Corning, New York

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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.

Definitely a lot of good place to visit and a lot of things to do in Corning!
Reviewed by bknapp80
on April 30, 2012
Always something going on in Corning, no matter what time of year!
Reviewed by cmrice
on April 30, 2012
Great place to visit
Reviewed by nancy4388
on April 30, 2012
I remember going as a kid (now 28) and since having my own kids have visited corning with my young children. They love the museum of glass and had to buy the roses in the gift shop. How does a parent say no after learning now they are made! the area in corning is beautiful and the locals are friendly walking into a local eatery. We love having this not too far from home. I hope to see it in the book.
Reviewed by ARI939
on April 30, 2012
Corning has something for everyone
Reviewed by tina880712
on April 30, 2012
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