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On Cayuga Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes, Ithaca, NY, is home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. Gorges. Enlightened. Quirky. Ithacans do things differently. For every day of the year, there is something interesting in this guidebook to see or do. Laurel Guy weaves 10,000 details into a portrait of the town, its people, and yes, the weather. Follow the original Yellow Brick Road. Hunt for the stone VW. Go rutabaga curling. Find Carl Sagan’s house, and more. Guy serves up Ithaca with irreverent humor, whimsy, and a touch of nostalgia. Natural wonders. Best views. Offbeat outings. Secret history and little-known stories. Cool Ithaca characters. Cornell trivia. Architectural treasures. Shops. Best restaurants. Bars. Coffee. Art. Festivals. Theatre. Wineries. Craft beer. Music. Dance. Waterfalls. Trails. Kidstuff. Day trips. Seasonal rituals. A celebration of “Ten Square Miles Surrounded by Reality.”
Size: 6″ x 9″ | 435 color images | 192 pp
ISBN13: 9780764352577 | Binding: soft cover
Laurel Guy is a founder of the Ithaca Artists Market and Circus Eccentrithaca. A 35-year resident, she is one of the most successful Realtors[add tm] in the region. She is often found downtown walking her dog, Hugo.