Take a guided tour of Ithaca and Tompkins County's cultural heritage sites.
Dryden Town Historical Society Tours
Historic Southworth Homestead Tours: First Saturdays of the month, 10, 11, 12 noon (Dryden Historical Society, Southworth Homestead, 14 North Street, Dryden, NY)
Dryden Historical Society will offer tours around its historic home-Southworth Homestead-on the following Dates: July 7, August 4, September 1, and October 6. Suggested $5 donation. Private or Group tours, Phone 607-844-4691 or 607- 280-7328
UNVEILING ITHACA’S LIVING PAST TOUR
Select Fridays: June 29, July 20, August 24, 4-5pm. Meet at the trolley circle near Center Ithaca on The Commons.
This tour will focus on elements of living, working, playing, and honoring in and around what we now know as The Commons from both historical and current perspectives. The downtown area is the center of the county and holds narratives of individuals, institutions, organizations, business, and civic life. Free.
DOWNTOWN ITHACA ARCHITECTURAL WALKING TOUR
Select Fridays, July 6, July 13, July 27, August 3, August 10, 4-5 pm. Meet at the trolley circle near Center Ithaca on The Commons.
Ithaca’s downtown features historic gems that illustrate chapters in the history of the city. See how preservationists and developers have worked together to save these key components of Ithaca’s past. Free.
HISTORIC ITHACA WALK AND TALK SERIES
Saturdays, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM. Danby Community Church, July 14; Rogues’ Harbor in Lansing, July 21; Trumansburg, July 28; Enfield Falls in Robert H. Treman State Park, August 4; Village of Freeville, August 11.
This summer, stroll and explore selected landmarks in Tompkins County with our local municipal historians! This program will take place on Saturdays and last for about an hour.
All Walk & Talks begin at 11:00 a.m.
For more information about specific tours, go to the Historic Ithaca Walk and Talks page.
To RSVP for a tour, please email Christine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Private providers also have a wealth of guided tours available.
Experience! the Finger lakes
Explore the best of the Finger Lakes with our sister organization Experience! The Finger Lakes. Discover local wine and beer tours, farm-to-table cuisine, lakes and waterfalls, and much more!