#TogetherAgain is our attempt to let you know. We have missed you. We have missed being able to share with you the things about which we are so passionate. Our dreams and our creations. The delicious wine and beer. The great food. The incredible outdoor experiences. The quaint towns and warm welcoming people. The good times we’ve come to know. The ones we’ve had together. We’ve missed having you walk our streets. Explore our shops. We’ve missed swapping stories and helping you make new ones. Those memories that bring a smile to your face years down the road. The kind that have you laughing all over again. Yeah, we’ve missed all that. And we’re very excited for the chance to be Together Again.
Incoming Travel Advisory: all individuals traveling from states with significant community spread of COVID-19 must complete the NYS DOH traveler form and follow required New York State Health Department's Travel Advisory guidelines.
Here in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes people come first. That means our locals and our small business owners. And it means you. Always has! Like you, our communities have spent the past months working hard to slow the spread of COVID-19. We’ve been keeping up with the latest guidelines from health authorities, such as the CDC and appropriate government agencies, in an effort to make things safe and to keep them that way.
This is important for the folks who live here. And for folks who can’t wait to return. And we imagine that longing to get away, to slow down and catch your breath, to explore and laugh, to savor every aspect of life has never been stronger than it is right now.
That’s why, as New York State re-opens, we’re taking precautions designed to promote cleanliness, physical distancing, and reduced contact, yet still offer you a remarkable experience.
While our businesses, accommodations, and attractions have been and continue to work hard to make your visit a safe and memorable experience, to make it exactly what you need it to be, in order to do that we also need you to do your part. So please call ahead to learn how individual attractions and experiences are handling best practices, as well as specific hours of operations and expectations. This is a collaboration, unlike any we’ve had in the past.
A Shared Responsibility
How can you protect residents and fellow travelers on your next trip? These simple steps can help stop the spread of the Coronavirus 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.
Yes, some things might be different from the last time you visited. But we’re committed to you. Together, we’ll find new ways to create memories you can treasure. When you’re ready to visit, we look forward to being together. Again!
We encourage travelers to visit the resources below for official information regarding the Coronavirus.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus COVID-19
- New York State Department of Health website
- Steuben County Health Department
Our Region has continued to meet all seven metrics required for the fourth phase of New York State's regional phased reopening plan. To learn more about the phases, safety precautions and requirements, please visit the following links.