They also are located very close to the vineyards and many beatiful state parks with waterfalls, etc.
Cornell does draw a wide range of populations and people to Ithaca but on it's own without Cornell, Ithaca is not going to be a great dating area.
Weather questions are really dependent on the person.
If you are really serious, make the investment and fly in for a visit right now- its still cold and you'll get to see it at probably its worst!
I've traveled all over the country and spent time in a lot of cities- there is something unique and special about Ithaca.
Ithaca looks like a perfect match on "paper" that is. available single men, job opportunities, etc.) and the weather (wasn't nearly cold compared to the horror stories I hear about upstate NY).
My family and friends think I'm crazy to want to move across the country to a freezing little university town, by myself.
Per Mapquest from the center of 14850 to the center of 10001 is 225.16 miles.
That's 4 hours without traffic, especially if one is driving the typical Ithaca car, a 1990 Honda Civic wagon held together by bumperstickers. You are in close proximity to other cities too like Syracuse, Rochester, Binghamton and Elmira, among others.
Now, I'm 38, single no kids and want to return to graduate school to finish my Ph D.
Honestly I can't stand Los Angeles anymore and am ready to escape.
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