Courtesy: Explore Steuben

About Us

When you are the birthplace for one of the world’s premiere wine regions, the hometown where early American aviation “grew up and went wild,” the epicenter for glass innovations that have revolutionized the world for nearly a century-and-a-half . . . you have some unique and rather remarkable stories to tell.

The Steuben County Conference and Visitors Bureau (SCCVB), DBA Explore Steuben, is a not-for-profit, 501(c)6 non-membership organization established in 1994 and the official tourism development and marketing organization for Steuben County, NY.

Explore Steuben is the destination’s official storyteller.

Our Mission

To stimulate the tourism economy through authentic storytelling, supporting & developing destination amenities, and connecting visitors to the Southern Finger Lakes

Our Values

to be the tourism promotion and development leader by implementing a purposeful and strategic approach in destination management, resulting in Steuben County being the Finger Lakes Region’s most visited destination.

Using a strategic and research-based approach, we craft and share the county’s unique stories with the intention of inspiring visitation and, as a result, increasing accommodation stays and tourism spending within Steuben County.

That’s the rather formal way of saying, we are purveyor’s of fun!

We get to share the best kept secrets, so you don’t miss out. We’re the ones hollering, far and wide, about the astonishing and, sometimes life-changing, innovations happening in small towns you may have never heard of, but probably should.

Our intention is simple. We want to show you the wonderful ways you can make the most of life.