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.

Corning always has something to do! Taking a walk down Market Street, going to the Corning Museum of Glass, or taking in the many other great events offered throughout the city during the year!!! One can never go wrong!
Reviewed by ricmiller1980
on April 30, 2012
I have been there many times with the family. We have always had a great time.
Reviewed by rcoleman
on April 30, 2012
Always something fun and exciting to see and do in Corning, NY
Reviewed by rduvall
on April 30, 2012
I love living and working in Corning. It's like living in Mayberry where everyone is friendly and nice.
Reviewed by izecreemlady
on April 30, 2012
Great town! just a short drive for a day of family fun!!!!
Reviewed by Buck_316
on April 30, 2012
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