Things to Do with Kids in Rochester, NY

  • TripBuzz found 35 things to do with kids in or near Rochester, New York, including 10 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Canandaigua, Henrietta, Penfield and Brighton.
  • From National Museum of Play at The Strong to Seneca Park Zoo, the Rochester area offers 32 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Theaters, Bowling and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
  • Famous for being home to many acclaimed universities and research programs, the city of Rochester is also a thriving technological and business community. In addition to being the birthplace of many major organizations, such as Kodak, it is also a beautiful residential and tourist location. The most popular points of interest are the diverse restaurants and shopping centers, theatres, musical venues, thriving nightlife and its annual festivals.
  • TripBuzz found 35 things to do with kids in or near Rochester, New York, including 10 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Canandaigua, Henrietta, Penfield and Brighton.
  • From National Museum of Play at The Strong to Seneca Park Zoo, the Rochester area offers 32 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Theaters, Bowling and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
  • Famous for being home to many acclaimed universities and research programs, the city of Rochester is also a thriving technological and business community. In addition to being the birthplace of many major organizations, such as Kodak, it is also a beautiful residential and tourist location. The most popular points of interest are the diverse restaurants and shopping centers, theatres, musical venues, thriving nightlife and its annual festivals.
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0.7 Miles
96% 1489 votes
Children's Museums One Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY 14607 MoreLess Info
Hundreds of thousands of toy-related items are found in the collection at the National Museum of Play at The Strong, including in here the largest collection of dolls in the world. Among the attractions in here, there can mentioned the Discovery Garden, the aquarium reef tanks, and the Reading Adventureland.
2.5 Miles
78% 457 votes
Zoos 2222 Saint Paul St, Rochester, NY MoreLess Info
78 different species of animals find their home at the Seneca Park Zoo, from the largest of the land mammals, to the oldest species of bony fish in the world. Special events are organized in here all around the year, and many of them coincide with the animals' birthdays.
0.5 Miles
78% 69 votes
Sports Stadiums (Professional) One War Memorial Square, Rochester, NY MoreLess Info
Blue Cross Arena is the home of the AHL's Rochester Americans and the PBL's Rochester Razorhawks. Offering a maximum seating capacity of 13,000, the location has also hosted performers such as The Grateful Dead and The Rolling Stones.
0.6 Miles
74% 19 votes
Skate Parks 353 Court Street, Rochester, NY 14607 MoreLess Info
Manhattan Square Park & Ice Rink is now known as Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park and Ice Rink. Open year round, skaters love spending hours on the ice in winter while the summer months it turns into a calm reflection pool with fountains.
2.7 Miles
75% 20 votes
Bowling 873 Merchants Road, Rochester, NY 14609 MoreLess Info
A two-story bowling center, L&M Lanes features 12 wood lanes used for open bowling and league play. The center offers private event hosting and televisions as well as a pub with food, drinks and adult beverages.
4.5 Miles
71% 17 votes
Bowling 2750 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618 MoreLess Info
Clover Lanes is a bowling alley with 50 lanes that include bumpers and automated scoring. They also have free wireless internet, a lounge with large plasma TVs and a full-service bar and restaurant.
0.7 Miles
94% 190 votes
Movie Theaters 240 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14607 MoreLess Info
The Little Theatre is considered to be the premier cultural center in the United States for the presentation of independent and foreign films. The venue also features visual arts and music for the greater Rochester community.
6.0 Miles
88% 532 votes
Amusement Parks (All Ages) 4600 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY 14622 MoreLess Info
The 4th oldest amusement park in America, the Seabreeze Amusement Park has roller coasters, thrill rides, a waterpark, kiddie rides, and others. In here there are organized live shows. On the site there is also a themed museum, as well as food stands, and arcade games.
0.5 Miles
90% 221 votes
Sports Facilities/Fields 333 N Plymouth Ave., Rochester, NY 14608 MoreLess Info
Frontier Field serves as the home ballpark for the minor league baseball team called the Rochester Red Wings. It officially opened in 1996, but the first baseball game was not conducted until 1997.
1.3 Miles
82% 245 votes
Science Museums 657 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607 MoreLess Info
There are more than 1.2 million items in the permanent collection of Rochester Museum & Science Center. Books, media, documents, photography, and many others can be found in here.
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