Watkins Glen / Corning KOA Attractions

Local Area Attractions Near Watkins Glen / Corning KOA

Watkins Glen Gorge at the Watkins Glen State Park
Watkins Glen Gorge at the Watkins Glen State Park

This is often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world. It boasts 19 waterfalls and glacial carved rocks. Enjoy a beautiful hike where history, legend, nature, and beauty blend to offer an exceptional moving experience. Click here to go to the Watkins Glen State Park website .

Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

The 35+ wineries along the shores of Seneca Lake offer individual and unique expressions from one of America's finest wine districts. Each winery's personality will make your visit truly a tasteful experience. Check schedule for special weekend events; Spring Wine and Cheese Weekends, Pasta & Wine Weekends, and the Finger Lakes Wine Festival. Visit the Seneca Lake Wine Trail website for more information.

Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY
Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY

This attraction is a wonderful experience for the entire family. See a demonstration of glassmaking at the Hot Glass Show. Visit interactive displays at the Glass Innovation Center. Learn about the history of glass at the Art and History Galleries. For more information, visit the Corning Museum of Glass website .

Captain Bill's Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises
Captain Bill's Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises

Experience 100 years of history aboard the Seneca Legacy (with a meal as extraordinary as the view) or on the Stroller IV, an hourly sightseeing option. It is located on Seneca Lake in Watkins Glen. Click here to go to Captain Bill's website .

The Windmill Farm & Craft Markets
The Windmill Farm & Craft Markets

The Windmill features Amish goods, crafts, furniture and baked goods. It is open every Saturday, and is a very popular stop! Click here to go to The Windmill website.

Watkins Glen International Racetrack
Watkins Glen International Racetrack

Watkins Glen is the home of the Monster Energy Nascar Cup race held in August and is located just 2 miles from the campground. It also hosts numerous racing events and the annual Finger Lakes Wine Festival in July.

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State Parks With Waterfalls
State Parks With Waterfalls

State Parks with Waterfalls include:
Taughannock Falls, Buttermilk Falls, Robert Treman State Park (all within one hour) are located near Ithaca, NY. Taughannock Falls features a waterfall that is taller than Niagara Falls. Spectacular! Robert Treman State Park boasts a scenic "swimming hole" that is life guarded in the summer.

Rockwell Museum in Corning, NY
Rockwell Museum in Corning, NY

Rockwell Museum houses the largest display of American Western art and artifacts in the East. It has the world's most comprehensive collection of Carder Steuben Glass. For more information, visit the Rockwell Museum website .

National Soaring Museum
National Soaring Museum

Experience the science, history and adventure of motorless flight. This Museum is home of the largest collection of gliders and sailplanes. For more information, see the National Soaring Museum website .

Glenn Curtiss Museum, Hammondsport, NY
Glenn Curtiss Museum, Hammondsport, NY

Glenn H. Curtiss (1878 - 1930) was one of the most famous American pioneer aviators. This museum is open from April - October. See the Glenn Curtiss Museum website for more information.

National Warplane Museum in Big Flats, NY
National Warplane Museum in Big Flats, NY

"Where history takes flight". See military aviation history come to life, featuring 34 aircraft. For more information, visit the National Warplane Museum website .

Fishing
Fishing

On Seneca Lake - Charters available for half day or full day excursions.

Golf
Golf

Several golf courses are located within ten miles, and are open to the public.

Hiking
Hiking

Hike at New York's only Finger Lakes National Forest, with over 13,000 acres of forest land. Also Watkins Glen State Park has a 1 1/2 mile trail that takes you through the spectacular gorge with 19 waterfalls. Taughannock State Park and Robert Treman State Park, located in nearby Ithaca, offer terrific hiking opportunities.

Shopping
Shopping

Arnot Mall offers shopping as well as entertainment. From antiques to Corvettes; from sail boats to fashion shows, nearly every week the mall brings new displays, demonstrations or entertainment.

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