about us

Ithaca Heritage is a collaborative effort to highlight the heritage tourism opportunities in Ithaca and Tompkins County. Explore self-guided walking, biking and driving tours of Tompkins County through our Ithaca Heritage approved tours on PocketSights.

Ithaca and Tompkins County have a variety of rich assets and stories, and the collective capacity to tell them well. The County’s Heritage Tourism Network is committed to developing a full range of heritage tours to include diverse themes and topics such as: Natural History; the Changing Landscape; Rural Assets; History of Higher Education; African American Heritage; Ithaca as a Progressive Community; Native American Heritage; Notable Figures; Changing Demographics; Women’s Rights; Archaeology; Architecture; Historic Sites; Public Art; Public Spaces; Commerce, Innovation and Industrial History; Food and Agriculture; and Transportation. Because we are a community that Makes History Every Day the possibilities are almost endless.