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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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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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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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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Things To Do In Rochester, NY This April

The longer days of spring mark the start to Rochester's busy festival and special events season. To help guide you in the planning process, we've pulled together the following list of just some of the events and activities you won't want to miss when you visit this April. Share your adventures in…

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5 Ways To Enjoy Spring Break In Rochester, NY

Avoid cabin fever and enjoy the upcoming school break with this list of fun, family-friendly events and activities happening in Rochester during spring break. 1. Visit A Museum Or Attraction Rochester's local museums and attractions have been hard at work planning safe and fun activities and…

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