East of the Genesee River

Great Embankment Park

Great Embankment Park

Great Embankment Park has a small sitting area, a few benches, a small boat launch and a dock great for fishing; perfect to start your trip along the canal.

Rochester Public Market

Rochester Public Market

The Rochester Public Market is the place to grab the freshest local and wholesale fruit, veggies, seafood, beef, cheese, bread, flowers and spices.

Powder Mills Park Rochester NY Pittsford

Powder Mills Park

Powder Mills Park favorites include the fish hatchery, Daffodil Meadow Trail, and the Mushroom House, which is technically private property but still draws a crowd as a roadside attraction!

Avon Vintage Drive-In Rochester NY

6 Drive-In Theaters

Yes, there are still drive-in theaters near Rochester! The Vintage Drive-In in Avon is the closest, but there are five others within a 90 minute drive.

Sledding Hills Around Rochester: Mendon Ponds Park Monroe County Sledding

Mendon Ponds Park

Mendon Ponds Park is the largest Monroe County Park with 2,500 acres of woodlands, ponds, wetlands and glacially created landforms.

Corbetts Glen

Corbetts Glen Nature Park

Corbetts Glen Nature Park is a hidden green space in a suburban jungle, nestled in between an express way and 2 highly trafficked roads near the Penfield/Brighton Town border.