The following list is comprised of spots for those who are new to the Rochester, NY area and would like to see what the city has to offer. A strict budget has been taken into consideration when compiling this list.
Mendon Ponds Park: trails and water fun! Nature lovers will want to check this out.
Festivals: Rochester, NY is known for festivals and the Park Ave Fest for college students is no exception. The Lilac Festival is another one worth checking out. There are many more and are announced regularly in local Rochester, NY news publications like the Democrat & Chronicle.
Rochester Art: The Strong Museum, Rochester Museum & Science Center, and the Memorial Art Gallery are a few places to check out if you are a student who is an art lover.
Mount Hope Cemetery: The tour scene here is interesting.
Bike Ride/Walk Along the Canal: The canal that runs through the city serves as a great backdrop to a pleasant walk or bike ride.
Ice Skating at the Ritter Ice Arena at RIT: The spot to go if you enjoy ice skating.
Black Button Distillery: When adults sign-up to be in the know about their latest products, news and special events and they'll give you one FREE spirits tasting.
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion: Beautiful gardens. Very scenic.
The Little Theater: Art house films for only $6 for students, children, and seniors.
George Eastman House: the world's oldest museum dedicated to photography and one of the world's oldest film archives. A "must" for anyone visiting Rochester.
Susan B. Anthony House: A famous historical landmark.
Seneca Park Zoo: A fun zoo that has quite the collection of animal life.
Red Wings Baseball: Experience what viewing a minor league baseball game is like.
Tips from Rochester Smart Student Housing