Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes is here to support our travelers and our community. Together, our communities are working hard to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. New York State businesses and attractions are required to read and affirm New York State Guidance to keep employees, residents, and visitors healthy and safe. We look forward to when we can welcome visitors safely to our region. Until then, please check out some travel inspiration by visiting our main page at or check out our digital guides to learn more about our beautiful destination and the amazing people that make up our communities. Read below for more information on New York State's Reopening Plan.

The Finger Lakes and Southern Tier Regions have met all seven metrics required for the second phase of the state's regional phased reopening plan.

If you own or operate a business in Steuben County, NY please click here for reopening resources and other important information


COVID-19 Regional Monitoring Dashboard

Restaurants, Bars, Breweries, Distilleries, Wineries, and Farms are open in a limited capacity for take-out or delivery only.

Temporary Closures

Some Steuben County events and attractions may be suspended or temporarily closed due to the situation. As you consider future travel plans, please contact attractions, venues and event organizers directly for the most up-to-date information. 

Corning Museum of Glass Please check this link for updates for The Corning Museum of Glass

Rockwell Museum Please check this link for updates for the Rockwell Museum

Glenn H. Curtiss Museum Please check this link for updates for the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

Finger Lakes Boating Museum Please check this link for updates for the Finger Lakes Boating Museum

Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes Please check this link for updates for the Heritage Village

Travel Recommendations

We encourage all travelers to visit the New York State Department of Health website for official information regarding the state’s response to the coronavirus.


These simple steps can help stop the spread of this and other respiratory viruses:

  • Where a proper face covering as defined by the CDC when in public and unable to maintain minimum social distancing requirements
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

New York State Resources

Additional Resources