Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Marathon getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Marathon with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Marathon

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Marathon a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Greek Peak Mountain Resort (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Cascades Indoor Waterpark (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Cortland Beer Company (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Elm Tree Golf Course (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Cortland Country Music Park and Campground (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Genegantslet Golf Club (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Marathon

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Marathon is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dwyer Memorial Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Cornell Plantations (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
  • Ithaca Falls Natural Area (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
  • Dewitt Park (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
  • Allan H. Treman State Marine Park (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Buttermilk Falls State Park (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)

Transportation to and around Marathon

The nearest airport is in Cortland, NY (CTX-Cortland County), located 11.8 mi (18.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Binghamton, NY (BGM-Greater Binghamton), which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Marathon?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 42 holiday lettings near Marathon. From 17 Houses to 16 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Marathon is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Marathon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Marathon. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chenango River Theatre: 17 holiday lettings
  • Davis College: 18 holiday lettings
  • Nichols Park: 123 holiday lettings
  • Cornell University: 615 holiday lettings
  • Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena: 19 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Marathon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Marathon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Marathon. Our other popular types of Marathon holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Marathon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Marathon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.