About Our Area

Photos from Guthrie area

Our region offers breathtaking natural beauty and provides a quiet, safe environment for families with beautiful homes and neighborhoods. With plenty of cultural and sports activities of its own, Guthrie’s central location affords the benefits of dining, shopping, culture and recreation in small cities and communities, with easy access to big cities like New York and Philadelphia. It is an area of charming villages and culturally rich towns with historic treasures. 

Join us, and you’ll be part of the Guthrie community and your local area. You can enjoy an outstanding quality of life in an area known for its picturesque scenery – a place where you can get to know your colleagues and patients as neighbors and friends.

Check out each community to see what feels like home to you: 

Corning Area

The greater Corning area is supported by a strong community with an energetic, cultural atmosphere. The Corning Museum of Glass and the Rockwell Museum of Western Art are two renowned attractions. Elmira and the surrounding area feature notable theatre, historical sites and museums. Nearby colleges, universities and Fortune 500 companies provide employment for spouses, and there is plenty of affordable housing in safe, close-knit communities.


Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen on the Finger Lakes is known for its tranquil settings and exquisite views, especially at Watkins Glen State Park where the gorges and waterfalls are breathtaking. The Seneca Lake Wine Trail is a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike, and other popular wineries and Finger Lakes are close as well, with plenty of boating and water sports. Watkins Glen International features Grand Prix road racing, and there are fine dining and cultural activities year-round.


Ithaca Area


Ithaca on the Finger Lakes is home to Cornell University and Ithaca College, and known for its scenic gorges. Located on the largest of the Finger Lakes, Cayuga Lake, the panoramic views are spectacular. The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail is a popular destination, and the area is buzzing with energy, from Ithaca Commons, the pedestrian mall downtown, to the restaurants and trails that populate the area. Nearby colleges, universities and Fortune 500 companies provide employment for spouses, and there is plenty of affordable housing in safe, close-knit communities.


Vestal, Owego, Apalachin

Vestal, Owego, Apalachin

The surrounding areas of Vestal, Owego and Apalachin afford a desirable mix of culture, arts and sports. Riverow and Lake Street in Owego offer quaint shops and affordable restaurants, with multiple festivals throughout the year in Owego including the popular Strawberry Festival. Binghamton is just minutes away, offering the amenities of a large city like diverse food options, and the Finger Lakes are a mere half hour drive.

Athens, Pa.; Sayre, Pa.; Waverly, N.Y.

In this beautiful area where travelers weave in and out of Pennsylvania and New York and the Susquehanna River meanders by, the quaint valley offers a peaceful backdrop to a series of close-knit communities. Midway between Corning and Binghamton, this area provides close proximity to cities and to the lush Finger Lakes region for weekend relaxation.

Access to Major Cities

Several metropolitan areas are easily accessible for a day or weekend getaway:

  • New York City – 4 hours
  • Philadelphia – 4 hours
  • Niagara Falls – 4 hours
  • Syracuse – 2 hours
  • Rochester – 2 hours
  • Boston – 5 hours