Stony Brook State Park
Summer is coming and the anticipation of school ending, vacations, and beautiful weather is on everyone's mind. We all look forward to spending our days in the sun, surrounded by beautiful scenery, and having a great time with our family without a... continue reading
Camping, Cool and Fun, Family Fun, Outdoor Recreation
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
Creek on Finger Lakes Trail courtesy of The Botanical Hiker
I grew up on a dead-end road, one house away from the woods, and I was always trying to find excuses to explore the faint paths that wound their way through the forest.
There's just something about being on a... continue reading
I don't know about you, but summer and sunshine and long, hot days call out to some deep down place inside me compelling me to get outside.
Morning Paddle on Keuka Lake
I always tell my friends that insatiable urge is a sign that I'm solar powered. Of course, now that I... continue reading
Beer, Camping, Cool and Fun, Dining, Family Fun, Fishing, Outdoor Recreation, Wine Fun
Keuka Sunrise in Hammondsport by Jake Cornelius
Outdoor photography has been one of my passions for years and here's something I can say with complete confidence:
Autumn in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes is Perfect For Spectacular Fall Colors
Warm sunny days and... continue reading
Camping, Cool and Fun, Dining, Family Fun, Outdoor Recreation, Wine Fun
Girlfriends Enjoying a Special Event at The Corning Museum of Glass
So here I am three weeks into my exciting new gig at the CVB, and writing my very first post for Local Insights, and they've assigned me the topic of Women Only Weekends.
And I realize, some of you might... continue reading
Camping, Cool and Fun, Dining, Events, Museums, Outdoor Recreation, Wine Fun, Women Only Weekends
Hickory Hill Family Campground
With the nice weather we've been having lately, many folks are starting to think about outdoor activities! For this week's blog, I knew I wanted to talk about camping, since it's something so many people love to do during those hot summer... continue reading
Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort
I remember how I used to dread it - seeing those "Back to School" sales and signs that always interrupted my lovely summer vacation. Just when summer got underway, my mom would drag me out to buy notebooks, pens, and new sneakers for... continue reading
Looking for a something new to try this spring? What about a great activity to do with your family? All this nice weather we've been having has certainly inspired me to find
things to do outside. Anyone who knows me is well aware that I'm not really big on... continue reading
Attractions, Camping, Family Fun, Outdoor Recreation
Updated: View the 4th of July fireworks & events for all of the fun Independence Day events happening this year! Also check out our updated blog.
Anyone who thinks Fourth of July festivities last only one day has not experienced the holiday in Corning and the Finger... continue reading
Glass is everywhere. It is a part of what makes Corning, well Corning. In the Crystal City, glass and the fire arts are celebrated every year with the four-day celebration that is GlassFest in Corning's Gaffer District. This year you can find the streets filled with...
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