Cornell campus map Buttermilk Falls State Park - Near the Ithaca College campus, the park lives up to its unique name. Finger Lakes Trail - Hiking trails that go on for miles. Cayuga Lake - The longest of the Finger Lakes, it is beautiful year round. Cornell's Johnson Museum of Art - Designed by architect I.M. Pei, this museum has an impressive art collection and an equally impressive view of Ithaca. Cornell Lab of Ornithology - One of the nation's premier research institutes for birds, it is now housed in a new, state of the art building overlooking the 224-acre Sapsucker Woods. Cornell Plantations - The Plantations is a museum of living plants with a network of trails through campus providing natural areas for hiking and nature appreciation. Finger Lakes Wine Trail - encompasses both the Cayuga and Seneca wine trails. (The Cayuga Wine Trail is closest to Cornell.) Ithaca Events- A calendar of local events. Ithaca/Tompkins County Visitor Bureau - Newcomers to the area can request a copy of their comprehensive and well designed guide. 1 (800) 28-ITHACA Ithaca Discovery Trail - A quick primer on some attractions popular to the area. Museum of the Earth at PRI - A new public natural history exhibit facility for one of the nation's largest fossil collections. The Sciencenter - An educational experience geared towards the younger view, it is equally fascinating for the young at heart. Taughannock Falls State Park - The 783-acre park contains the highest straight drop waterfall east of the Mississippi River.