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Harris Hill Soaring Corporation

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Great thrill.

I've never actually gone up for a ride but all my friends went soaring here when they were young... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Great experience

I showed up not knowing if the passenger rides would be offered or not as it is very weather... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

I've never actually gone up for a ride but all my friends went soaring here when they were young and loved it. This would make a great gift or treat yourself to the quiet when you release from the tow plane and just float up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

I showed up not knowing if the passenger rides would be offered or not as it is very weather dependent but the day seemed nice. When I got there at around 10:30 a good many people were waiting. The guy working the ticket booth was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed July 12, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank brown0907
Reviewed July 4, 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!!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cory717
Reviewed March 25, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nantieau
Reviewed January 21, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lynnsM689EI
Reviewed October 1, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BennyCPA
Reviewed August 19, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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September 17, 2017|
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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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.