4 days in Rochester & Orange Beach Itinerary

4 days in Rochester & Orange Beach Itinerary

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Rochester

— 1 night

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at George Eastman Museum, have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, and then stop by Stever's Candies. Keep things going the next day: walk around Highland Park, get your game on at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, and then learn about winemaking at Casa Larga Vineyards.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rochester trip planner.

New York City to Rochester is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in April, with highs in Rochester at 56°F and lows at 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

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Orange Beach

— 2 nights
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 1st (Sat), stroll through Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then go for a stroll along the water at The Wharf, and finally stop by Pepper Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf State Park and then enjoy breathtaking views from Wharf Ferris Wheel.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Orange Beach road trip planner.

You can fly from Rochester to Orange Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Rochester to Orange Beach is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Rochester in April, expect nights in Orange Beach to be warmer, around 58°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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