Frog’s Way is a bright, spacious earth-friendly B&B on 175 acres of land with a swimmable pond, hot tub, miles of trails, and spectacular views. Located just two miles from downtown Ithaca, we are part of a world renowned cooperative ecological community, EcoVillage at Ithaca.Our trails, through meadows, woods, wetlands and organic farmlands, are perfect for hiking, running and skiing. Our clear, swimmable pond, just two minutes from the B&B, is great for swimming and skating. We are just minutes away from the rich natural wonders and cultural and educational resources of the Ithaca region. All of this and the resources of the area make this a perfect place for families! See our family resources page for more info. We occasionally rent out the whole house, the upper floors or the separate lower floor, for up to 10 days at a time, for vacations, special events, and retreats. Please call for availability and rates.
We love hosting people who come here from all over the world and hope you’ll consider us when you visit the fabulous Finger Lakes region.
Guests who want to know EcoVillage better can arrange for tours and to attend community meals. Please email the EVI Visit Coordinator for further information.
"What a beautiful environment you all have created - I have so enjoyed the quiet and the sounds of nature, children and the wind. I feel as if I've been washed through my soul with peace and serenity - that is because I have. Thanks!"− Gary L.
"Loved the hot tub, looking up at the stars and moon, bathed in warmth in spite of the crisp air. The sounds of nature serenaded us. Very comfortable bed and pillow. Particularly loved the granola and coffee. "− Jenna W.
"Frogs Way is a unique place in a beautiful setting. The entire place combines comfort with a commitment to environmental responsibility. My room was so comfortable with a magnificent view over the valley and the town of Ithaca. During my visit it snowed and the view from my room was exquisite. Eco Village is such an inspiring community of folk dedicated to walking the walk, living out a shared commitment to living consciously and responsibly. I loved the nutritious food, the explanations about the values the community upholds, and the precious community they have created. It is so rare to find a bed and breakfast that is so comfortable and also so inspiring. I learned a lot during my stay about how to live more simply and consciously while having a great time."− Brian, West Tisbury, Massachusetts
"A delightful two days in the quiet, lush, redeeming countryside, yet only minutes from all the features of the town. Thanks for your generous hospitality. We must return to enjoy all the activities we didn’t pursue this time! "− Dennis & Andrew R., Columbus, Ohio
"Thank you for being such gracious hosts. I have been here less than 24 hours and I already feel part of the community! I am so happy to have found Frog’s Way. "− Risa, Toronto, Canada
"Thanks so much for the peaceful respite. We so enjoyed hiking the trails, the birds singing, and the soothing ambiance."− Carolyn and John, Rochester, NY
"This stay at SONG village rocked, the fridge was always well stocked, granola and cherries, and also raspberries, and a whole lot of gourds down the block."− Andrew
"We had 3 beautiful nights here. The hot tub was a real pleasure. We saw almost all the falls, and we are taking a few ideas home, to live slower, more organic, with less stress!"− Oona, Guida & Rachel, the Netherlands
"I am so impressed with what you have done here and with EcoVillage - you are all truly living your dreams. "− Miriam
"Thank you so much for putting me up at such short notice. EVI was a delight, from the thumbnail toads a-hopping and a-leaping at my entrance way to the copious amounts of literature to the rustic landscape to the inviting pond to all the hospitality and the common meal. I'll be bringing a lot home with me to NJ. "− Anne B.
"Places like this village are things storybooks are written about. All of us have left with new book titles to order from your library and are wondering how we can replicate the delicious granola on our own. THANK YOU, THANK YOU. We hope it won’t be long before we make it back. "− Andrea, Erin, Jessie, Anna, Shazana
"Thanks for hosting us! We appreciated the relaxed atmosphere, the addictive granola, all of the little perks (swimming, the hot tub, fresh berries), the chance to learn about the village, and your excellent tips re: waterfalls and restaurants. "− Brian and Karen, Ottawa, Canada
"What a cozy B&B! The thoughtful little touches (homemade yogurt and granola, massage oil, and reading lights) make all the difference to the stay. We will recommend Frog’s Way and hope to come back ourselves! "− Kyle A.
"We weren't there long, but wish we had made arrangements to be able to stay longer. Elan took the time to highlight some local restaurants for us and guide us on the map to some of the best local attractions."− Tammy, Ontario, Canada
"Merci beaucoup to Elan and family, Ecovillage, and the town of Ithaca for all being such welcoming, enjoyable & thought-provoking hosts during our stay! "− Jessica, Lyon, France
"Frog's Way is a great option for anyone looking for a quiet place to stay outside of downtown Ithaca. The surroundings are beautiful and I was greeted with fresh picked grapes and peaches upon arrival- a perfect end to the summer! "− B. S.
"I loved it here! It's so beautiful, so much nature, even the little frogs (live!) on our doorstep. Rachael and Elan, you were great! And I loved learning about your co-housing EcoVillage community. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I can't wait to learn more about cohousing communities. "− Sophie G.
"You went above and beyond being a gracious and generous host. Thank you so much. "− Glen & Tim
"Thank you for your warm hospitality. Your neighborhood and community seem to represent all that matters in balancing life on this planet. We had a great time "− Melissa and Natalie.