Category - Family Fun
The Rochester and Finger Lakes region is full of family friendly attractions, historic landmarks, public art installations, and natural beauty that are attracting a new kind of visitor—Pokémon!
Journey on the Erie Canal--A Boat Tour Adventure
Thursday, June 23, 2016 12:08 PM by Dave Parfitt (Adventures by Daddy)
The Erie Canal – I’ve run beside it, biked beside it, kayaked through it, even sung about it, but in all my years in Rochester I had never taken a Sam Patch boat tour or gone through one of its famous locks. My kids had ridden the Sam Patch on school
40 Years and 40 Reasons to Visit The Genesee Country Village & Museum
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 3:00 PM by Visit Rochester Staff
In 2016, the Genesee Country Village & Museum celebrates 40 years of bringing history to life for visitors from all over the world.
5 Ways to have a Mind Blowing Day at Imagine RIT
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:30 AM by Visit Rochester Staff
Imagine RIT (now in its 9th year) is the annual festival of Innovation and Creativity at the Rochester Institute of Technology campus. The entire campus becomes a giant expo showcasing interactive student projects in fields of science, technology, arts, community and beyond. Picture a science fair, meets arts fair, meets technology expo, meets family festival, all covered in awesomesauce!
Balloon Adventure: Journey on the Genesee Inflates January 29 – February 7, 2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016 12:20 PM by Dave Parfitt (Adventures by Daddy)
Looking for some indoor family fun during these shorter days of winter? Rochester-area artists Larry Moss and Kelly Cheatle of Airigami (“the fine art of folding air”) will create their latest, immense 5-story art installation in downtown Rochester,
Christmas in the 19th Century – Real Housewives of Genesee Country
Thursday, December 10, 2015 11:23 AM by Dave Parfitt (Adventures by Daddy)
Can you imagine a time before Christmas? It really wasn’t that long ago. It was just 1849 when Christmas was officially recognized as a holiday here in New York. I recently returned to that time with my daughters at the Genesee Country Village and
The Strong Celebrates Toys and the Importance of Play
Monday, November 23, 2015 3:04 PM by Dave Parfitt (Adventures by Daddy)
Each November The Strong – National Museum of Play selects a handful of toys to enshrine in the National Toy Hall of Fame. Throughout the year, visitors are encouraged to nominate their favorite playthings, and experts select the inductees from the