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About Trumansburg, NY

About Trumansburg 2Located in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, the Trumansburg area is the proud home of Taughannock Falls State Park, is situated near Cayuga and Seneca Lakes, and is an easy drive to Ithaca — home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. The Trumansburg area offers a unique opportunity for visitors to enjoy a variety of cultural activities while immersed within the natural beauty and landscape of the Finger Lakes.
The Village of Trumansburg has a small town, upbeat atmosphere that welcomes locals and visitors alike to stop by for a day or to stay for awhile. Main Street (Route 96) is a unique blend of historical and contemporary architecture, with its diversity of shops and services. The Village provides an assortment of restaurants, a weekly Farmers Market featuring local produce and crafts, and a vibrant nightlife with plenty of live music, all within walking distance of each other.
Walking through the Village will give you a glimpse of homes and businesses in architectural styles such as Gothic, Italianate, and Federal. Historical markers note places of interest such as the Camp House, Abner Treman’s initial settlement site, and the path of Sullivan’s Army during the Revolutionary War. Nearby is the hamlet of Jacksonville, a small community on Route 96 with an abundant cultural and farming heritage. To the north of Trumansburg are the historic and picturesque villages of Interlaken and Lodi. Stop in for a visit and learn more about the area’s past. {…Read More…}

Local Living

Local LivingTrumansburg enjoys a healthy local economy that can support and sustain many small businesses, and has robust real estate market with an average home price of $200,000. Trumansburg also boasts a nationally ranked school district; offering the most AP courses in the area as well as extracurricular enrichment activities. There are opportunities to volunteer at the local clubs and organizations such as Lions Club, Rotary, and the Trumansburg Central School District Foundation. Those interested in learning about local history will enjoy the Ulysses, Interlaken, Lodi and Ovid Historical Societies, which are open to visitors throughout the year.

Local Attractions

Local AttractionsAt the heart of the Trumansburg area is the Taughannock Falls State Park. Stop at the lookout on Taughannock Park Road to snap some seasonal photos of the falls. Take a stroll along the waterfront. Enjoy public swimming, picnic and playground areas. Relax on the expansive lawn for one of the summer outdoor concerts. The area also offers opportunities for biking, kayaking, boating, golfing, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling or cross country skiing. There are several convenient stops on the Cayuga Lake Wine trail in the area. You’ll also find a unique mix of businesses, goods, and services. {…Read More…}

Local Tastes

Local TastesThe Trumansburg area is home to fine restaurants, family dining, pubs, and wineries and many of which feature local music and innovative cuisine. In addition to the traditional, Trumansburg boasts a chocolatier. The Farmer’s Market offers locally grown and organic fare, as do the area community supported agriculture (CSA) farms. In town, meander down Main Street and take in the sights, sounds and offerings from our locally owned businesses and artists. There are a variety of overnight accommodations, from charming inns and bed & breakfasts to locally owned campgrounds and camping areas within the State Park and the National Forest. {…Read More…}