Top 7 Best Places To Visit in Rochester

Eastman Museum & Mansion

Rochester was home to George Eastman, the founder of Eastman Kodak Company, and the man who introduced photography into everyday life. His incredible Colonial Revival home is now a museum and gallery.

National Museum of Play

Rochester, New York has grown from being the largest flour supplier in the country to become a vibrant, thriving city that is known for its innovation, 140 great festivals, 60 golf courses and more than 12,000 acres of parks.

Highland Park

Highland Park, a world-class landscape and arboretum spread over 150 acres of hills and valleys, was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. The park includes more than 1200 lilac trees, which are the scene of an annual festival, 35 varieties of magnolias as well as a collection barberries.

RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium

The RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium offers a wealth of information about the night sky. They are especially known for their incredible shows, which take you on a tour through the solar system.

City of Rochester Public Market

On Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, the Rochester Public Market is bustling with activity. Since 1905, this year-round market is a Rochester institution. More than 300 vendors offer fresh food at stalls in both outdoor sheds as well as one large indoor hall.

High Falls

The High Falls area of the Genesee River in Rochester, New York, is considered a historic district. This area was created by the city to allow visitors to view the High Falls from all angles.

Memorial Art Gallery

The Memorial Art Gallery was established in 1913 and contains over 12,000 pieces.The gallery is situated on 14 acres and was built to allow the community to enjoy art from both the region and further afield.