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.
Sometimes you just need a spontaneous adventure or quick getaway to refresh your day. Try one of these day trips within 30 minutes of Rochester next time someone says, “I’m bored!”
These historic inns around Rochester offer unique dining experiences. Unlike bed & breakfasts, their dining rooms are open to the public. Unlike restaurants, they offer lodging. And their food is as extraordinary as their stories.
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!
Monroe County Parks have the best sledding hills around Rochester! The great thing about sledding is that there are no barriers to entry.
Any one of our fine Rochester-area chocolatiers makes for a great day trip detour or destination! Many of the chocolates are crafted by 3rd- and 4th-generation descendants using traditional family recipes with modern twists.