A Toast to 2015
On this final day of the year, I want to take a moment to remember just a smattering of all the exciting events and experiences that took place throughout Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes in 2015.
I also get to reminisce about some of the fun aspects... continue reading
Attractions, Beer, Cool and Fun, Dining, Events, Family Fun, History, Museums, Wine Fun, Wineglass Marathon, Women Only Weekends
Cabin Fever courtesy of Cagwin Photography
Look, I know we are smack dab in the middle of December and that 2016 is only two weeks away. TWO WEEKS!!! It still seems impossible that another year could have flown by so quickly. But it has.
One thing that's becoming more and... continue reading
Attractions, Beer, Cool and Fun, Dining, Events, Museums, Wine Fun, Women Only Weekends
2 Crocked Pots - Made in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes
Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes is known for excellence. Whether it's our remarkable landscape, our world-class museums, or the exceptional wines, beers and other craft beverages we produce.
As a way of... continue reading
Cool and Fun, Family Fun, Master-Crafted Series, Museums
Steuben Brewing Company
October is the perfect time to savor the scents, sights and flavors of harvest, and that includes the variety of tasty beverages being created by our exceptional Craft Brewers, Ciderists, and Distillers. Oh, and there's an awesome annual event next... continue reading
Beer, Cool and Fun, Events, History, Wine Fun, Women Only Weekends
Autumn View from Heron Hill Winery
Thanks to a landscape of forested hills and lush valleys, fertile farmland and vineyards, Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes is breathtaking all year long. Yet, there's just something about the rich varied colors of Autumn that makes... continue reading
Attractions, Beer, Cool and Fun, Dining, Holidays, Museums, Outdoor Recreation, Wine Fun, Women Only Weekends
2014 Wineglass Half Marathon courtesy of The Wineglass Marathon
On October 4th 2015, not long after dawn arrives, over 6,000 runners from around the world will take part in the 34th Annual Wineglass Marathon race day, with about 3,300 of those runners competing in the 5th... continue reading
You want to talk about some great job perks? Here are just a few that leave me shaking my head wondering how I got so lucky to work in tourism.
Occasionally, I get to spend the day traveling around Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes with talented photographer Stu... continue reading
Attractions, Beer, Camping, Cool and Fun, Dining, History, Museums, Wine Fun
Heron Hill Wine Tasting
Do you love wine?
Okay, but have you ever wondered what it must like to be a winemaker - to be in the vineyard harvesting grapes, pressing them . . . to be involved in the process of creating something so delicious?
Well, now is your chance to... continue reading
Domaine LeSeurre Winery courtesy of Stu Gallagher
Each year, wine bloggers from around the world gather together for the annual Wine Bloggers Conference. They take part in an assortment of lectures and demonstrations, and enjoy some pretty awesome excursions pairing wine... continue reading
Attractions, Cool and Fun, Dining, Events, History, Wine Fun
Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars courtesy of Stu Gallagher
"The discovery of a wine," claimed Benjamin Franklin, "is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars."
Despite his passion for wine and his renowned... continue reading
This time of year is all about spending quality time with family and loved ones. Whether you are traveling to visit family or sightseeing in your own hometown, getting out to explore during the holidays can create wonderful lifelong memories. To help with making those...
No matter your reason for visiting Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes, it’s important to us that you have an exceptional experience in our ‘neck-of-the-woods’. This lodging page is designed so that you may easily search, navigate, and book your perfect home for your stay. Happy vacationing!