3 days in Rochester & Albany Itinerary

3 days in Rochester & Albany Itinerary

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Rochester
— 1 day
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Albany
— 2 nights
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Rochester

— 1 day

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, get engrossed in the history at George Eastman Museum, and then indulge your taste buds at Flower City Food Tours.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rochester trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Rochester. In October, daily temperatures in Rochester can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours

Albany

— 2 nights
Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the world behind art at The Clark Art Institute and then kick your exploration up a notch at Ramblewild. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at New York State Museum, then stop by Concepts of Art Lenox Judaica, then admire the masterpieces at Norman Rockwell Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ozzie's Glass Gallery.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Albany itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Rochester to Albany takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

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