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.

Museums, parks, festivals, shopping and tons of hhistory - really something for everyone!
Reviewed by droffe
on May 16, 2012
Corning & the Finger Lakes certainly has something for everyone. With hot glass, cool lakes, and superb wine, it’s a haven for travelers looking to escape to a timeless treasure.
Reviewed by CKeough
on May 16, 2012
Corning is such an awesome place! So much to see and do. Love it there! :-)
Reviewed by CKyle
on May 16, 2012
great place to go,many things to do from kids to adult PLUS you can visit the coolest small town in america only 20 miles away.............
Reviewed by mmbdfish
on May 15, 2012
Awesome fun place to visit.
Reviewed by Hixnstix
on May 15, 2012
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