The Ultimate Family Getaway

Rochester, NY is the family-friendly destination that truly has something for everyone. Whether your family is into outdoor adventure, science and technology or arts and history, Rochester has you covered. Rochester is accessible, nearby and jam-packed with exciting family adventures. Start planning your trip today!

  • Strong Museum of Play
    The Strong National Museum of Play
  • Sterling Renaissance Festival
    Sterling Renaissance Festival
  • Doubletree
    Doubletree by Hilton
  • Radisson
    Radisson
  • Seabreeze
    Seabreeze Amusement Park
  • Seneca Park Zoo
    Seneca Park Zoo
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more than 100 family-friendly attractions!

Science & Technology

Science & Technology

Whether you’re a science enthusiast or the ultimate techie, you’ll experience sights and exhibits you won’t forget here in Rochester, NY. With over 200 hands-on exhibits, you can follow your curiosity to the Rochester Museum and Science Center. Don’t forget to stop by a star show at the Planetarium while you’re there! Whatever your passion, you’ll find exciting places to continue learning.

Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Adventure

What makes Rochester, NY a prime destination for families who crave outdoor fun and adventure? The great seasonal changes! Experience snowy slopes in the winter, leaf peeping in the fall, great trails for hiking in the spring, plus all of the festivals in the summer! For the thrill-seeking family, make a stop at Seabreeze Amusement Park. Learn and explore at the Seneca Park Zoo, and take a step back in time at the Sterling Renaissance Festival. There’s never a shortage of exciting activities in Rochester to keep your family active and exploring! !

History Trail

History Trail

Did you know that the pioneer of photography and motion picture film, George Eastman, lived right in the heart of the city? Or that you can tour the home of Susan B. Anthony, where she spent 40 of her most politically active years and was famously arrested for voting? While both are must-stops in Rochester, the city is full of history and culture! The Strong Museum has collections dedicated to the history of play and exploration, which make for hands-on fun and learning. Plus, you can even experience an entire colonial village at the Genesee Country Village & Museum. You’ll feel like you’ve been transported back to the 1800s—a history buff’s dream!

Family Dining

Family Dining

From elegant eateries to family-friendly food festivals, Rochester, NY is a food-lover’s paradise. You’ll wish you had more meals in a day—or simply more time!—to experience all the unique dining options. Whether you’re itching to try the latest, trendiest cuisine, or looking for comfort with the famous garbage plate, one thing is for sure—you won’t leave Rochester with an empty stomach!

See more great dining options at Visit Rochester

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