Corning is located on the Chemung River in Steuben County and is home to more than 11,000 people.
Corning's nickname is the Crystal City but one the biggest attractions here is the Corning Museum of Glass. The museum has an extensive glass collection and even has antique pieces. There is also the Rakow Library, which is a research center for glass.
You should also see the Rockwell Museum of Western Art, where you can find beautiful Western art, sculptures and paintings.
If you want to get a real sense of what's life like in Corning, visit the Gaffer District. This is where more than 100 shops, restaurants and museums are clustered so you can do everything you want to do just by walking around. There are also trails here that provide you with any kind of adventure you want, such as a tour of the district's Chocolate Trail, or you can learn a lot of things from the Antiques and Collectibles or the Tiffany and Treasures trails. It is also in this district where big festivals and events are held, such as the Crystal City Christmas season, GlassFest, and Jazz & Harvest Festival.
But really, in Corning, you can have a taste of art everywhere, even on the streets. There are art exhibits, glassworks and live music just about everywhere.
Another must-attend event is the yearly Art of Ferrari where you can see the best cars decorated and showed off on Market Street.
Outdoors and History. A lot of the city's historic sites are concentrated in the Gaffer District. To be sure, check out these places:
You can get a bus rental and charter in Corning, New York to see all of these sites. But you could also get on a bus rental to explore the outdoors. Here, you could play golf at the Corning Country Club, the only remaining golf course in the city. Or you could go to Chimeny Rocks or Bloody Run.
Shopping and dining. From June to October, you can visit the Corning Farmers' Market at the Riverfront Park where you can get fresh produce, flowers and local merchandise. If you visit in the winter, drop by the Corning Winter Farmers' Market where you can get locally raised meat, produce, eggs, honey and maple. You should also visit Bacalles Glass Shop, Hands-on Glass, The Glass Menagerie, and the Vitrix Hot Glass Studio, where you could see how glass is blown or learn how to do it yourself. You can also buy the best pieces here.
Corning offers you a variety of cuisines that you would simply love. Some of the best restaurants are located here, and most of the best ones are found in Market St. Check out any of the following:
If you want to unwind after a long day of art and the outdoors, you can check out the Market Street Brewing Company where you could enjoy the cozy atmosphere, the delicious food, and the best alcoholic drinks in town. Check out Maley's Pub, too. If you get too drunk to go back to your hotel, do not worry because your bus rental and charter in Corning, New York comes with a professional driver to take you and everyone in your group home!
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