Day Trips Guides

Use our guides to start planning your day trips around Rochester.

Ithaca Commons

Explore Ithaca, NY

Spend a day in the City of Ithaca, exploring the waterfalls, restaurants, shops, and festivals that make this Ivy League college town unique.

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hamlin beach state park shade cover

Escaping Extreme Heat

When temperatures rise above ninety degrees for several days, we all need to find a place to cool down. Water and shade are critical.

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Genesee Valley Hunt cover jump

My 2021 Day Trips

My 2021 day trips focused on exploring new places and outdoor spaces with smaller groups, with nine standing out as clear favorites.

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Map NYS Parks

Day Trip Maps

Use our curated Google Maps to help you locate the best waterfalls, ice cream shops, farm markets, sledding hills, Christmas lights and more.

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