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Gaffer District

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Address: 114 Pine St, Suite 202, Corning, NY 14830-2654
Phone Number:
+1 607-937-6292
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Gaffer District

Enjoyed the Gaffer District of New York. It was nicely decorated for the Christmas - New Year's holiday.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
East Earl, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of restaurants, pubs and hair salons!!! Not many stores - just a couple antique stores and a couple clothing stores .

Thank laurie0401
East Earl, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Enjoyed the Gaffer District of New York. It was nicely decorated for the Christmas - New Year's holiday.

Thank Bluebirdsinging
Corning, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Gaffer District is a great small town to visit year-round. There is so much to see and do, including the Corning Museum of Glass, the Rockwell Museum and various art galleries.

Thank Tom D
New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very neat place to visit , the museums and shops were amazing. The food on market street was out of this world

Thank whiteeone
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is the downtown area of Corning, with all the shops and restaurants. It's several blocks long and a great place to dine and shop. A must-do in Corning.

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I love visiting small downtowns. This is a most see. I like there is a hotel right downtown and a variety of shops.

Thank Sandskim
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Worth a walk down Market Street to enjoy the small shops. Note that many shops close at 5 or 6pm. Restaurants open until 8 or even 9pm.

Thank 09Raleigh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Not sure what significance Gaffer has for this part of town, and there wasn't much information, but basically it is a street with stores and pizza shops.

Thank critic119
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We walked across the pedestrian bridge from the Corning Museum to the Gaffer District. It was a bit like a main street with many stores and restaurants. We took a nice walk down the 3-4 blocks and went into one of the antique malls. There is lots of browsing to be had with your choice of foods.

Thank Carlie
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Basically a long street with places to eat. Very few art related shops. Strange to find one shop half filled with puzzles?!?! While it was a nice place to take a walk, it didnt provide enough places to stop in and browse. Not worth the effort to drive over here after seeing Corning Museum.

Thank Njmmom

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