Apres Ski in Greek Peak

Greek Peak Village

Greek Peak has a small condo village on a hill across the street from the ski area. The Hope Lake Lodge and Cascades Waterpark is also located across from the ski resort and adjacent to the condo complexes.

Greek Peak Village

Greek Peak’s village is located across the street from the ski area and is the site of Greek Peak’s accomodations. The village does not have a pedestrian core, but rather is a collection of condominiums anchored by the Hope Lake Lodge.

The city of Cortland is the closest nearby town and offers some bars and restaurants. Slightly farther away, the city of Ithaca, home to Cornell University, has a pedestrian downtown on the Ithaca Commons.

Greek Peak Restaurants & Bars

Apart from the food at the ski resort itself, Greek Peak has several on-site restaurants in the Hope Lake Lodge. Nearby Cortland offers more dining options, while Ithaca (25-30 mins away) has a number of world-renowned restaurants. Apres-ski is limited to the base lodge bar.

Dining at Greek Peak Resort in the Hope Lake Lodge

Acorn Grill – the main restaurant at the Hope Lake Lodge, the family-friendly Acorn Grill serves dinner 7 days a week. The food is simple, American fare.
Bobcat Lounge – the bar at the Hope Lake Lodge, the Bobcat Lounge specializes in local craft brews and light fare.

Edgewater Cafe at Cascades Indoor Waterpark – located in Greek Peak’s indoor waterpark, the Edgewater Cafe serves pizza, hamburgers, fries and kid-friendly fare.

Dining in Cortland

The nearby city of Cortland offers a number of fast food restaurants like McDonalds, Kentucky Fried Chicken, A&W Root Beer, and Applebee’s.

Dining in Ithaca

Boatyard Grill – located on the Cayuga Inlet at the base of Lake Cayuga, The Boatyard Grill is Ithaca’s only waterfron restaurant.

Moosewood Restaurant – famous for its vegetarian cookbook, the Moosewood Restaurant has been proving meatless can still be delicious since 1973.

Shortstop Deli – world-famous for its hot subs, Shortstop Deli and its “Hot Truck” have been featured on the Food Network. Open 24/7/365, Shortstop is a popular choice with Cornell students. We recommend the “SUI” – hold the mushrooms.

Greek Peak Apres-Ski

Apres-ski is limited to the Bobcat Lounge (in the Hope Lake Lodge) and the Trax Pub and Grill in the main base lodge. Ithaca has a lively bar scene, both downtown near the Ithaca Commons and near Cornell University in Collegetown.

Greek Peak Other Activities

Greek Peak has a wide variety of indoor and outdoor off-hill activities, so the fun doesn’t need to stop when the skiing ends.

Greek Peak Cross Country Skiing

The nordic center at Greek Peak offers 10 miles of trails for all levels of cross country skiers and snowshoers. The trails wind their way around Hope Lake and near the Hope Lake Lodge. Trail passes are $9 on weekdays ($6 children) and $14 on weekends ($9 children). Cross country skis and snowshoes are available for rent.

Greek Peak Outdoor Adventure Center

The Greek Peak Adventure Center provides year-round fun for the whole family. The adventure center features the Nor’Easter mountain coaster, zip lines, a ropes coures, a Euro Bungee Zone (half trampoline/half Bungee jumping), and a 9-lane snow tubing center.

Cascades Indoor Water Park

The highlight of the Hope Lake Lodge is the Cascades Indoor Waterpark. Open year-round, the waterpark includes a wave pool, body waterslides, an activity tower with a 500-gallon deluge bucket, a 3-story tube waterslides, a toddler activity pool, indoor/outdoor hot tub and an indoor/outdoor heated pool.

Waterfalls Spa

While kids are playing in the indoor water park, parents can enjoy a wide arrany of treatments at the Waterfalls Spa. The spa offers a full-service menu of options, including massages, waxing, manicures and pedicures.

Cornell University

Cornell University is 30 minutes from Greek Peak in Ithaca. The Ivy League university is home to several nationally-ranked sports teams, including its mens’ lacrosse and ice hockey squads. Tours of the beautiful campus – complete with waterfalls and Ithaca’s famous gorges – are available every day.

Fingerlakes Wine Country

The Fingerlakes region is home to dozens of wineries, many of which are within a short drive of the resort. Seneca and Cayuga Lake wineries are famous for their Riesling and Gewurtztraminer.

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