Destination guide

The lively area of Rochester awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Rochester and enjoy the area's live music, museums and festivals. This city's university setting, shopping and theatres draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Rochester

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Rochester a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Genesee Valley Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Seneca Park Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Seabreeze Amusement Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Wickham Farms (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Wild Wings (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Casa Larga Vineyards (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rochester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rochester is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Genesee River's High Falls (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Manhattan Square Park and Ice Rink (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Susan B. Anthony Square (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Jones Square Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Edgerton Community Center and Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Highland Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Rochester

Fly into Rochester, NY (ROC-Greater Rochester Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Rochester Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rochester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 115 holiday lettings around Rochester. From 76 Houses to 22 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Seabreeze Amusement Park: 84 holiday lettings
  • Geva Theatre Center: 82 holiday lettings
  • Marketplace Mall: 90 holiday lettings
  • Corbett's Glen Nature Park: 83 holiday lettings
  • Pont de Rennes Bridge: 82 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 76 Houses in Rochester. Our other popular types of Rochester holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 14 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rochester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Rochester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.