About the Region
Cayuga Health is located in the heart of the picturesque Finger Lakes Region and is well-known for diversity of culture and community. As home to Cornell and Ithaca College, the community’s primary educational system also ranks high for the state. The area is a bustle of artists and activities and is the 2nd largest wine region in the country. The entrepreneurial spirit is palpable with many independently owned restaurants and shops, and is considered a foodies paradise. This is all set amid a backdrop of lakes, state parks, and waterfalls. Come and live where others go to vacation.
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Cornell University, located on Ithaca’s East Hill, is an Ivy League school with world-class undergraduate and graduate programs. The community enjoys Cornell’s nationally known Bailey Hall Concert Series, world-renowned ornithology lab, botanical gardens, and one of the nation’s finest university art museums. Ithaca College, atop Ithaca’s South Hill, is the largest private, residential college in New York, and is widely known for its unique combination of liberal arts and professional studies. Tompkins Cortland Community College in nearby Dryden has one of New York’s finest two-year nursing degree programs.
The area school systems are excellent, befitting a college town, and the business community is thriving. Tompkins County Regional Airport is conveniently adjacent to the Business Technology Park.