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, including:

  • Women's Rights
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Historic Sites
  • Public Art
  • Public Spaces
  • Commerce, Innovation, and Industrial History
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Transportation
  • 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

Because we are a community that Makes History Every Day, the possibilities are almost endless.