Corning

Situated in the western half of the state, Corning offers world-class attractions that are not-to-miss and is the perfect starting point to explore the rest of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region.

  • NYS Region: Finger Lakes
  • Distance: NYC: 4hrs – Hartford: 4.75hrs – Philly: 4.25hrs – Boston: 6hrs
  • Famous for: Family Fun, Museums, Wine and Glass
  • Not to miss: Corning Museum of Glass, the area’s wine experience and Gaffer District dining.
  • Perfect for: Couples, Families, Wine Lovers
  • Link CorningFingerLakes.com

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WHY IT’S FAMOUS

Situated in the western half of the state, Corning offers world-class attractions that are not-to-miss and is the perfect starting point to explore the rest of the beautiful Finger Lakes region.

  • Visit Dr. Frank’s Vinifera Wine Cellars—New York’s Most award-winning Winery since 1962.
  • For kids, adults and art lovers, Corning Museum of Glass has something for everyone.
  • Traveling across the state? Spend a day or stay overnight in the Corning area—the perfect stopping point.
  • Visit shops, glass artisans and restaurants in the classic red-brick downtown of the Gaffer District.
  • An awesome spot for fishing, boating, canoeing and cycling, visit Keuka Lake.
  • Every Thursday, June through October, go to Corning’s Farmers Market.
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Hammondsport

Hammondsport | Corning
It was chosen as the “Coolest Small Town in America” by readers of Budget Travel Magazine! Find out why it’s called the Cradle of Aviation at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum or go for a swim and chill out at the public beaches on Keuka Lake.

Corning Area Wine Experiences

Corning Area Wine Experience | Corning
Pleasant Valley Wine Company has an awesome tour, Dr. Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars has an awesome story, and Bully Hill Vineyards has an awesome restaurant. They all have awesome wine. Experience them and plenty more in the area and hundreds in the region.

Cider Creek Hard Cider

Cider Creek Hard Cider | Photo Credit: cidercreekhardcider.com
Cider Creek Hard Cider is made on a family farm nestled in the hills of Canisteo, NY. The company was created in 2013 and turned a family recipe and home brewing passion into a mission to produce high- quality, craft cider with authenticity – like fresh cider from the mill. They also proudly use 100% New York State apples.

Corning Museum of Glass – Make Your Own Glass

Corning Museum of Glass - Class | Corning
You and your family can do almost everything with glass here - from hot glass working, to flameworking, to fusing, to sandblasting (with the help of experienced glassworkers). There are 20 and 40-minute projects to select from and something for every age group.

Corning Museum of Glass

Corning Museum of Glass | Corning
This entire museum is devoted to the history and craft of glass. You’ll always remember the hot glass show where artistry happens right in front of you. There is also a cafe, so you can stay the whole day and finish in the gift shop with 200 emerging and established artists.

Gaffer District

gaffer district
Known for its picturesque Centerway Square, the Gaffer District downtown is filled with the promise of fabulous shopping and amazing food!

The Rockwell Museum – Art About America

Rockwell Museum | Corning
With new exhibits constantly on display, this museum features Native American art, as well as art that tells the history of this country and what it means to be an American.

Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort

Hickory Hill Camping Resort | Corning
Whether you want a tent, cabin, RV, cottage or lodge, this Finger Lakes camping resort has it. There are many activities to keep the family entertained and a spa to keep the adults relaxed and rejuvenated.

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