Download or view the 2020 Explore Corning Guide here
Known for its picturesque Centerway Square, our downtown is filled with the promise of fabulous shopping and fantastic food! Corning's Gaffer District is filled with endless reasons to #ExploreCorning.
We are excited that we are rated as a very walkable downtown! We offer captivating ways to #ExploreCorning, our Buildings Alive self-guided historic architecture tour, our award-winning, and top customer rated Chocolate Trail, our Antiques and Vintage Collectible Trail, City of Corning Public Art installations, Alley Art project, award-winning dining destinations, incredible museums, galleries all nestled in a city in the heart of a gorgeous river valley surrounded with a beautiful skyline in every season.
We are fortunate to have beautiful tree-lined sidewalks and an award-winning restored historic bridge transformed into a park suspended over the river to stroll our downtown. It is an award-winning downtown truly filled with one extraordinary experience after another!
Learn more about Corning's Gaffer District here, including our many awards and accolades!