by a wealthy industrial local family. Open for tours.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Thirty rotating beers on tap with enough menu choices to satisfy everyone's palate. A place for couples or families. Ask about a 10% discount before you go.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“After a day of skiing, relax in the hot tub. Or spend half the day skiing and half the day in the indoor waterpark.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A likable walk or x-country ski in the woods. In the winter they have dog sled races sometimes.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Spa
“Gorgeous fall foliage with dining, Spa, relaxation that is open to the Public and free to visit.”
  • 3 locals recommend