P&C Visits the Finger Lakes, NY

You have to hand it to Mother Nature when it comes to this upstate New York region: She created an ideal vacation spot. Its stunning national parks, kidfriendly museums, and laid-back local eateries welcome traveling families!
Feb 06, 2013

Corning Museum of Glass
Your family will be blown away by the incredible things artists have created using this versatile, mystical material. For a fee, children as young as two can make their own glass ornaments; otherwise, kids’ entry is free. Cmog.org

Sunset View Creamery
The owners of this family run farm in Odessa — Ron and Carmella Hoffman — are some of the friendliest people we’ve ever met. On a quiet day, they’ll take you to pet the goats or see the cows milked if you ask! Don’t leave without trying a sample of their super delicious artisan cheese. Sunsetviewcreamery.com

Rockwell Museum of Western Art
Hands-on activities like scavenger hunts, puzzles, and drawing prompts invite children to explore Native American and western art. Check out the Andy Warhol: Cowboys and Indians exhibit, which is on display until mid-October. Located in Corning; kids enter free. Rockwellmuseum.org

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Samantha Brody is a senior editor for Parent & Child.

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