Things to Do in Rochester

The Finger Lakes region provides optimal enjoyment and entertainment, no matter whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure. You’ll have difficultly narrowing down your search when looking for fun things to do in the Rochester region, with nearby museums, area theaters, wineries, and acres of wooded space for hiking, biking and exploring.


For the outdoor enthusiast, the region doesn’t just boast of massive open acreage, but also more than 60 golf courses nearby, including championship courses like Oak Hill or Brook-Lea Country Club. There are sporting events at the Blue Cross Arena and Sahlen’s Stadium, and nearly 100 acres of beachfront bliss on Northern New York’s Lake Ontario. Our hotel’s offers ample opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, while providing the space for relaxation and rejuvenation thanks to our heated indoor pool, fitness center and lounge area. 

Check out the Visit Rochester website for area events and festivals.

Rochester Outdoor activities

The Great Outdoors

Explore more than 11,000 acres of wooded area and parks nearby, including Letchworth Park - the "Grand Canyon of the East”.


Sporting Events

Catch a sporting event at Blue Cross Arena or Sahlen’s Stadium, home to the Rochester Rhinos soccer team.

Hotel Activities

Swimming Pool


Relax poolside any time of the year in downtown Rochester’s only indoor heated pool and spa.

Fitness Equipment

Fitness Center

Maintain your fitness regime in our state-of-the-art fitness center featuring Life Fitness equipment.

Area Activities

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Performing Arts

With close proximity to Rochester’s lively downtown, enjoy attending a live performance.

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Tour a University

Rochester is home to more than a dozen local college and universities, so book a tour or attend an alumni event.


Get Active

Play one of 60 Rochester area golf courses with challenging greens, all near our hotel.

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