There are always reasons in every season to visit Rochester.
"Who Knew?!" exclaimed a USA Today article on Rochester that went on to call us a "serendipitous and surprising getaway". We think once you VisitRochester, you'll be delighted at your discoveries as well. Its people and places live up to our top rankings for friendliness, family fun and memorable getaways. Famous sites blend with charming neighborhoods and historic canal towns to create a mosaic of attractions to visit. Cruise, bike or hike, on the original Erie Canal path while visiting great restaurants, shops and quaint villages along the way. You'll soon discover why we think Rochester is made for Living...for a weekend or a lifetime