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Harris Hill Soaring Corporation

57 Soaring Hill Dr, Elmira, NY 14903-9204
+1 607-734-0641
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I had purchased a gift certificate for my husband for his birthday . Our two young adult sons and I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shirley V
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Pittsford (town), New York
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Great present for my mom

My mom grew up in the Elmira area and actually got the chance to be a glider pilot for a bit, until... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cynthia K
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Euless, Texas
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“glider ride” (11 reviews)
“harris hill” (24 reviews)
“bucket list” (4 reviews)
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57 Soaring Hill Dr, Elmira, NY 14903-9204
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+1 607-734-0641
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had purchased a gift certificate for my husband for his birthday . Our two young adult sons and I drove him down and he was so excited . When we got there we were told there was too much cloud cover and he couldn’t...More

Thank Shirley V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom grew up in the Elmira area and actually got the chance to be a glider pilot for a bit, until she had to get a job and give up the opportunity. This was back in the 1950s, and she'd not been up in...More

Thank Cynthia K
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I won a raffle for two pairs of glider rides. I’m a local and I’ve lived in the soaring capital of America all my life and it never crossed my mind to go for a glider ride. I’m happy to say that it was an...More

Thank brown0907
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Our Son got a surprise glider ride for his birthday. What an incredible experience soaring over Harris Hill and experiencing the incredible views. Everyone involved were so fantastic in making this happen. Very knowledgeable, professional pilots.Very affordable!!!!

Thank cory717
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is one of two in the entire world dedicated to Gliders. Who knew? If aviation, or the History of Flight interest you, you must check this out! We were in Horseheads for a wedding and found this museum on Trip Advisor. The museum...More

Thank Nantieau
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This takes you back to the early days of flying and the experience of gliding over the beautiful country side is a world class experience

Thank lynnsM689EI
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We were in the area for only two days and found this chance to go on a glider. Both of us took the opportunity and it was wonderful. Although a bit apprehensive at first the ride with very experienced pilot was amazing. If you are...More

Thank BennyCPA
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Have my husband a gift for his birthday, a glider ride! He was so excited to do that, it was a crisp and beautiful day when he took his ride. What an experience it was.. Harris Hill is such a beautiful area and their is...More

Thank Jojoorange
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Museum is great. Soaring ride is fabulous. Service in the soaring office varies anywhere from helpful and friendly to somewhat rude and surly. Worth it for the glider ride, however.

Thank JohnandJaneS
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is definitely worth the drive. Great scenery and really cool to see the gliders! There are picnic tables to eat and other activities for kids.

Thank JLynnMonica
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travelcato
18 September 2017|
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Response from JLynnMonica | Reviewed this property |
Yes! This won't let me post the website but if you google National Soaring Museum in Elmira, NY you will get it. Have fun!!!
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BobRishel
3 October 2015|
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Response from gofishdan | Reviewed this property |
Just show up and get on the list. under a hundred bucks and the most stunning views you can imagine.
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