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The Ultimate Fall Bucket List: Things To Do In Rochester & The Finger Lakes

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 12:00 PM by Visit Rochester Staff

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, please check directly with those entities for the latest information regarding safety precautions and COVID-19 procedures.

1. Pick Apples & Pumpkins

Stokoe Farms | Wayne County Apple Tasting Tour  | Wickham Farms

2. Go Beverage Tasting (21+)

Wine: Casa Larga Vineyards | Deer Run WineryLiving Roots Wine & Co.

Beer:  Fairport Brewing Company | Genesee Brew House | Roc Brewing Co. | Rohrbach Brewing Company | Sager Beer Works | Young  Lion Brewing Company

Distillery: Black Button Distilling | Iron Smoke Distillery 

Trail: Cayuga Lake Wine Trail | Keuka Lake Wine Trail | Lake Ontario Wine Trail | ROC/FLX Craft Beverage Trail

3. Explore The Fall Foliage  

Cobb's Hill ParkHighland Park | Letchworth State Park | Mount Hope Cemetery |  Rochester + Monroe County Parks  

4. Enjoy Fall Al Fresco Dining 

Outdoor Dining Guide 

5. Navigate A Corn Maze 

Long Acre Farms

6. Hike A Nature Trail

Cumming Nature Center | Genesee Country Village & Museum Nature Center |  Rochester + Monroe County Parks

7. Taste Fall's Agricultural Bounties

City of Rochester Public Market

8. Get Spooked By The Spirits Of The Past

Genesee Country Village & Museum

For More Spooky Activities: Haunted History Trails of New York State 

9. Experience Haudenosaunee Culture 

Ganondagan State Historic Site

10. Attend A Festival

M&T Bank Clothesline Festival | Keybank Rochester Fringe Festival

11. Visit A Museum or Attraction 

George Eastman Museum | Memorial Art Gallery | Rochester Museum & Science Center | Seneca Park Zoo | The Strong Museum of Play | Susan B. Anthony Museum & House 


Author: Visit Rochester Staff

Visit Rochester staff share the inside scoop on Rochester and the Finger Lakes region.