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Corning Postcard - WYWH2020

Market Street

Shop, eat, and drink along Market Street in the heart of Corning’s Gaffer District where you’ll find independently owned local shops, cafés, restaurants, and places to grab your favorite local beverage along this quaint, tree-lined street. Learn more about the Gaffer District’s gorgeous 19th century buildings through their Buildings Alive self-guided historic architecture tour. For your home away from home, check out the Radisson Hotel Corning, conveniently located at the east end

Elmira Postcard - WYWH2020

Mark Twain Country

One of the most famous figures in American literature, Samuel Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, spent his summers in Elmira for more than 20 years. Learn more when you visit the Mark Twain Study and Exhibit on the beautiful campus of Elmira College. Twain spent his summers in Elmira and where he penned some of his most famous pieces of literature in the octagonal study, including The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Life on the

Hammondsport Postcard - WYWH2020

The Village

The Village of Hammondsport’s charming downtown offers independently- and locally- owned shops and restaurants surrounding the picturesque Pulteney Square and gazebo. Just a few steps away are the shores of Keuka Lake at Depot Park.

Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

Learn the history of the pioneer aviator, “Father of Naval Aviation,” and the “Fastest Man on Earth,” while exploring the priceless collection of artifacts at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. The museum covers early aviation as well

Owego Postcard - WYWH2020

Downtown

The beautiful downtown of Owego features great independently- and locally-owned shops, restaurants, and cafés, as well as some of the best antique shops and impressive bookstores in the region, surrounded by stately Victorian homes and 19th century architecture. Curiosity seekers can’t miss the Early Owego Antique Center, and for a great place to grab a bite to eat, try The Owego Kitchen.

Riverwalk Park

This scenic walk along the shores of the Susquehanna River, just below the shops

Penn Yan Postcard - WYWH2020

Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Penn Yan is located on the north end of the east branch of Y-shaped Keuka Lake, one of the premier locations for exploring the best wine of the region along the Keuka Lake Wine Trail. The six family-owned wineries of the Keuka Lake Wine Trail are dedicated to producing wines of the highest quality and to making your visit to our area truly enjoyable and memorable.

Keuka Outlet Trail

Hike, bike, or run the Keuka Outlet Trail, a 6.8-mile route running along a portion of the

Watkins Postcard - WYWH2020

Watkins Glen State Park

One of the most enchanting places for a leisurely hike in New York State is Watkins Glen State Park. Located steps from Watkins Glen’s main street, the two-mile Gorge Trail boasts 19 cascading waterfalls. Visitors can also hike the rim trails overlooking the 200-ft cliffs from above.

Watkins Glen International & Auto Racing History

Also known as “The Glen,” this road course racetrack hosts NASCAR and IMSA, among other auto racing events throughout the year. Watkins Glen

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