Destination guide

The riverside setting of Rochester is ready to explore

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Rochester. This city's restaurants, biking and hiking draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Rochester

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rochester a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Detroit Zoo (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Wolcott Mill Metropark (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Pine Valley Golf Course (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Red Oaks Waterpark (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Waterford Oaks Waterpark (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rochester

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rochester is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wolcott Mill Metropark (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Metro Beach (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Union Lake (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Rochester

The nearest airport is in Pontiac, MI (PTK-Oakland County Intl.), located 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Detroit, MI (DET-Coleman A. Young Municipal), which is 20.1 mi (32.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Rochester?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 88 vacation rentals near Rochester. From 57 Houses to 28 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rochester for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rochester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rochester. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fisher Mansion: 224 vacation rentals
  • DTE Energy Music Theatre: 100 vacation rentals
  • Wayne State University: 243 vacation rentals
  • Great Lakes Crossing Outlets: 156 vacation rentals
  • Detroit Golf Club: 273 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rochester listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rochester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 57 Houses in Rochester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rochester include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 28 rentals available
  • Studios: 26 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Rochester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 77 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Rochester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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