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Rachel Laber

Rachel Laber is the Vice President of Communications for Visit Rochester. A native of Rochester, Rachel is passionate about telling the stories of her hometown. 

Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Rochester

Peak fall foliage is expected to be enjoyed in Rochester, NY in mid-October. There are many places throughout Rochester that are ideal for taking in the stunning views of fall. And while we love it here in Rochester any time of the year, there is no doubt that fall is one of the most beautiful times…

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Nine Reasons to Run the Rochester Marathon

The 2021 Rochester Half Marathon and 5K will take place September 26, 2021. This annual event for runners is can’t be missed, and to help make the case for you to make the trip to Rochester, we’ve rounded up nine reasons to run the Rochester Marathon…

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Meet the Mercantile on Main

The newest addition to Rochester’s renowned food scene features a flavor for every palate. Meet the Mercantile on Main, the first food hall in Rochester – and one of the largest food halls in upstate New York. Located inside the former Sibley’s…

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Best Trails for Biking in Rochester, NY

Bring your bike to Rochester, NY, which Bicycling Magazine has previously named "One of the top bike-friendly cities in the U.S." Why? Scenic trails, new bike lanes and well-maintained roadways attract cyclists here from all over world. As locals and visitors alike seek out safe and socially distant…

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