Welcome to Rochester

On the southern shore of Lake Ontario just an hour east of Niagara Falls, Rochester New York attracted settlers soon after the Revolutionary War. The city later developed into a global center for manufacturing and gave birth to many iconic American companies including Bausch & Lomb, Eastman Kodak, and Xerox. Photography and film technology pioneer George Eastman’s estate, the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum dedicated to the early 20th century aviation innovator and record-setter, the living history museum at Genesee Country Village, Sonnenberg Gardens, and over 100 wineries, breweries and distilleries are just a few of the attractions found in Rochester and the Finger Lakes Region.

Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given to customers' questions.

Q: What are the top things to do in Rochester?

A: The top things to do in Rochester are:

Discover top attractions in Rochester

Q: What are the top activities in Rochester?

A: Top activities in Rochester include:

Discover top tours and activities in Rochester

Q: What are the top things to do near Rochester?

A: Check out things to do near Rochester:

Q: What do I need to know before visiting Rochester?

A: Check out these top Rochester travel ideas:

Discover more Rochester trip ideas