Stay near the best things to do in Corning

Explore the city of Corning’s rich history and vibrant present from Radisson Hotel Corning. Less than a mile from the hotel you can tour Market Street’s beautifully restored buildings and wander through the Gaffer District, famous for its shops and restaurants. Chocolate-lovers won’t be able to resist the district’s Chocolate Tour, which counts the hotel as one of its stops. Looking for educational things to do with the kids? Within just a few miles of the hotel you can visit the world-famous Corning Museum of Glass, The Rockwell Museum, and National Soaring Museum. If you’d rather spend time outside, you can play a round of golf at Willowcreek Golf Club or hike at the Spencer Crest Nature Center. The city is especially popular at Christmastime and in the spring during the four-day GlassFest.

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Gaffer District and Historic Market Street

0.26 mi / 0.41 km from the hotel
Head to downtown Corning to explore this revitalized district. You can admire the restored buildings along Historic Market Street and explore the area’s many boutiques. When you’re ready for a snack, visit one of Gaffer’s popular restaurants.

Spencer Crest Nature Center

2.46 mi / 3.95 km from the hotel
Spencer Crest Nature Center offers outdoor exhibits and seven miles of scenic trails at Corning Community College.

Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum

9.16 mi / 14.74 km from the hotel
Home to more than 40 animal species, this nature center offers hiking trails, snowshoe rentals, and spectacular views.

Corning Civic Center

0.82 mi / 1.31 km from the hotel
During the winter months, head to Corning Civic Center for an afternoon of ice skating.

Corning Museum of Glass

0.61 mi / 0.98 km from the hotel
Families love looking through 35 centuries of glass art at the Corning Museum of Glass. Before you leave, you can make your own glass to create a one-of-a-kind souvenir.

National Soaring Museum

7.72 mi / 12.42 km from the hotel
Visit the National Soaring Museum, where you can explore the collections of military and competitive motorless aircraft. For a true adventure, take to the sky in a simulator or an actual glider or sailplane.

Palace Theatre

0.3 mi / 0.48 km from the hotel
Sit back and watch the latest blockbuster at this locally owned movie theater.

The Rockwell Museum

0.18 mi / 0.28 km from the hotel
Located inside Corning's Old City Hall, this Smithsonian-affiliated museum features artwork by Native American and American Western artists. Check the schedule for fascinating lectures and special events.

Watkins Glen International

15.48 mi / 24.92 km from the hotel
Get your tickets to see exciting races around the nearly two-and-a-half-mile track at one of North America's premier racing facilities.

Willowcreek Golf Club

5.57 mi / 8.96 km from the hotel
Pick up a set of balls or a new hat at the pro shop and then play a round of golf at this nearby course with 27 holes. Afterward, stop by Gabe's Grille for a tasty burger, BLT, or barbecue sandwich.

Wings of Eagles Discovery Center

7.05 mi / 11.34 km from the hotel
From WWII bombers to Huey helicopters and F-14 Tomcat fighters, the collection at the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center spans several decades of military aircraft. You'll also enjoy the center's different flight simulators and interactive exhibits.