Top 10 Things To Do in Rochester
1. The Strong National Museum of Play
The Strong National Museum of Play is an interactive museum taking you through the history and exploration of play. It is one of the largest history museums in the US and is the international center for the History of Electronic Games, National Toy Hall of Fame, World Video Game Hall of Fame, Archives of Play and so much more! This museum will bring out the kid in everyone.
2. Highland Park
Known as one of the best parks in Rochester, Highland Park puts on an absolutely stunning lilac festival every year. If you are lucky enough to see the beautiful festival, you will be amazed. Throughout the year, you can also walk around the beautiful paths and even sled in the winter! This park is a great place to go any time of the year.
A fun and adventurous modern-day treasure hunt you can enter as many times as you want! You will be running the same route as our massive Treasure Hunt which will have you exploring Rochester and the surrounding areas, including spots you likely haven't explored before! It only costs $10 and every time you finish, you will get $5 to the Adventure Hunt Store and be entered to win a FREE TRIP TO PANAMA! You can enter on your own, with a date or with a group of friends. No matter how many people you are with, you will have a blast!
4. Seneca Park Zoo
The Seneca Park Zoo allows you connect, care for and help conserve wildlife. You will get to see majestic animals and even interact with some of them! This is the perfect zoo to walk around and explore.
5. Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse
The Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse is a quaint overlook that is definitely worth stopping at. It won’t take long but it is very worth it.
6. Durand Eastman Park
The scenery at Durand Eastman Park is absolutely beautiful. It is a great place for picnics or just walking around and to make things even better, there is a beach right across the street!
7. Rochester Public Market
Rochester Public Market has delicious food, good prices and great souvenirs. There are restaurants, fresh flowers, coffee, clothes, produce, fish, food trucks and so much more! It is clean, safe and just fun!
8. Cobbs Hill Park
Cobbs Hill Park gives you a great view of Rochester. It is a good size park with areas to sit. This well-kept park is a good first stop as you can see the layout of the city.
9. Genesee Riverway Trail
Genesee Riverway Trail is paradise for bikers, joggers, walkers and so many more. Boasting 13 miles along the Genesee River, there are beautiful views to see and enjoy the whole way.
10. Seabreeze Amusement Park
Seabreeze Amusement Park is the fourth oldest park in America. There are roller coasters, a carousel, thrill rides, family rides and kid rides. There is also a water park and the oldest operating coaster in America. This park provides a perfect traditional and modern mix.