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.
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.
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.
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.
At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of the best providers - Airbnb, Glamping Hub, priceline and others. Cortland has 264 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Cortland can be affordable - the lowest price vacation rental is available at $25 per night. In general, a place to stay in Cortland will cost you $233 per night.
If you need internet access during your stay in Cortland, then you can choose from over 56 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 11 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 19 accommodations that have gyms. If you're planning on arriving in Cortland by car, be sure to choose from 52 accommodations that provide parking. We have 17 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
AllTheRooms has 14 pet-friendly places to stay in Cortland, so if you're traveling with your cat or dog you won't have any problems.
In Cortland AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 50 places to stay from Airbnb, 9 accommodations from Glamping Hub and 9 places to stay from priceline.
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