8 days in Rochester & Roanoke Itinerary

8 days in Rochester & Roanoke Itinerary

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8 days in Rochester & Roanoke Itinerary

Start: Rochester
1
Rochester
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Roanoke
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Rochester

4
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Explore hidden gems such as Seward House Museum and National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rochester: Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard (in Dundee), Long Point Winery (in Aurora) and It's A Wonderful Life Museum (in Seneca Falls). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Cornell Botanic Gardens, sample the tasty concoctions at Two Goats Brewing, bet on your favorite at Watkins Glen International, and do a tasting at Hosmer Winery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rochester road trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Rochester. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Roanoke.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Ithaca, Hosmer Winery, Seward House Museum, Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, Note Fragrances FLX
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Seward House Museum ©
Seward House Museum
Cornell Botanic Gardens ©
Cornell Botanic Gardens

3
nights
Roanoke

Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beer Tastings & Tours and Center in the Square. Explore Roanoke's surroundings by going to Moss Arts Center (in Blacksburg) and Cascade Falls (in Pembroke). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at O. Winston Link Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, and appreciate the views at Roanoke Valley Greenways.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Roanoke trip planner .

Fly from Rochester to Roanoke in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rochester in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 60°F in Roanoke. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Roanoke

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Moss Arts Center, Cascade Falls
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
O. Winston Link Museum ©
O. Winston Link Museum
Cascade Falls ©
Cascade Falls

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