Lynne Parks �¢??68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House


Holiday Getaway


Looking for a luxury family escape for the holidays?

What about an amazing place for your out-of-town guests?

Either way, experience northern hospitality in historic downtown Cortland

Treat the family to a once in a lifetime experience by recreating early 20th century living. No, there will not be any oil lamps or wood burning stoves to fuss with. But instead, you and your loved ones will bask in the luxuries of modern conveniences while taking a step back in time. The Parks Alumni House is a magnificent mansion in Central New York recognized for its elegant rooms, exquisite décor and warm hospitality. Located in the historic district of downtown Cortland, the Parks Alumni House is an impressive bed and breakfast that serves as the perfect place to spend a week away with close family and friends. Bask in the luxuries of this massive 15,000 square-foot-mansion this holiday season!

Things to do:

Being centrally located between Syracuse and Ithaca, there are endless winter activities that can be enjoyed. Here are some ideas we’ve come up with:

  • Ski or snowboard at one of our 4 nearby mountainsskigeneric
  • Hit the trails for some cross-country skiing
  • Try an afternoon of snowshoeing  through our geocache trails
  • Spend a day at Hope Lake Lodge Indoor Water Park
  • Take the family tubing at one of our mountains
  • Check out our four local breweries. Starting from Ithaca on back to Cortland
  • Warm up next to one of our 3 fireplaces with a good book
  • Visit one of the largest malls in the nation; Destiny USA in Syracuse NY
  • Enjoy local dining and shopping in a small urban setting
  • Go ice skating at a number of facilities (indoor and outdoor) nearby

Package Includes:

  • 7 days/6 nights of exclusive use of the Parks Alumni House
  • Access to all of the bedrooms (5) and common areas (6); includes 3 fireplaces
    • Sleeping arrangements accommodate up to 10 people
  • Continental Breakfast each morning – some restrictions may apply
  • YMCA day pass (located across the street) – some restrictions may apply
  • Daily turndown service – some restrictions may apply
  • Concierge service for booking reservations
  • Use of our kitchen
  • On-site laundry
  • Invite family and friends over to wine and dine them in YOUR mansion


  • 7 days/6 nights of exclusive use of the Parks Alumni House between the dates of Saturday, December 20th 2014 to Saturday, January 3rd 2015. Call for pricing and booking procedure 607-753-1561607-753-1561

30 minutes from Syracuse Airport
25 minutes from Ithaca Airport