Ontario City Vacations
Many of Rochester’s most interesting sights are within easy reach of Ontario City, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. The Museum of Historic Palmyra and the Colonial Belle Cruise Dock are amongst the many popular places to discover here. Two other interesting attractions that are close by Ontario City are the Seabreeze Amusement Park and the Casa Larga Vineyards.
Savvy travelers in Ontario City, looking for something different, will love the nearby cultural attractions. There are plenty of excellent destinations to take the family for an afternoon such as the George Eastman House, the Rochester Museum and Science Center and the Strong National Museum of Play. Arts lovers will find plenty to applaud at venues such as the Rochester Auditorium Theater, the Geva Theatre Center and the Downstairs Cabaret Theater. Popular galleries, include the Memorial Art Gallery.
If you are looking for family fun, head to the various child-friendly attractions. You will appreciate the incredible animal adventures at the Seneca Park Zoo.
If the sun is out, follow the locals and head outside to the local natural destinations. When Mother Nature beckons, visit Highland Park, Seneca Park and Maplewood Park, a place where you can enjoy some time outdoors. If you are up for a walk take the family to a beach, such as the Ontario Beach Park.
Spend a few hours at Eastview Mall in Victor to scratch that shopping itch.
If you’re visiting Ontario City during wintertime, grab your googles, scarf and skis and head for the runs at ski centers such as the Bristol Mountain Ski Resort in Manchester.
Rochester is the home ground of the legendary Rochester Razorsharks basketball team in winter and Rochester Americans ice hockey team. Both teams play regular matches at Blue Cross Arena. If you have little interest in sport, you can still come to the stadium during one of the many concerts held here.
After a long day exploring the streets of Ontario City, rest up at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. For a good night’s sleep check out the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Rochester-Brighton, the Hyatt Regency Rochester, and the popular Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside.