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About Rochester

Located in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York near the shores of Lake Ontario, Rochester offers a unique mix of big city cultural life while maintaining a small town feeling.

Rochester is the third largest urban area in New York State. Whether you are interested in art, photography, history, wine making, or music, Rochester has it all! And, if you’re looking for outdoor adventures, you’ll find a wide array of hiking/biking trails, skiing, parks, beaches, boating, and fishing opportunities. Plus, affordable housing combined with schools that consistently exceed national standards make Rochester a great place to raise a family. Check out these links to learn about the adventures that await you in Rochester!

Art, Photography, and Museums

Music and Dance

Live Theater



Outdoor Adventures

For information about schools, housing, and so much more that make Rochester a great place to live and work, go to: