Rochester Summer Bucket List

Rochester Summer Bucket List

With the warm weather and the bright sunlight, it is definitely starting to feel like summer even though it doesn’t officially start for another week. We’ve compiled a list of 15 of Rochester’s most iconic attractions that you should make sure not to miss this summer.

1.Visit The Seneca Park Zoo.

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2. Cheer on the team at the Red Wings Baseball game.

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3. Devour a garbage plate (maybe at a Red Wings Game?). Or be adventurous and try a garbage dog at Dogtown. 


4. Go vintage or thrift store

5. Enjoy the beach at Ontario Beach Park.

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6. Eat some frozen custard at Abbot’s, a local Rochester favorite (the original location is at Ontario Beach Park!).


7. Shop around at the Rochester Public Market on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays or participate in their Food Truck Rodeo on the last Wednesday of every month!


8. Explore the George Eastman museum and gardens.


9. Let your inner child come out and visit the Strong Museum of Play.

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10. Go strawberry or blueberry picking. Some local farms include: Gro-Moore Farms, Green Acre Farms and Whittier Fruit Farm.


11. Catch a movie at the Vintage Drive-In.


12. Visit a local state park – Watkins Glen and Letchworth are great options.


13. Enjoy the thrills at Seabreeze.


14. Cool down at Roseland Water and Wakeboard Park.

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15. Test your skills at Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures.



Lea is an Industrial Design student with a minor in Entrepreneurship. Outside of writing for Behind the Bricks, Lea dedicates her time on campus to Cru, and she loves trying unusual ice cream flavors, swing dancing, and bullet journaling.

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