Guide To 2022 Holiday Events in Rochester, NY

'Tis the season to gather! Whether you're returning home for the holidays or visiting for the first time, there is so much to do in Rochester, NY as you gather with friends and family. We've pulled together the ultimate guide to the holiday season that will keep you busy until you ring in the new…

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Home for the Holidays in Rochester, NY

Photo via @jinz_production Returning home to Rochester for the holiday season? Welcome home! Whether your last visit to Rochester was one month, or one year ago (or even longer!), there are many new spots and old favorites to explore when you are home for the holidays in Rochester. While you’re…

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Things to Do This Fall in Rochester, NY

Rochester, NY is filled with festive activities that will help you make the most of the fall season. Check out this list of 30 things to do and to add to your autumn bucket list. 1. PICK A PUMPKIN Long Acre Farms | Stokoe Farms | Wickham Farms 2. SEE THE CHANGING COLORS AT A LOCAL PARK Cumming…

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Take a Winter Walk in Rochester, NY

This winter we are going to double down on our efforts to spend time outside enjoying the natural beauty of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes. Enjoy time outdoors – no matter the weather – and take in the fresh air in Rochester. Read on for our favorite local spots to take a winter walk…

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Parks, Trails, Woods, & Wildlife Near Downtown Rochester

Rochester is a great place for people to find nature intermingled within and near the city. With tons of hiking, biking, beautiful outdoor scenery, and parks, Rochester has no shortage of adventure in and around the area. Check out all the outdoor experiences you can have close by! Hiking Although…

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Sensory-Friendly Stops Around Rochester, NY

From animals and America’s favorite pastime, to nature and performance art, Rochester, NY has so much to see and do. Many area attractions have made considerations for children and adults who have autism spectrum disorders or other sensory, social, and cognitive needs so everyone can have a…

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Guide To The 2022 Corn Hill Arts Festival

As one of Rochester's favorite summer arts festival, the Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival features over 300 original arts and craftspeople set over nine streets in the historic Corn Hill neighborhood. Visitors can stroll and shop, relax in one of two beer and wine gardens and listen to music from one…

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Your Guide to Canal Towns in Rochester, NY

Do you know the history of the Erie Canal? Well, if not, no worries! Here’s a quick recap: The Erie Canal literally opened up the western United States to expansion in 1825 when the canal was built and Rochester became the country's first "boomtown." The Erie Canal is credited for creating New York…

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5 Ways to Opt Outside in Rochester in the Summer

There are so many fantastic ways to spend time outside in Rochester in the summer! Since the season is shorter, locals and tourists alike are always ambitiously aiming to get the most out of it. Here are our top five ways to opt outside in Rochester this summer: 1. Learn something new and get…

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6 Things to Do at the Rochester Lilac Festival

The annual Rochester Lilac Festival is an event for all of your senses. Here are our top 6 ways to enjoy and celebrate this exciting festival: 1. Tastes of the Lilac Festival There are countless locations with a variety of yummy festival foods at the Rochester Lilac Festival. Visitors won’t want…

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