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Visit Rochester

Visit Rochester

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About Visit Rochester

Rochester is the third largest metropolitan area in New York State, located along the southern shore of Lake Ontario. It has a rich sports history at both the professional and amateur levels, with several teams calling the city home, including the Rochester Red Wings, Rochester Americans, Rochester Knighthawks and Flower City Union. The strength of our sports community is spread across our area's colleges, universities, high schools, sports clubs, and organizations, providing a solid variety of quality athletics for everyone to enjoy.

The Rochester NY Sports Commission works diligently to promote Monroe County through sports, highlighting the important impact athletics have on our community’s economic vitality and quality of life. The number of championships, invitationals, and competitions that Rochester hosts continues to grow annually, providing a tremendous economic boost and playing an essential part in our quality of life. We invite new and existing sports ventures to discover Rochester and Monroe County as a destination for their future events.

Things to do in Visit Rochester

Exploring Rochester is a delight, with so much to discover. Whether sampling our diverse culinary scene, visiting one of our many festivals, or enjoying a family-friendly attraction, you’re sure to find something to love! We’re a cultural abundance of dance, theater, music, art, photography and film, and our area is home to over 100 wineries, breweries and distilleries. Whatever your interest, you will find it in Rochester, NY.

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Rochester is easily accessible by air, train or highway. With the newly renovated Greater Rochester International Airport servicing seven airlines and the recently updated Amtrak train station located in downtown, getting to Rochester is convenient and affordable. Being centrally located to many major Northeast cities, driving is also a comfortable option for getting here. Rochester is located just 6 hours from New York City and 3 1/2 hours from Toronto. Additionally with some of the shortest commute times in America, traffic is rarely in issue when you arrive.

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