Fall is for diving in – to a pile of leaves, a new adventure, a bold experience. The colorful fall foliage in the Finger Lakes transforms charming vineyards, rolling farmland, and deep lakes into postcard-perfect scenes, providing a stunning backdrop for exploring all the region has to offer. From hands-on learning experiences, to harvest festivals that bring producers from around the area together in one place, Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes is a must-visit this autumn.
Reconnect with your inner chocolate fiend along the Chocolate Trail in Corning's Gaffer District, and join chocolatiers at The Source for a chocolate making class. Follow the Finger Lakes Wine Trail and establish your place as the budding sommelier of the group at award-winning Finger Lakes wineries, breweries, and distilleries. Foster your inner gaffer and take a glass making workshop with one of Corning's expert glass smiths to create a unique memento of your autumn visit.
Discover why Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes region has been voted one of the "coolest" and "most fun" towns in America this fall at one of our themed harvest festivals, stroll through the Gaffer District, or relaxing with friends over a glass of locally made wine.
Find tours, weekend packages, and events that create a fall getaway that is truly unique and fun for everyone.