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Cortland, New York Travel Guide

Cortland is a small upstate town located in the Appalachian Plateau area of New York midway between Syracuse and Binghampton. Cortland is a predominantly rural area, and it’s seen as the gateway to the Finger Lakes Region of northern New York. Unsurprisingly, outdoor recreation is an important part of Cortland culture. Each year, locals and tourists alike take up hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, and water sports as a means to explore the regions’ beauty. The county is also home to a handful of excellent golf courses and three ski mountains come wintertime. Back in town, Cortland is a prime example of a quiet upstate retreat that could be great for an escape from the big surrounding cities.

Things to Do in Cortland, New York

One of the best ways to get a taste of local Cortland culture is by making your way over to the Cortland Country Music Park and Campgrounds. Home to the New York Country Music Hall of Fame, head here during one of their events to get a taste for classic east coast country music.

Once the snow starts rolling in, people in Cortland don’t simply stay indoors. Visiting one of the nearby ski resorts is an absolute must. Check out Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Song Mountain Resort, or Labrador Mountain Ski Area.

Cortland is also home to SUNY Cortland, which houses tons of free events having to do with theater and arts.

History buffs should make their way over to the CNY Living History Museum, which is a large museum exhibiting artifacts relating to local history. And, perhaps the most architecturally significant building in Cortland is the 1890 house, which a huge Victorian mansion available for tours.

For fun with kids, check out the Shipwreck Golf Amusement center or the Cortland Miniature Golf course. And, once you put the kids to bed, head over to Cortland Beer Company, one of the town’s best places to drink a pint and catch up with friends.

Best Places to Stay in Cortland, New York

Vacation rentals around Cortland NY and the Finger Lakes region are not hard to come by. While it’s by no means a tourist destination, there’s no shortage of cozy vacation homes that will suit your travel needs. We recommend staying in the heart of town on Main street or near the university to get the best snapshot of what the town has to offer.

Best Time to Visit Cortland, New York

The best time to visit Cortland depends on what you’re looking to do. With beautiful lakeside summers and snowy winters that take your breath away, Cortland is truly a four-season destination. Temperatures can get as low as 15 degrees in the winter, but up to the low 80s in the dead of summer.

Price and Availability in Cortland

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Cortland tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Cortland tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Cortland is in August, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Cortland is in the high season in August. Cortland has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Cortland

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Cortland. The hottest month in Cortland is June, when temperatures peak at 90 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -17 ˚F. The wettest month in Cortland is April with 6.36 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 1.86 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Cortland

At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, RedAwning, Priceline and more. Cortland has 233 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. A vacation in Cortland can be budget-friendly - the lowest price rental is available at $20.6 per night. In general, an accommodation in Cortland will cost you $182 per night.

If you want internet access during your stay in Cortland, then you can choose from over 83 accommodations that have WiFi internet. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 30 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Cortland, you'll want to pick from 74 places to stay that provide parking. 30 accommodations have a a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 15 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Cortland accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 4 providers, including 62 places to stay from Airbnb, 14 accommodations from RedAwning and 11 places to stay from Priceline.

109 accommodations in Cortland have been reviewed; 54% are rated highly. You can instantly book any of 79 places to stay right now.

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