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Ithaca Visitor Center - East Shore Drive

904 E Shore Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850-1026
+1 607-272-1313
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This welcome center has a good variety of pamphlets for the entire state of New York..The info is... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Barbara R J
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North Augusta
Great visitor center, well stocked with brochures and information

Stopped at the visitor center on the way to the house where we were staying. Lots of information on... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
acmepanda
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Donegal;PA
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Smarter than Siri! Our East Shore Drive Visitor Center is open year round for your visitor information needs. Located adjacent to Stewart Park where the Cayuga Waterfront Trail begins. Enjoy our deck overlooking Cayuga Lake. Inquire about restaurant recommendations, lodging bookings and event advice. FREE Ithaca & New York State maps available. FREE wireless. Don't leave Ithaca without your Ithaca is Gorges swag (available in our Visitor Center). For those visiting outside of our normal operating hours, we do have a 24 hour lobby available with literature and maps of the Ithaca and Tompkins County, NY area. For you geocachers, check out our Travel Bug Hotel.
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  • Very good21%
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20 Mar 2018
“Welcome center”
4 Jul 2017
“Great visitor center, well stocked with brochures and information”
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904 E Shore Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850-1026
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This welcome center has a good variety of pamphlets for the entire state of New York..The info is grouped by regions. There are staff members there to help. Maps are also available..There are few souvenirs to buy..I would like to see a better selection of...More

Thank Barbara R J
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Stopped at the visitor center on the way to the house where we were staying. Lots of information on everything in the area and nearby. Great maps of the wine trails around all of the lakes. Detailed info on shops, restaurants, tours, etc. The employee...More

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ESD_Visitor_Center, Manager at Ithaca Visitor Center - East Shore Drive, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and found lots of helpful information. Thank you for taking the time to leave a note.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Ample parking, a few handicap spaces, greeted upon entry, was asked if any particular place I was looking for, 2 extremely pleasant females, revolving racks all separated by counties in N.Y. etc...Ascertained many items for my future excursion and was asked by one female if...More

Thank arnold t
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ESD_Visitor_Center, Manager at Ithaca Visitor Center - East Shore Drive, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for taking a moment to leave a review of your visit. We hope you enjoyed your stay in the area and are glad you found our team helpful!

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is one of the most helpful Visitor Centers that we have ever used. The young woman who helped us was knowledgeable, upbeat, and eager to give us the information and literature that helped make our visit to Ithaca a success. *Use this facility!*

Thank Bob T
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ESD_Visitor_Center, Manager at Ithaca Visitor Center - East Shore Drive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. We greatly appreciate the time it took for you to write a quick note. I'll be sure to share your comments with my team.

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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

The Visitor Center is a little bit out of the way if you were downtown but if you're coming into town on Route 13 it's right at the bottom of the hill. If you going anywhere near Stewart Park you can walk right over to...More

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ESD_Visitor_Center, Manager at Ithaca Visitor Center - East Shore Drive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you for your note. We do also have two other Visitor Center locations in town. Our Downtown Visitor Center is open year round and is located on the Commons. We also have a seasonal Visitor Center at the Overlook at Taughannock. Both Taughannock and...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

This was a good place to stop to get a map and some ideas for sight-seeing. I was a bit disappointed that the woman at the counter did not offer more ideas for things to do that did not involve driving an hour or more....More

Thank Pat C
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ESD_Visitor_Center, Manager at Ithaca Visitor Center - East Shore Drive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you for your valuable feedback. This is great information to use for the development of our ongoing training programs.

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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Nothing to see here. But if you are spending a day or two in the Ithaca area, they have all the information you need. Very pleasant staff, knowledgeable and eager to inform.

Thank RonL40
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ESD_Visitor_Center, Manager at Ithaca Visitor Center - East Shore Drive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you for your note about your visit. I'm glad you found our team informative, knowledgeable and pleasant. Next time you are in, ask to be shown to the deck overlooking Cayuga Lake. It is a stunning view we'd be happy to share with you!

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Reviewed 2 March 2016

We only had limited time to visit Ithaca, so we started at the Visitors Center right next to Cayuga Lake. The views from the Visitors Center were beautiful! The woman working at the counter was very informative and really helped to summarize the things that...More

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ESD_Visitor_Center, Manager at Ithaca Visitor Center - East Shore Drive, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2016

Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience with our Visitor Center. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and greatly appreciate your feedback.

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Reviewed 17 December 2015

They have an exceptional array of everything to visit in the area and very helpful personnel with knowledge needed.

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ESD_Visitor_Center, Manager at Ithaca Visitor Center - East Shore Drive, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2015

Thank you for taking a few moments to write a review about our Visitor Center. We are glad you found the information we have available to be exceptional and that our staff were helpful and knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 6 December 2015

They had piles of information to share about anything you could possibly want to do in Ithaca and nearby fingerlike areas. Even have information about Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse etc. They have a really nice view of Cayuga Lake too. Not too bad a place to...More

Thank Smythe5
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ESD_Visitor_Center, Manager at Ithaca Visitor Center - East Shore Drive, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2015

Thank you for taking a moment to review our Visitor Center. We are glad you found the information we have helpful. We are quite proud of our view and enjoy sharing it with visitors to Ithaca.

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