Car-Free Day Trips from Rochester New York City

Car-Free Day Trips From Rochester

Car-free day trips from Rochester let everyone enjoy the journey and the destination! Find engaging activities in destinations like NYC, Buffalo, Syracuse, Toronto, Adirondacks, Thousand Islands, Finger Lakes, Corning, Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Chautauqua.

23 City of Rochester Parks

Many of our City of Rochester parks have beginnings embedded in Rochester’s youth. Some were designed by (and later inspired by) notable landscape architects such as Frederick Law Olmsted and Lawrence Halprin.

Ellison Park Monroe County

Ellison Park

Irondequoit Creek meanders through Ellison Park on its way to Irondequoit Bay and Lake Ontario, offering visitors year-round fishing and non-motorized boating opportunities.

Rochester Day Trip: Taughannock Falls State Park

Planning Your Rochester Day Trip

We’re always researching new ideas for your next Rochester day trip! Planning your weekend? Feeling spontaneous? Guests visiting from out-of-town? Filter our day trips by drive-time, direction, or season, and check out our maps & guides for inspiration!