Corning, New York

Votes



2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

1064 Votes - "Most Fun"
106 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
20 Votes - "Friendliest"
16 Votes - "Best For Food"
2 Votes - "Most Patriotic"
1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"

Description

Corning’s glasswork, wine and beauty make it an attractive location for a getaway. The town is home to the Corning Museum of Glass, where more than 45,000 pieces make up the world’s largest glass collection. See sculptures, windows, and demonstrations, then make your own. Children can watch a glassmaker turn one of their drawings into a creation and adults can construct their own in a studio.

The Rockwell Museum of Art offers as much of a presentation with paintings and sculptures demonstrating western art. View paintings of the cowboys and Indians and sculptures of animals throughout three galleries. The Kids Rock area provides activities, scavenger hunts, drawing and games for younger visitors.

With its prime location in the Finger Lakes, Corning is surrounded by wineries with tours and tastings for visitors. Local vintners participate in festivals, fairs, famers markets and entertainment with events all year round. There are even a few breweries in the area as well.

Visit the Historic Gaffer District for shopping and dining, where you’ll find renowned architecture and over 100 local businesses. With three additional museums and food, art and antiques tours, there’s so much to see and do here. Get more ideas from Corning’s reviews.

There are so many fun things to do for people of all ages in Corning, NY.
Reviewed by pinegirl
on May 1, 2012
Quaint Shops, Variety of things to do, Events in Area
Reviewed by kmanns
on May 1, 2012
The arts are alive in Corning from glass to fine arts to the performing arts. Nature abounds nearby with the finger lakes and more wineries than you can imagine. You can soar, climb trails thru a gorge, walk along a charming street with buildings adorned with terra cotta, or enjoy the Centerway square and its nearby park. Visit soon...you won't be disappointed!
Reviewed by bioteach
on May 1, 2012
Great fun, lots to do, Home of Corning inc.
Reviewed by Joshuawhite2004
on April 30, 2012
So many fun things to do in Corning and the surrounding area!
Reviewed by mamalou
on April 30, 2012
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