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Cortland County Resources during COVID-19

For the safety of you and those around you, please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Wear a cloth face covering over your mouth and nose when around others.
  • Keep at least 6 feet between yourself and others if you are in public.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Need to sneeze or cough? Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or use your elbow.
  • If you are exhibiting any signs of illness, please stay home. If you are sick with COVID-19 or think you have COVID-19, follow these steps to care for yourself and to help protect other people in your home and community.

Visit www.experiencecortland/travel-safety for up-to-date resources and information.

Let’s face it: as a college student, life is tough enough with classes, jobs, extracurricular activities and relationships, all while trying to keep in touch with your family. The workload and responsibilities can get overwhelming at times; Don't forget to take a break from the books and enjoy a day in the beautiful city and county around you.

Luckily, the Experience Cortland staff is here to help you explore life beyond the classroom! With its rich array of cultural attractions, historic sites, beautiful parks and diverse restaurants and shops, Cortland County is the ultimate college destination.

Keep scrolling to starting points to discover life beyond the campus!

 

30,000+

acres of state forest land for outdoor recreation, hiking and mountain biking

25

reasons to celebrate all year long at Cortland County festivals and events

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opportunities to indulge in a sweet treat on the Cortland County Ice Cream Trail


EXPERIENCE CORTLAND

EAT

Curious about the best places to eat near campus? Fear not, we have a long list of eateries that will rock your taste buds and are friendly to a college student's budget. Here's a guide to all things food in Cortland County.

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EVENTS

From food and drink to music and parades, Cortland County finds reasons to celebrate all year long.

 

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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

If you love to ski, hike or paddle - Cortland County has no shortage of opportunities for outdoor recreation.

 

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LET'S PAR TEE

If you love and appreciate fun, enjoy a round of mini-golf at Shipwreck Amusements. Did you know they are home to the Guinness World Record Longest Miniature Golf Hole?

 

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MODERN-DAY TREASURE HUNT

Experience Cortland has a high-tech twist on the classic Scavenger Hunt game. Grab your Smartphone and your sense of wanderlust, and embark on the Experience Cortland GeoTour

 

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FALL ACTIVITIES

CREEP IT REAL THIS HALLOWEEN

If you're looking for a spooky adventure that is a wicked good time, put the 38th Annual Chiller Haunted House at the Center for the Arts of Homer on your calendar!

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GET LOST IN A CORN MAZE

Take a short drive to Trinity Valley Farm to get lost in a ___-acre corn maze! Afterwards, treat yourself to a fall treat in the country store (donuts anyone?), pick a pumpkin for your dorm room, or pet a few of the baby farm animals.

 

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FREAK AT THE PEAK

Imagine ziplining in complete darkness, exposed to zombies and creatures that go bump in the night. Now that it's officially spooky season, you can subject yourself to this exact horror at Greek Peak Mountain Resort!

 

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DONUT WORRY, BE HAPPY

Fall wouldn't be complete with a trip to Hollenbeck's Cider Mill for donuts, apple cider and pumpkin pie. Keep tabs on their Facebook page for their fall opening date!

 

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FALL-INSPIRED ART

Looking to transform your dorm room or apartment for the cozy season? Cheerful & Creative has a great lineup of paint & sip classes filled with pumpkins, skeletons and more. No experience necessary!

 

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