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Corning & the Southern Finger Lakes

In Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes you’ll find quintessential small town Americana without compromising on world-class experiences. Between the extraordinary landscape and outdoor adventures, the charming small towns, the variety and affordability of activities, the accessibility of the region, the first-rate culinary options, world-renowned art, and the laid-back, unpretentious vibe that distinguishes the region’s personality, it’s difficult to find anywhere quite like Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes. Please check out our virtual experience guide to help you plan your visit.

Destination of Innovation

Not all of the actions that truly change the world happen in big city boardrooms or with much fanfare and pomp, but in quiet little towns like those in the Finger Lakes, by people you’ve probably never even heard of, which is part of the joy of exploring a destination’s history when you travel, uncovering hidden gems and making new discoveries along the way. And the Finger Lakes region has a history of innovators and world-changers, visionaries, inventors, scientists, and people who simply wouldn’t take no for an answer.

Superb Wine

The best winemakers are able to see the potential in the soil and in the grapes. They rely on talent, expertise, and experience to transform those grapes into something extraordinary. For over a century, the winemakers around scenic Keuka Lake have been leading the way when it comes to crafting award-winning wines.

Outdoor Adventure

We can’t take credit for all the remarkable scenery you’ll find here. We’ve just figured out the best ways to make the most of it. Paddle, hike, bike, camp. Prepare to be wowed! Explore the outdoors in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes.


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