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Rochester, NY

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Rochester, NY

Enjoy our thriving city year-round. From our wide-ranging culinary scene, to attending one of our many festivals, or visiting our world-class museums and attractions, you're sure to find something to love...

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Trip Ideas

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Beer

Cheers to this news—Rochester has been named one of the top cities for beer in the country! In…

Civil Rights

Rochester stands as an American beacon on several fronts, but one as noteworthy as its African…

Family Vacation

Rochester rolls out the red carpet for families! We have an incredible amount of family-friendly…

Gardens

With a moniker of the “Flower City,” Rochester has an international reputation for…

Rochester Reunions

Rochester is the perfect backdrop for you next reunion—family, school, fraternal, and many…

Romantic Getaway

Grab that special someone for a romantic weekend in Rochester, NY! For couples looking for a little…

Shopping

From small boutiques to major malls, the shopping scene in Rochester has it all. Small town…

Wine & Dine

Like the city that surrounds it, the food and drink scene in Rochester, NY is in the midst of a…

Women's Rights

Visit Rochester and arrive where women’s rights took off! Rochester and the Finger Lakes are…

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Rochester Blog

Discover Rochester, NY in the Finger Lakes vacation region. Explore Rochester's wide ranging culinary scene, festivals, shopping, family friendly attractions, comfortable hotels and more. You are sure to find something to love!

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Get ready to take advantage of all that Rochester, NY and the Finger Lakes has to offer during the autumn months with Visit Rochester’s Ultimate Fall Bucket List! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite activities to keep you busy this season. If you plan to visit specific locations…

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Events in Rochester

Rochester is known as "Festival City", with festivals almost every weekend from late spring through the fall. Plus, every day there is something to do - from performing arts to museum exhibits to musical recitals - and family fun!

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Rochester, NY

The third largest metro in New York State is easy to get to and even easier to get around. Rochester is the gateway to the Finger Lakes, located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, and is within a day’s drive of one-third of the U.S. population.

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Rochester Stories

Check out this collection of featured videos showcasing special activities, attractions, and experiences only here in Rochester.