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.

Such a great place where you feel at home
Reviewed by KennyCelelli
on April 30, 2012
Great little place. So much to do.
Reviewed by suzykimmy
on April 30, 2012
Corning has things to do during all times of the day. You can enjoy their glass museum and learn to blow glass yourself with lessons from the experts or you can visit one of the many boutique glass shops that are in this town. There are also some great restaurants to enjoy in the evenings.
Reviewed by waterburyl
on April 30, 2012
So many wonderful things to do in the town of Corning. Market Street is old town America...small businesses, the feeling of community, annual parades and timeless memories.
Reviewed by Brutsmanbl
on April 30, 2012
So much to do for all members in a family, from the youngest to the oldest
Reviewed by deweyfarm
on April 30, 2012
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