Hidden Treasures in Rochester

Hidden Treasures in RochesterIf you're all done visiting the main attractions in Rochester, take some time to explore the sights the travel guides don't tell you about. Take a look at our list, and discover some of the city's lesser-known attractions to learn even more about this interesting city.

Artistic Eats
Foodies treasure Artistic Eats - Upstate New York's Favorite Gourmet Pasta! You'll love this mom and pop and daughter and husband shop making handcrafted pasta in small batches with only the finest all-natural ingredients. Select from over a hundred varieties of hand-made, gourmet, dried pasta and fresh-frozen ravioli.

Address: 280 North Union Street, Rochester NY 14618 - MAP
Phone: (585) 248-2974
Web: www.artisticeatsny.com

Monroe Village Farmers Market
Harvest farm fresh treasures at Monroe Village Farmers' Market in Rochester. Spend a day at the market and shop at Burl Creek for fruit, herbs, vegetables, maple syrup, chicken and eggs. Then, head to Clover Meadow Creamery for goat cheese, milk and yogurt. You'll leave the market with all the ingredients to make a fresh, home cooked meal.

Address: 730 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, New York 14618 - MAP
Web: www.monroevillagefarmersmarket.org

Park Avenue
Shopping takes a detour onto Park Avenue in Rochester when looking for the unique boutique, art gallery, specialty shop, museum, restaurant, café, pub, or deli. Stroll along the tree-lined streets littered with distinctive architecture and quaint parks. We are sure you'll leave here glad that you took a detour to experience this delightful shopping destination.

Web: www.park-avenue.org

Rochester Public Market
Join the crowds at the Rochester Public Market. You might have to wiggle your way around one of the cheapest places to shop in Rochester. Vendors here have their hands over backstock that's been sitting in warehouses for weeks, or farm fresh vendors that just picked their foods the day before!

Address: 280 North Union Street, Rochester, NY 14618 - MAP
Web: www.cityofrochester.gov

Ellwanger Gardens
Blooming treasures abound at the Ellwanger Gardens in Rochester. Discover a historic landscape that was originally the private garden of 19th century horticulturist George Ellwanger. The garden is a symphony of purples, pinks, yellows, reds, and blues surrounded by majestic trees and endless walk ways. Plan ahead for this treasure, it's open during the city's much anticipated Lilac Festival.

Address: 625 Mount Hope Avenue Rochester NY 14618 - MAP
Web: www.landmarksociety.org