Winter is here.
There’s no need to stay inside! From skiing, ziplining, nordic trailblazing…adventure awaits you this winter in Cortland County. If you’re not a fan of the colder temperatures we recommend warming up with a wine or whiskey tasting or choose from local favorite food spots. Avoid cabin fever with museum must-sees or award-winning theatre and nationally renowned music.
Whichever excites you, make it your own and Experience Cortland.
Greek Peak is the largest ski resort in the Finger Lakes with 55 trails, beginners’ slope, and four Terrain Parks. Greek Peak also operates a full-service Nordic Center with groomed trails and Snowshoeing and Tubing Center.
Cortland County is home to some of the most unique festivals and fairs in Upstate New York with some that have been around for decades, and others newly formed to get the most out of each season.
From the Gilded Age home of an industrial era inventor, impressive archives and intriguing stories, a massive living history complex of trucks to America’s Civil War, and an open-air museum that is a 19th century garden cemetery. Explore the stories that have helped create the Cortland County that it is today.
Cortland Beer Company got its start over 6 years ago and was very much a grassroots effort to create a brewery in Historic Downtown Cortland. As a farm brewery we are now allowed to serve delicious draughts, flights as wells as kegs, growlers and cans to go. Here at CBC we operate on a 20 barrel system and we take pride in the fact that all of our tasty beers are brewed right here.
Toggenburg has 21 trails across this scenic mountain including two terrain parks, serviced by five lifts, along with a Tubing Center and a unique slope side restaurant.
Lime Hollow offers several sets of (adult) cross-country skis and (adult and child) snowshoes for rent, to use on our well-marked ski trail: a 2.25-mile loop, rated easy to moderate, which starts and finishes at our visitor center, and meanders through gently rolling hills, open fields, pine forests, and nearby ponds and streams.
The Center for the Arts is a presenter of the arts and a proponent of community enrichment through world-class entertainment and arts education.
Dragonfyre Distillery is located on top of a hill in Central New York’s Cortland County.Cortland is the home of both the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons, and Dragonfyre Distillery LLC, so Dragons are part of Cortland’s history! The Distillery and Tasting Room are an experience for all whiskey (and dragon) lovers to enjoy.
Offering 24 trails and over 250 acres, skiers and boarders can also take advantage of the Inter-Mountain Passport at Labrador Mountain. Enjoy night skiing on a number of trails.
Breathtaking natural beauty and the quiet stillness of a snow-covered trail are just part of the appeal of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The Greek Peak Cross Country/Nordic Center at Hope Lake offers you the perfect setting, with a wide variety of trails for all ability levels and a warming hut.
CRT boasts a superb artistic and technical staff, built around a core of professionals augmented by talented local performers. Dedicated community volunteers also devote countless hours to the innumerable activities that go on behind the scenes.
With 22 groomed trails and 6 lifts, skiers and boarder of all levels can enjoy the slopes. Inter-Mountain Passport holders can enjoy Song Mountain for two mountains for the price of one.
Colder temperatures have finally arrived in Cortland County but that doesn’t mean you should stay in every night! Over the coming winter months we’ll share some suggestions for hearty, soul warming food.
If you’re up for a challenge – and a breathtaking good time – the Outdoor Adventure Center at Greek Peak Mountain Resort is ready to deliver, with enough adrenaline-pumping excitement and adventure to make it a memorable experience for the whole family.