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Rochester Travel Guide

On the shores of Lake Ontario, the city of Rochester sits full of adventure! While it was once booming with flour mills and manufacturing, it is now a haven for vacationers looking to get out and explore another city. Rochester really is full of fun, with over 140 festivals during the year, as well as art galleries, museums and a zoo that makes for an unforgettable city break. When it comes to eateries, Rochester has something for everyone. There are coffee shops and lounges to family restaurants to high-end dining; the choices are limitless. When the sun sets the city offers a lively nightlife scene in the East End District too, with everything from bars to nightclubs.

Things to Do in Rochester

Highland Park is a beautiful place with rolling hills and an arboretum that will allows visitors to enjoy a leisurely stroll. This is also a spot for some of Rochester's flower festivals. Art aficionados can admire paintings and sculptures at the Memorial Art Gallery. The Seneca Park Zoo is a good opportunity to see exotic animals up close and personal, including rhinos, elephants, and polar bears. For fun with the whole family, be sure to visit the Strong National Museum of Play, the second largest children’s museum in the United States. Or visit the National Susan B Anthony Museum where guests can learn her story and the history of voting rights for women.

Best Time to Visit Rochester

The best time to visit Rochester will be during the spring and summer months for the best weather.

Price and Availability Index in Rochester

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Rochester is in August, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Rochester is in the high season in August. Rochester has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Rochester tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Rochester tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Rochester

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Rochester. The hottest month in Rochester is April, when temperatures peak at 91 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 1 ˚F. The wettest month in Rochester is October with 6.71 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 1.28 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Rochester

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, priceline, Homeaway and more. AllTheRooms has 765 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Rochester, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A trip to Rochester can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $10 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $98 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Rochester, then you can choose from over 290 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 70 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 44 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Rochester by car, be sure to choose from 270 accommodations that provide parking. We have 35 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 56 pet-friendly places to stay in Rochester, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

In Rochester AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 253 places to stay from Airbnb, 11 accommodations from priceline and 11 places to stay from Homeaway.

440 of our accommodations in Rochester have been reviewed and rated. 75% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 146 places to stay right now.

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