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Getting There

By Air -- The regional Ithaca/Tompkins County Airport (ITH), 72 Brown Rd., Ithaca (tel. 607/257-0456; www.ithaca-airport.com or www.flyithaca.com), is serviced by US Airways and Northwest Airlines. It's less than 10 miles north of town on Route 13.

By Car -- Ithaca is about a 4-hour drive from New York City. The nearest major highways are I-81, which travels north to Syracuse, and Route 17, which heads west to Corning. Routes 13 and 96B head directly into Ithaca.

By Bus -- Greyhound stops in Ithaca at the Brenda Wallace Bus Terminal, 710 W. State St. (tel. 800/231-2222 or 607/272-7930); Shortline Bus (tel. 800/631-8405 or 607/277-8800; www.shortlinebus.com) travels to Ithaca, also stopping at 710 W. State St., as well as Elmira, from New York City.

Visitor Information

The Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention & Visitors Bureau is located at 904 E. Shore Dr., Ithaca (tel. 800/284-8422 or 607/272-1313; www.visitithaca.com). A new downtown Visitors Center and Ticket Center, opened in June 2009, is located at 171 The Commons (tel. 607/273-7482).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.