Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Rochester

Enjoy the opera and other features of Rochester. This city's football matches, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Rochester

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Rochester has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Links at Outlook (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • The Ledges Golf Club (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Pine Hollow Little Par Three Golf Course (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Center for Wildlife (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Old Marsh Country Club (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rochester

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rochester is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rochester Common (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Vaughan Woods State Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Bellamy River Wildlife Management Area (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Mount Agamenticus (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Adams Point (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Prescott Park (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Rochester

The nearest airport is in Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), located 15 mi (24.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), which is 17.3 mi (27.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Rochester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 62 holiday lettings near Rochester. From 36 Houses to 2 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rochester for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rochester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rochester. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Rochester Common: 552 holiday lettings
  • Rochester Opera House: 477 holiday lettings
  • Rochester Historical Society Museum: 476 holiday lettings
  • Lilac Mall: 302 holiday lettings
  • Wentworth Gardner and Tobias Lear Houses: 1,543 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rochester listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rochester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 36 Houses in Rochester. Our other popular types of Rochester holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 18 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Rochester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 50 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Rochester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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