The Top Five Rochester Travel Destinations
1. The LPGA Championship
Rochester NY has played host to the LPGA Championship for the past 35 years. It is the most well attended golfing event on the tour and always draws enthusiastic crowds.
Rochester has a huge fan base of golfers and beautiful courses like Oak Hill, and Locust Hill, not to mention fine summer weather in which to enjoy the event.
2. Erie Canal
Enjoy a boat ride on the canal and sample a bit of Rochester history. The canal was the main means of transporting goods between Buffalo and New York before the advent of trains in the mid 1800’s.
The canal boat will take you through parks, wildlife zones as well as the quaint towns and villages that grew up along it’s banks.
3. Seneca Park Zoo
A great place to take the kids to experience elephants, wolves and the ever popular polar bears. The zoo is situated in a lovely park along the banks of the Genesee river.
The zoo often hosts special events and hand’s-on programs for kids, so be sure to see their current schedule for the latest information.
4. Rochester Redwings
Undoubtedly the most popular sports team in Rochester, the Redwings blaze through the summer enjoying the support of their devoted fans.
A Triple-A affiliate for the Minnesota Twins, the Redwings can boast of the most members who have moved up the ranks into the big leagues, right out of Rochester.
5. Sea Breeze Amusement Park
Rochester has it’s own hometown amusement park, right on the banks of Lake Ontario. Providing entertainment for families since 1915, the park boasts a number of great roller-coasters and fabulous water-park.