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  1. Mike
    April 13, 2016 @ 9:21 am

    Don’t we have tour groups here in Rochester as well?
    Seems like I remember reading about it in the paper.
    I think there should be as many interesting sites here as there are in Buffalo.
    And it’s a shorter drive.

    • Chris
      April 14, 2016 @ 7:44 pm

      Hey Mike! We have a few here in Rochester, but really nothing quite like Explore Buffalo. There is the Landmark Society of Western New York that sometimes does events and tours, and an Instagram meet-up group called Explore Rochester that gets together a few times a year. Then there are some groups that will specific tours like the Friends of Mt Hope Cemetery that give cemetery tours, and a stained glass tour here and there by some church groups. If you find more, feel free to share!

  2. Melinda Wood
    April 13, 2016 @ 10:01 am

    I’m always looking for great explorations near Rochester. 🙂 I moved here five years ago from Arkansas so I’m still learning all about beautiful Upstate New York. Thank you for doing the research. My church has a marriage retreat every March. We always have it at Salvatore’s Grand Hotel in Buffalo. My husband and I are always searching for something to do the Monday after the retreat. I will gladly bookmark this information for next year!

    • Chris
      April 14, 2016 @ 7:47 pm

      Hey Melinda! There’s so many wonderful things to check out and Buffalo has no shortage. Over in the sidebar of this site, you can click on the ‘Niagara Frontier Region’ and that will show you each of the posts from that section of the state, though it encompasses a few counties. If you head up to the American side of Niagara Falls, don’t miss Prophet Isaiah’s Second Coming House–it’s one of my favorites from that area!