Fun Things To Do in Ithaca, NY

Welcome to East Pointe Apartments in Ithaca, NY, a part of Ithaca, NY! Our community features various size apartments from one to three bedrooms, all up-to-date with different layouts. Our neighborhood boasts with energy and excitement! Take a look at a few of the many things to do right around the corner from your apartment in Ithaca, NY!


Spend a full day exploring Downtown Ithaca Commons or bring your out of town friends and family! Here, you will find endless places to dine whether it be upscale dining, pubs, dessert, or just a quick coffee. You don’t have to be Italian to visit Ciao!, a casual family style Italian restaurant with a modern flare. Whether you’re craving wood fired pizza, pasta, or a sandwich, they have it all with a Tuscan flair! Looking for a quick slice of pizza? Northeast Pizza & Beer Co is less than two miles from your apartment door step in Ithaca, NY. Choose to dine in or get it delivered. Either way you won’t be disappointed! Across the street you will find Ithaca Bakery, which has been around since 1910 and is Ithaca’s longest running family owned bakery. Ithaca Bakery features awesome sandwiches, homemade entrées and salads, artisan breads and bagels, mouth watering pastry, outstanding cheeses and, most importantly, coffee! If you’re craving sushi, you’ve got some options. Mitsuba and Sumo both offer unique and creative options. These restaurants are all within two miles of your apartment in Ithaca, NY!

Museums, Art, and History

You’re always on a scenic route in Ithaca, but if you are looking for local galleries, studios, or museums, there are no shortage of options, all located close to your apartment in Ithaca, NY. Some Art Gallery options include: Corners Gallery, North Star Art Gallery, Cornell University - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca College - Handwerker Gallery, and John Hartell Gallery. Sciencenter, rated the #1 museum in Ithaca offers interactive exhibits to educate not only your little ones, but you, too! Museum of the Earth allows you to explore our world through a mix of natural history displays, interactive science features, and art exhibitions. Learn about the history of Ithaca and Tompkins County at The History Center! These are all just a short drive from your apartment in Ithaca, NY.

Breweries and Wineries

If you enjoy beer, you can’t come to Ithaca without visiting Ithaca Beer Company. Not only do they brew award-winning beer, but their involvement in the community is something to write home about! Looking to do a brewery tour? Ithaca boasts its variety of breweries, such as Liquid State Brewing Company, Scale House Brewery & Pub and Bacchus Brewing Company to name a few. Like the finer things in wine? There are 25 wineries along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, most of which are kid (and dog) friendly. You will also find cideries mixed in along the trail, too! Although this may be a drive from your apartment in Ithaca, NY, the scenic drive and your destination makes it all worth it.

Kid-friendly Activities

Sciencenter and Museum of the Earth, listed above, will not disappoint. They have something for every age! In the summer, visit the State Park or Ithaca Falls, some of the top experiences in Ithaca!

Shopping & Misc.

Sunny Days, located in Downtown Ithaca, sells crafts and gifts all made by artisans in NY state. If you’re just visiting or want to show pride for your community, stop in for postcards, music, photography and much more! Support your local farms and stop by Ithaca Farmers Market. There are several location around town, but don’t miss out on the weekend market days located in a large waterfront pavilion.

There is no shortage of fun to be had if you live in the area. Submit an application for East Pointe Apartments in Ithaca, NY to enjoy this lively area right in your backyard!