City of Rochester

Welcome to the City of Rochester!

From standing in the parlor where Susan B. Anthony was arrested for voting, to listening to great jazz on the streets-Rochester is filled with museums, attractions, music, theater, festivals, sports, special events and more. There is always something to see & do in entertaining Rochester.

A family-friendly and affordable destination, located on Lake Ontario, and the famous Erie Canal, The Greater Rochester Area is home to more than 100 family friendly attractions, including amusement parks, interactive museums, a zoo, 1,200 acres of parklands, sporting venues, and many more. There are also many professional sports teams that play regular seasons in Rochester.

Rochester enjoys a particularly scenic geography courtesy of the huge glaciers during the Cenozoic era that carved out the fertile Genesee Valley and created topography of rolling hills around it. Another part of this legacy are the many waterways left behind including Lake Ontario (one of five, fresh-water Great Lakes), the Genesee River with its deeply carved gorges and several waterfalls, Irondequoit Bay, hundreds of scenic streams and ponds, plus the nearby Finger Lakes.


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Urgent Care Centers:

Urgent Care by Lifetime Health


Wilson Medical Center

800 Carter St.

Rochester, NY 14621


Unity Walk-In Care Center


89 Genesee St.

Rochester, NY 14611