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What if a whole city said thanks? Welcome to Winter Recess 2014!

Ithaca's Winter Recess celebrates public school teachers and school employees with entertainment, activities, family fun and discounts throughout the community.  During Winter Recess, Ithaca opens its doors to the pre-K-12 community, offering you a chance to relax, refresh and renew among friends in a city built on education. You'll discover a discounted week of outdoor recreation, and indoor relaxation. We've put the whole city on sale, just for you. Best of all, Winter Recess registration is free! Thank you, teachers. Ithaca loves you!


LODGING DEALS
$99.00
Benn Conger Inn
The beautiful Benn Conger Inn welcomes teachers, school employees and their families with a special rate of just $99.
Very Important Teacher Pass
$99.00
La Tourelle Resort & Spa
Teachers and their pets are always VIP's at La Tourelle Resort & Spa with rates starting at $99.00!
Very Important Teacher Pass Coupon Guest pass
$125.00
Inn on Columbia
The Inn on Columbia wants to be the Teachers' Pet! Rates starting at $125 per night!
Very Important Teacher Pass
$175.00
The Statler Hotel at Cornell University
The Statler Hotel in the heart of Cornell University is offering a $175 rate for teachers, district employees and retired educators!
Very Important Teacher Pass
$109.00
Rogues' Harbor Inn, Restaurant & Brewing Co.
Stay at our National Historic Landmark Inn starting at just $109!
WINE & DINE
Americana Vineyards
Receive a FREE wine tasting (including limited release wines) and 10% off wine purchases in the winery. (Tasting value $6).
Very Important Teacher Pass Coupon Guest pass
Bandwagon Brewpub
Free Bandwagon beer flight or dessert with purchase of entree, sandwich or large salad.
Very Important Teacher Pass Guest pass
Knapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant
VITs receive a FREE tasting and a retail pack of homemade biscotti. Plus, an additional 5% discount on all quantity bottle purchases. Teacher's pets receive half price tastings and a sample pack of biscotti.
Very Important Teacher Pass Coupon Guest pass
Boatyard Grill
Purchase one entree to receive the second of equal or lesser value FREE. Valid Tuesday, February 18 only. $20 max value.
Very Important Teacher Pass Coupon Guest pass
Bet the Farm Winery
Receive a FREE tasting plus 15% off any purchase.
Very Important Teacher Pass Coupon Guest pass
EVENTS
Get Spicy at the Downtown Chili Cook-Off
Very Important Teacher Pass Coupon
Beer Tours!
Very Important Teacher Pass Guest pass
Galumpha
Experience! The Finger Lakes Wine & Waterfall Tour
DEALS
Ithaca Family Chiropractic, LLC
Mention your VIT pass when you make an appointment and bring it with you the day of your appt. to receive a FREE initial consultation, exam and evaluation. $200 value.
Very Important Teacher Pass Coupon
Cayuga Nature Center
Nature Center admission is free all week for teachers with a VIT pass and for their guests with a Teacher's Pet pass. The Nature Center will be open all week (normally closed on Monday) to welcome teachers and their families over the break!
Very Important Teacher Pass Coupon Guest pass
Heron Creek Cards & Gifts
Receive a gift - $2.25 value - with minimum purchases of $5, or take 10% discount.
Very Important Teacher Pass Coupon
H&R Block at the Shops at Ithaca Mall
Free second look for 2010, 2011, 2012 or 2013 taxes. $59 amend if necessary ($149 value).
Very Important Teacher Pass Guest pass
Museum of the Earth
Museum admission is half-price all week for teachers with a VIT pass and for their guests with a Teacher's Pet pass. The Museum will be open all week (normally closed Tuesday and Wednesday) to welcome teachers and their families over the break!
Very Important Teacher Pass Guest pass