Cortland offers the best of vacation getaways: it is nestled in the mountains for excellent winter sports, and yet close by are lakes that offer fabulous summer fun. No matter what the season, check out Choice hotels in Cortland that keep you close to a number of activities, including:
Greek Peak offers outdoor fun for the whole family: downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing are favorite winter activities, while boating, hiking and mountain biking fill summer days. There is an adventure park that offers four tandem ziplines, a mountain coaster and winter snow tubing.
If you would like something a little less active, try the Shipwreck Golf Amusement Center, which offers both indoor blacklight and outdoor miniature golf (with spinners that challenge even the most experienced miniature golfer), a paintball shooting range, a “bounce house” and family-friendly music from TV shows.
You can also check out the Cascades Indoor Waterpark, with separate slides for adults and for kids, which features excellent lifeguards, a wavepool and “baby pool” for very small children.
The CNY Living History Center offers displays well-designed and the historical collections celebrating local, national and foreign military history. Your children will enjoy the large working model train collection and the Brockway Truck Museum.
While you are thinking history, think about seeing the 1890 House Museum, an excellent example of a wealthy industrialist’s home from the Victorian era—in this case, the inventor of window screens (which he called “wire cloth”). Stained glass windows and shining woodwork help you get a feel for the lifestyle of the social class.
If you enjoy country music and are visiting over a weekend, then head over to the Cortland Country Music Park for live bands, square dancing and more. The Hall of Fame has a terrific collection of memorabilia illustrating the history of country music.
Cortland is a great place to visit! And if you are looking for a great place to stay, check out the Cortland, NY hotels below and book your winter or summer getaway today!
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