Cornell Botanic Gardens, Ithaca

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Cornell Botanic Gardens is located in Ithaca. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Ithaca holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Cornell Botanic Gardens and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Stopped into the shop and walked the grounds. Very nice store with gift ideas, etc. Amazed at how much effort they put into labeling the plantings. Would recommend for a pleasant walk.  more »
  • The Cornell Plantation's Botanic Garden is a wonder. From herb gardens, both for culinary and medicinal purposes, to a beautiful hill covered with azaleas, rhodies, hostas, and bulbs, to experimental ...  more »
  • Ithaca has grown rapidly and lost the quaint aspect of years gone by, but a walk through the paths of the arboretum is a way to reacquaint with nature and the surrounding peace while examining the exq...  more »
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  • Lovely, free, browse at your leisure garden. Great for kids- there's herbs, edibles, and more. They are welcome to touch/smell, etc. A nice, super shady arbor/tunnel runs along one side of the garden- great for a packed lunch, an easy stroll to Beebe lake should you want to walk around the lake. Majority of the garden has direct sunlight and no shade-bring a hat/shades/etc. Restrooms in the visitor center. Gift shop too. Out door patio seating also there. It's a drive to get to the lily ponds. Free parking.
  • Great place to walk first hour free parking. Check out Bebe lake and the nearby waterfall.
  • Beautiful, Cornell does a fabulous job at keeping the grounds tamed so there are many easy paths and gorgeous routes to take.
  • Nice place to be near nature. fresh air.
  • Beautiful gardens with lots of vivd colors and textures.

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