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 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Rochester?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 107 house rentals around Rochester. From 74 Houses to 29 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Rochester is on HomeAway.

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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:

  • Great Lakes Crossing Outlets: 189 home rentals
  • Cranbrook House and Gardens: 310 home rentals
  • Royal Oak Station: 327 home rentals
  • Pine Knob Ski Resort: 116 home rentals
  • DTE Energy Music Theatre: 118 home 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 74 Houses in Rochester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rochester include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 29 lodging choices
  • Studios: 29 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rochester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation homes with pool available in Rochester.

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