Day Trip Locations

Learn more about each of these locations around Rochester, a deep-dive into some of our favorite places.

Griffis Sculpture Park

Griffis Sculpture Park

There are over 250 whimsical, fantastical, and delightful sculptures at Griffis Sculpture Park, integrated into the bucolic landscape.

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Holley Canal Falls

Holley Canal Falls

Holley Canal Falls is located in the heart of the Village of Holley. The water that flows into the glen is overflow from the Erie Canal.

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Edgerton Model Railroad cover

Edgerton Model Railroad

Each of the Edgerton Model Railroad’s four season-themed layouts tells a different story of life on the move in the 1950s.

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Climbing Panama Rocks

Panama Rocks Scenic Park

Watch your footing, know your limits, and use common sense when it comes to climbing on the boulders at Panama Rocks Scenic Park.

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Eastman Theatre stage

Eastman Theatre

Eastman Theatre is the primary performance space for Eastman School of Music students, home of the RPO, and host for world-renowned performances.

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Arcade and Attica Railroad

Arcade and Attica Railroad

Arcade and Attica Railroad offers a 2-1/2 hour train experience, including a 30-minute layover at Curriers Station where you can explore the train yard and grab a bite to eat.

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Grimes Glen Waterfall

Grimes Glen in Naples

Grimes Glen is public, free, and you are encouraged to wade up the creek to the first and second waterfalls, both 60-foot cascades.

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Chimney Bluffs State Park

Chimney Bluffs State Park

The bluffs in Chimney Bluffs State Park are fragile drumlins, like all of the truncated drumlins along this section of shoreline.

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Breese Park Henrietta

Breese Park

Breese Park is located along the Genesee River in West Henrietta. Set your sights on late-April to early-May to see the native bluebelle and trillium.

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Helmer Nature Center

Helmer Nature Center

The paths at Helmer Nature Center, made primarily of wood chip, boardwalk, and hard-pack gravel, are easy to navigate and clearly marked.

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