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Family Travel Summer Series

Adventures for families in Rochester and the Finger Lakes

Family Summer Stories

Summer time for families means a break from the school time routine and an opportunity to hit the road for family adventures that create memories, stimulate learning, and build a stronger bond. Rochester and the Finger Lakes has everything a family needs to make your summer the one they will talk about for years to come. Join our guest bloggers as they take you on a series of custom built itineraries this summer that will take kids of any age on a journey through nature, history, and science--all while having lots of fun.

Kids and Science: A World of Discovery

My oldest son loves to say " science is everything " and for younger kids (ages 1-6) each… more

Top Ten Must-Do Activities at the Rochester Museum and Science Center

Spending a full day at the Rochester Museum and Science Center is easy because there is so much to… more

Glass, Airplanes and Cowboys-3 family sized Day Trips

Be inspired by glass, airplanes, and cowboys when you plan a family fun day trip. Rochester is… more


Our teenage daughters have grown up with a fascination of “old-timey” things, and… more

Exploring History with Young Kids

For younger kids (ages 1-6) exploring stories from history opens their eyes to a bigger wider world… more

Exploring the Outdoors with Teens

Ahhh, traveling with teens (ages 13-18), gone are the days where we can just pack them up in the car… more

The Great Outdoors with Little Ones

Traveling with younger kids (ages 1-6) is such a joy. Discovering new or familiar places with the… more

Exploring the Outdoors with School Age Kids

Join family travel blogger Leah Caraher on a specialized itinerary for families with school age… more

Meet The Family Bloggers

Each guest blogger was selected because of their knowledge and expertise on family travel and the Rochester and Finger Lakes region. Representing families at various stages, they share their stories and suggestions to make your family road-trip to the Rochester area a memorable adventure for everyone.

Travel Blogger Leah CaraherLEAH CARAHER

Five For the Road
Twitter: @5FortheRoad
Instagram: FiveForTheRoadBlog

Special Summer-time intineraries for families with school-age kids


Calin Lawrence Director of Web Presence for Visit RochesterCALIN LAWRENCE
Twitter: @Callijenn
Instagram: CallijennROC

Special Summer-time intineraries for families with pre-school kids


Copy of Dave ParfittDAVE PARFITT

Adventures by Daddy
Twitter: @AdventuresbyDad
Instagram: AdventuresbyDaddy

Special Summer-time intineraries for families with teens