Discover a selection of 16 vacation rentals in Ithaca, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at $125 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Ithaca. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Travel to artsy Ithaca

Come and experience Ithaca and its theater scene, entertainment and festivals. This city's university setting, waterfalls and restaurants draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Ithaca

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Ithaca has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • EcoVillage at Ithaca (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Cascades Indoor Waterpark (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Sheldrake Point Winery (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Greek Peak Mountain Resort (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Wagner Vineyards (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the waterfalls and other natural features in Ithaca

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Ithaca is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Watkins Glen State Park (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Ithaca Falls Natural Area (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Buttermilk Falls State Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Robert H. Treman State Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Taughannock Falls State Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Ithaca

The nearest airport is in Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional), located 4.2 mi (6.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Elmira, NY (ELM-Elmira - Corning Regional), which is 27.9 mi (44.9 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Ithaca?

Whatever vacation experience you're seeking, you'll find a rental in or around Ithaca that suits your style. These are some of our top picks:

  • Make the most of handy extras like nearby hunting activities and winery tours at "Almost An Island In Cayuga Lake Private And Panoramic 650' Of Level Lake Frontage". Located around 7 miles from Ithaca, this property has 3 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "Retreat - Like Setting". Located around 10 miles from the heart of Ithaca, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with an electric kettle and lowered locks.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Ithaca vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Ithaca?

You sure can! From basic retreats to upmarket escapes, Vrbo has a range of log cabins to rent in or near Ithaca. If you're the adventurous type, you'll love these options:

  • "Mountain Queen Log Cabin": This fantastic cabin is the ideal base for having fun outdoors. Fishing and mountain biking are some activities you can do in the area when you're not chilling in your comfy cabin.
  • "One Room Log Cabin In Beautiful Woodland Campground": After a big day of trying out some local activities, such as hiking and biking and mountain biking, recharge your batteries at this unique property.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Ithaca?

We all need some "me time" from time to time. If you're yearning for a couple of long mornings lounging around hugging a coffee, we've got some wonderful weekend getaways in and near Ithaca. Check out a few of our favorites:

  • "Retreat - Like Setting" is ideal for a couple of days of enjoyment and rest. It features useful amenities, such as winery tours and a balcony, and is located roughly 10 miles to the northwest of Ithaca.
  • "On Cayuga Wine Trail, Luxurious 6 Bedrooms" is another top-rated option to consider. It's around 9 miles to the northwest of Ithaca and comes with heating, an oven and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Ithaca?

You sure can. If you're tracking down a simple yet stylish stay, you can't go wrong with a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently placed in the middle of town. We recommend the following options in or near Ithaca:

  • Chill by yourself or take a few pals to "Apt. Near Cayuga Lake And 215' Waterfall. Clean And Disinfected". You'll have loads of amenities to take advantage of, including off-street parking options and internet services.
  • "Luxurious, Private, Contemporary 1bedroom Apartment In Ithaca Ny" is another terrific choice, offering all you could want for the perfect Ithaca vacation. Some amenities here include internet services and air conditioning.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Ithaca?

Whether you're looking for a compact apartment for you and a few friends or a villa with enough room for the family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Ithaca. These retreats make the perfect base for a quick visit:

  • For a fantastic few nights away, you can't go wrong with "Spring Birds Are Singing At Grandma's House And They're Waiting To Sing To You". It's close to the center of Ithaca, along with loads of things to see and do.
  • Alternatively, book a few nights at "Apt. Near Cayuga Lake And 215' Waterfall. Clean And Disinfected". This comfy, centrally located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Ithaca?

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a wonderful way to spice up your love life. Whisk your honey off for a few days at one of these appealing escapes in or near Ithaca:

  • Put on some relaxing music and kick back together at "Plan Your Getaway In The Gorgeous Finger Lakes". Around 6 miles from Ithaca, this property has everything you need for a romantic weekend away, including skiing facilities and winery tours.
  • Alternatively, spend a few blissful days canoodling and sipping Champagne at "Almost An Island In Cayuga Lake Private And Panoramic 650' Of Level Lake Frontage", around 7 miles from Ithaca. Winery tours and air conditioning will help set the mood.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Ithaca?

You'll find some impressive mansions for rent in and near Ithaca. If you're chasing somewhere with lots of room as well as loads of wow factor, these architectural stunners will be right up your alley:

  • Approximately 0.1 miles to the northeast of Ithaca is "Beautifully Decorated Stone Mansion Near Downtown Ithaca". Along with its grand design, you'll be impressed by its first-class amenities, such as golf and beauty services.
  • With a fireplace, a firepit and plenty of other awesome amenities, "The Tower House Victorian Mansion" will get your squad's stamp of approval. This sleek retreat is around 1 mile to the northwest of Ithaca.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Ithaca?

Big groups mean big fun. They also mean finding a place that'll easily fit your whole gang. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Ithaca and get everybody together under the same roof:

  • You'll have ample space to move around at "On Cayuga Wine Trail, Luxurious 6 Bedrooms". Around 9 miles northwest of Ithaca, this sizable property has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a fireplace and a firepit.
  • Nothing takes priority over being with the people you love, and "Beautifully Decorated Stone Mansion Near Downtown Ithaca" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 0.1 miles to the northeast of Ithaca, as many as 14 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A garden and a kitchen are among the numerous amenities you'll have at hand.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Ithaca?

Nothing says fun like a pool does. Grab your inflatable swan and browse these rental houses in or near Ithaca that feature this vacation necessity:

  • Switch to vacay mode at "Summer Time Is Here With Lots To Do Around Grandma's House", where your main priority will be pool time. Amenities including a nearby laundromat and a dishwasher help make this getaway a favorite with guests.
  • "Relaxing Cayuga Lake House Close To Everything Dog Friendly" is the sort of place you go to get away from everything and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A separate dining area and a garden are also on hand to make your stay nice and comfy.

Not sure how to pack for your Ithaca escape? This popular destination has a humid continental climate. In summer, expect average temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 75 ºF. Check out our range of Ithaca vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Ithaca?

No matter if your ideal escape is up in the hills or on the beach, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with people you love. Check out these large family vacation rentals in or near Ithaca and bring the whole gang:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "Almost An Island In Cayuga Lake Private And Panoramic 650' Of Level Lake Frontage", which has 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 7 guests. This retreat is located 7 miles to the north of Ithaca and features amenities such as a video library and a separate dining area.
  • Another great option is "On Cayuga Wine Trail, Luxurious 6 Bedrooms". This vacation rental is 9 miles northwest of Ithaca and comes with a dishwasher, a dining table and more. With 6 bedrooms accommodating up to 14 people, you won't need to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you're eager to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have far to go. Taughannock Falls State Park, Museum of the Earth and Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary offer fun for young and old.