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RochesterUnited States of America

This upstate New York city features top-rated cultural attractions, beautiful natural areas and a very special supermarket.

See everything from toys to lilacs to a grand canyon in the Rochester region of Central New York. Near downtown, go to the National Museum of Play at the Strong to marvel at childhood delights from the 1900s and beyond. Find the Rochester Museum & Science Center, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Memorial Art Gallery nearby.

The George Eastman House features an important photographic museum with theater, gardens, and varied still and film collections. Eastman, who founded Eastman Kodak, also created an architectural gem, the Eastman Theatre. Attend a symphony or theater performance or perhaps a recital from the Rochester City Ballet or the renowned Eastman School of Music.

Watch the Rochester Red Wings play baseball at Frontier Field and the Rochester Americans play hockey downtown. Enjoy golf and cross-country skiing at Durand Eastman Park on the city’s north side along Lake Ontario. Highland Park celebrates spring during the Lilac Festival with over 1,200 aromatic plants.

Take advantage of numerous upstate New York waterways. The Genesee River has etched the “Grand Canyon of the East” at Letchworth Park south of Rochester. Follow the river through Rochester to the downtown High Falls area before it ends at Ontario Beach Park in Charlotte, pronounced sha-LOT. Ride the carousel, swim, walk the pier to the lighthouse or simply enjoy the sun and sand. Have a hamburger and famous Abbott’s frozen custard before you leave the area. To the east is popular Seabreeze Amusement Park with rides and water slides.

Visit the Finger Lakes area southeast of Rochester. These 11 narrow lakes offer boating, swimming and pristine beauty. Canandaigua is a quaint city with numerous festivals. Nearby is Bristol Mountain for winter skiing and summer hiking. Take a wine tour around Keuka Lake to sample some of New York State’s award-winning riesling varietals.

Fly into Rochester’s international airport or come by bus, train or rented car. Once in the city, purchase supplies for your visit at Wegmans, frequently identified as the nation’s finest supermarket chain. Visit the flagship Pittsford store to see why it’s one of Rochester’s most popular attractions.

Where to stay in Rochester

Top hotels in Rochester

Red Roof Inn Rochester - Henrietta
Red Roof Inn Rochester - Henrietta
2 out of 5
4820 W Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY
The price is Rs3,610 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb

Situated in Henrietta, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Marketplace Mall, Veterans Memorial Park and Fair and Expo Center. Tinker Nature Park and Rochester ...

3.6/5Good! (1,000 reviews)

"Low price, Clean room. Property is old and needs some upgrade, but for the price it is worth it."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2021

Red Roof Inn Rochester - Henrietta
Woodcliff Hotel and Spa
Woodcliff Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
199 Woodcliff Dr, Fairport, NY
The price is Rs9,240 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan

Situated in the business district, this spa hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Eastview Mall, Powder Mills Park and Casa Larga Vineyards. Valentown Museum is ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"Very clean. Nice view. Easy check in/out. Worth the money"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2021

Woodcliff Hotel and Spa
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Rochester-University Area, NY
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Rochester-University Area, NY
3 out of 5
797 E. Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY
The price is Rs5,581 per night from 2 Feb to 3 Feb

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex and within 3 miles (5 km) of University of Rochester and Strong Memorial ...

3.6/5Good! (1,241 reviews)

"Parking was ok. Parking was close to the door. Lot is large."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2021

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Rochester-University Area, NY
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Rochester

Staybridge Suites Rochester University
Staybridge Suites Rochester University
3 out of 5
1000 Genesee St, Rochester, NY
The price is Rs7,077 per night from 4 Feb to 5 Feb

Situated in Rochester, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Genesee Valley Park, University of Rochester, and Strong Memorial Hospital. Blue Cross Arena ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (862 reviews)

"It's a little bit off the highway, but worth the trip. Staff are very friendly, facility was clean, near a busy intersection but quiet. Room was big, as a suite should be, full size refrig, stove, plates and silverware. Climate control virtually silent, lots of TV channels, good internet. big desk ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Dec 2020

Staybridge Suites Rochester University
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Rochester


Guest rating

5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent 16.666666666666668%
4 - Good
4 - Good 50%
3 - Okay
3 - Okay 16.666666666666668%
2 - Disappointing
2 - Disappointing 16.666666666666668%
1 - Terrible
1 - Terrible 0%

3/5 - Okay


23 Jul 2019

We were only passing through. We went to a freindly diner before we left.

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