There's something about doing it yourself, about using your own hands to create something that makes for the best memories. The sort you can look back on years from now and still feel the excitement, the sense of accomplishment.
Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes offers an assortment of fun hands-on activities for all ages, from blowing glass ornaments and shaping your own glass flowers, to throwing pottery, learning how to cook on an open hearth, blacksmithing, even boat building. Visit an herb farm and learn about medicinal herbs and how to make your own teas. Stay on a working farm and help with chores, or maybe in the kitchen preparing a hearty breakfast.