Corning, New York


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"


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.

corning is the best little town because thier is so much to do in this little town
Reviewed by army72
on April 30, 2012
So much to do in Corning! Sparkle at Christmas, the glass museum, the Rockwell museum, fabulous restaurants, great shopping!
Reviewed by Dethomas
on April 30, 2012
Awesome place with so much to do and unbelievable community involvement!
Reviewed by sleekest1
on April 30, 2012
I love this town! There's always something to do! It doesn't matter what kind of weather there is, you can walk down the street and there's always something going on. They even have a Weekend paper in Thursdays Corning Leader that tells people what the activities are going on for the whole week. There's everything from music, dinner, wine, or entertainment for you and your family. I would not want to live anywhere else. The people here are so pleasant and act like they have known you forever even when you have never know them!
Reviewed by debjo37
on April 30, 2012
Have lived here all my life and worked for Corning Glass Works/ Corning, Inc for 35 years. Great city - beautiful, friendly and lots to do.
Reviewed by JhnsnDvd
on April 30, 2012
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