Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Rochester

Enjoy the opera and other features of Rochester. This city's football matches, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Rochester

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Rochester has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Links at Outlook (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • The Ledges Golf Club (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Pine Hollow Little Par Three Golf Course (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Center for Wildlife (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Old Marsh Country Club (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Rochester

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

  • Rochester Common (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Vaughan Woods State Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Bellamy River Wildlife Management Area (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Mount Agamenticus (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Adams Point (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Prescott Park (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)

How to get to and around Rochester

The nearest airport is in Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), located 15 mi (24.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), which is 17.3 mi (27.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Rochester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 59 holiday rentals near Rochester. From 34 Houses to 17 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rochester for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Rochester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 34 Houses in Rochester. Our other popular types of Rochester holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 17 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 17 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 17 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Rochester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 48 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Rochester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.