Washington, the national capital, is situated 220 miles (354 kilometers) south of Corning, while Rochester lies 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the north.
During your stay in Corning, check out the Rockwell Museum of Western Art. Another is the Corning Glass Center.
From firm tourist favorites to lesser known gems, Finger Lakes Region is brimming with things to do and see. Approximately 13 miles (21 kilometers) away you'll find Elmira. Set aside a day here to see the Elmira College and Mark Twain Study.
Grab some transportation and visit Ithaca, a shopping and transport center for the region, situated 35 miles (56 kilometers) away from Corning. This bigger city has a range of points of interest, for example Puddledockers, Cornell Plantations and Sciencenter. Be sure not to rush back to Corning until you've visited Ithaca's Newman Municipal Golf Course, Hangar Theatre and Allan H. Treman State Marine Park.
Expand your mind by visiting Finger Lakes Region's excellent craft workshops.
Have a break from sightseeing and spend a few relaxing hours swimming or boating.
The closest major airport, Elmira - Corning Regional Airport, is situated in Elmira, 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the east of Corning, which is handy to remember when planning your holiday.