Known for its high standard of living, Rochester, MN, is the third-largest city in the state and a lovely place to visit, whether you and your group are interested in culture, dining, or the great outdoors. When visiting Rochester, consider a house rental for a convenient, comfortable form of vacation lodging. Options range from low-slung bungalows to large, two-story private homes with spacious yards, to luxury condos that offer great views of Zumbro River.
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Many users spend more time comparing the vacation rentals including a pool. More than half of the properties have one in this destination. In addition, more House rental have pools than any other type of accommodation. They are an excellent choice if you go in a group of 8, as that is the number of people they can welcome on average. nearly all of Rochester's accommodations offering a pool are within two miles of water, spend your days lounging by the pool or the waterfront.
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What to See and Do Near Rochester
Put on your hiking shoes for a trip to the Quarry Hill Nature Center, about a 15min drive away. Here you'll find over five miles of hiking trails, upland forests, and biking tracks. During the winter season, you can also go skiing and snowshoeing here. The center's Exploration Hall is home to numerous native Minnesota animals, including a fair bit of aquatic life housed in a 1700-gallon aquarium.
Visit Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo to see various species of native birds, mammals, and reptiles. Common animals include black bear, otter, bison, snakes, and eagles. There are also hiking trails and camping facilities within the park.
Enjoy both history and nature at Douglas State Trail, an abandoned railroad. The trail takes you through some of the most scenic parts of Rochester including a thicket, farmlands, and lush grasslands. You can hike or rent a bicycle for the 12.5mi. trip.
Where to Eat in Rochester
Get ready to take your taste buds on a culinary trip in Rochester. You will find all types of cuisine near your lodging, from sushi to Texan steak to Mexican. There restaurants all around town, but you'll find many of them clustered in the Kutzky Park and Pine Hill neighborhoods.
Pittsburgh Blue, to start, offers steaks and a great selection of cocktails. At Cameo, enjoy various American and Mexican dishes. Head down to Casablanca for delicious Moroccan and French cuisine. Sample some sea bass for dinner, Tuscan pork, or pulled chicken with a side of Gorgonzola sauce. They also have great dessert options, including a popular banana cake. For seasonal fare in a hip atmosphere, head to Bleu Duck Kitchen. And for fresh seafood—yes, it's available even in landlocked Minnesota—Pescara is a good upscale option.
Historical Sights Around Rochester
Pay homage to the founders of the Mayo Clinic at Plummer Building. The tower was built in the 1920s by the doctor Henry S. Plummer, and housed a medical research library and various medical specialties. The building is always open to visitors. Or get a sense of what local life was like during the Victorian era with a visit to the Heritage House. This house was built in 1875 and is outfitted with furnishing of the time period. The Heritage House is close to downtown Rochester and offers tours from June through August.
For another dose of local history in a pleasant setting, head to the History Center of Olmsted County. Dating back to 1926, this beautiful site offers a history museum and library on a 54-acre spread of land. Alternatively, the Charles E. Gagnon Museum & Sculpture Garden shows the artist's bronze sculptures on a lovely property. For visitors with kids, the interactive Minnesota Children's Museum is a great idea for a rainy day.
Information about vacation rentals in Rochester
|🏡 Vacation rentals||1,742 properties|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 28%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$63|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Internet, TV and Air conditioning|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodations||204 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||1,027 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the average price per night for a vacation rental in Rochester?
The average accommodation in Rochester is priced at $63 per night. If you are looking for a house rental, the nightly price is $200 on average. A apartment rental Rochester will cost on average $256 per night.
How many vacation rentals are available for booking in Rochester?
There are currently 1,742 vacation homes to choose from for your upcoming trip.
What are the most popular amenities for vacation homes in Rochester?
The most popular amenities for vacation rentals in Rochester include accommodations that have: Internet, TV, and Air conditioning.
How many vacation homes with a pool are in Rochester?
Discover 1,027 vacation rentals available to book in Rochester.
Are dogs allowed in vacation rentals in Rochester?
In case if you are traveling with a pet in Rochester - 11% of vacation homes are pet-friendly.
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