Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Cortland

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and festivals and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Cortland. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the university setting, football games and restaurants. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Cortland

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Cortland has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cortland Beer Company (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Cortland Country Music Park and Campground (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Elm Tree Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Cascades Indoor Waterpark (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Greek Peak Mountain Resort (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Song Mountain Resort (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Cortland

Travelers enjoy Cortland for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in December, February, March or January, when snowfall averages 24.97 inches and temperatures average 16°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cortland

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Cortland is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dwyer Memorial Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Bahar Nature Preserve (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Cornell Plantations (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Ithaca Falls Natural Area (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Lansing Park (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Dewitt Park (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Cortland

The nearest airport is in Cortland, NY (CTX-Cortland County), located 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional), which is 15.8 mi (25.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Cortland?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 66 vacation rentals near Cortland. From 25 Houses to 13 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cortland for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Cortland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cortland. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • 1890 House Museum: 115 vacation rentals
  • Cascades Indoor Waterpark: 102 vacation rentals
  • Central New York Living History Center: 107 vacation rentals
  • Cortland Country Music Park and Campground: 97 vacation rentals
  • Elm Tree Golf Course: 173 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cortland listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cortland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 25 Houses in Cortland. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cortland include:

  • Cottages: 13 rentals available
  • Cabins: 13 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 13 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cortland?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Cortland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.