Car-Free Day Trips - New York City

Car-Free Day Trips From Rochester

Do you hate driving in inclement weather or during the night? Would you rather be productive or read a good book instead of focusing on the road? Do you find driving a hassle and that navigation is not your strength? It’s easy to enjoy car-free day trips from Rochester where someone else does the driving, and for a reasonable cost!

Car-Free Day Trips from Rochester New York City

Enjoy activities in destinations like NYC, Buffalo, Syracuse, Toronto, Adirondacks, Thousand Islands, Finger Lakes, Corning, Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Chautauqua to name only a few. Taking a motor-coach tour also makes it easy crossing the Canadian-USA border.

So many excursions to choose from and you don’t have to plan any of them! Performing arts shows and festivals. Shopping and casinos. Train rides, boat rides, and walking tours. You’re bound to find something that interests you with one of our local tour companies.

Car-Free Day Trips from Rochester New York City

Motor coach tours also give you an opportunity to socialize and meet new people who share your interests. They’re also great for getting a group of friends together for a fun outing and no one is stuck driving. Car-free day trips from Rochester let everyone enjoy the journey and the destination!

According to Coach Tours, “1 bus is equivalent to 50 cars! In addition to having a comfortable and exciting excursion, you’re also taking an eco-friendly trip.”

Car-Free Day Trips from Rochester New York City

Departure locations vary by specific tour, but here are a few to give you an idea:

Covered Wagon Tours

  • Avon – Covered Wagon Tours 2926 Lakeville Road
  • Brighton – Winton Place 3450 Winton Place
  • LeRoy Park & Ride Route 19 at I-490 & Thruway Exit 47

Star Travel and Tours

  • Gates – Super Walmart on Chili Ave. at Howard Rd.
  • Batavia – Citco Station by the Holiday Inn Thruway Exit
  • Irondequoit – Medley Centre by Macy’s
  • Canandaigua – NYS Thruway exit 44 Park & Ride Lot
  • Henrietta –  Behind Dairy Queen on Jefferson Rd.

Koning Tours

  • Greece – The Shops On West Ridge
  • East Rochester – Piano Works Mall
  • Canandaigua Park & Ride, Exit 44 off NYS Thruway
  • LeRoy Park & Ride Route 19 at I-490 & Thruway Exit 47

Car-free day trips from Rochester with AAA

Many of the trips listed here are multi-day; the cost will help you figure out which ones are day trips only. Departure location for Rochester-based tours is the RIT Inn & Conference Center at 5257 West Henrietta Rd.

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