Rochester, New York

Rochester Educational Student Tours

Rochester, NY is located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario and is just 90 minutes east of Niagara Falls & about 3 hours from Toronto. Rochester is an important historic, educational and cultural American city. The mix of a beautiful agricultural setting, along with a vibrant city, creates a perfect sample of true American life. Rochester provides educational opportunities in history, photography, art and music. Rochester is rooted in the music industry and includes venues such as: The Eastman School of Music, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Hochstein School of Music and Dance, Garth Fagan Dance, Rochester Music Coalition, Rochester Oratorio Society, The Commission Project and several recording studios.


  • George Eastman House/International Museum of Photography and Film
  • Strong- National Museum of Play
  • Rochester Museum & Science Center
  • Performance opportunity "Art Loves Music" at ARTISANworks Gallery
  • Downstairs Cabaret Theatre: On Stage and Off
  • Waterloo Premium Outlets
  • Genesee River & Erie Canal Education Cruises
  • Rock Climbing 101 at RockVentures
  • 17th Century Hunting Camp Experience at Ganondagan
  • Ghost Walk: Chilling Tales from Rochester's Past
  • "Riverwalk" and "Riverstroll" Underground Railroad Tour
  • Seneca Park Zoo

Rochester Music Tour Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Depart for Rochester, NY with en route rest/lunch stop

Guided Tour of the George Eastman House & International Museum of Photography & Film
Hotel check-in

Dinner at the Old Country Buffet or similar
Enjoy the Eastman Wind Orchestra and Eastman Wind Ensemble at the Eastman Theatre
Return to the Hotel & Overnight

Day 2

Breakfast in the Hotel
Visit to the Public Market & Music Performance at the Seneca Park Zoo

Lunch (cost extra) in the area
Visit to the Rochester Museum & Science Center

Dinner in the Area (Location TBA)
Choice of 1:
Evening Fun at Laser Quest – 2 Missions each or Evening entertainment at the Downstairs Cabaret Theatre
Return to the Hotel and overnight

Day 3

Breakfast in the hotel
Check out & depart for Waterloo, NY Free time to browse the Waterloo Premium Outlets

Lunch (cost extra)
Depart for your school

Arrive at your school