Outdoor Fun | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

Stokoe Farms

Sunflowers in August, Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Fest and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and magic in the Christmas season with the best Christmas trees in WNY! For over 200 years, the Stokoe family has been cultivating our farming heritage. Step back to a simpler time with your family and take a wagon ride to pick your own special pumpkin or to choose the perfect Christmas tree. Let us help you make memorable Harvest and Christmas traditions will last for generations. Hours vary, see StokoeFarms.com for a detailed calendar.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center

Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY is the largest living history museum in New York State. Transport yourself back to the 19th century mid-May through mid-October, with special events all year long. Over 60 historic buildings making history come alive! Hours vary seasonally; see website for details.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

G and S Orchards

G and S Orchards is a 150-acre real working, full-time family-owned fruit and vegetable farm that specializes in growing high-quality fruit and vegetables with exceptional flavor. Fruits and vegetables grown on the farm are available through the Retail Farm Stand, You Pick, and CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) shares. G and S Orchards offers farm fresh produce spring through fall available at the farm stand. G and S Orchards' mission is to operate a diverse, self-sufficient and profitable farm by growing and marketing the highest quality produce. Gary and Stephanie strive to maintain fair and reasonable pricing as well as provide a positive and educational experience for their customers.
825 Atlantic Avenue (Route 286)
Walworth , NY , 14568
Phone: (315) 524-3823
43° 9' 55.5876" N, 77° 20' 18.5928" W

Wickham Farms

Wickham Farms is an amazing destination to spend a day in summer and fall! Enjoy 25+ fun farm attractions, delicious farm food, and endless photo opportunities on this beautiful farm. Summer events include Lavender Days and the Sunflower Spectacular, and the Fall Harvest Festival runs Labor Day - Halloween.
1315 Sweets Corners Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: (585) 377-FARM (3276)
43° 9' 8.2152" N, 77° 25' 44.0652" W

Seneca Park Zoo

Plan a visit to Seneca Park Zoo to surround yourself with wildlife from around the world. Seneca Park Zoo is open 362 days a year and is only closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester , NY , 14621
Phone: 585-336-7200
43° 11' 48.7356" N, 77° 37' 2.8704" W

Rochester Red Wings

The Rochester Red Wings are the Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals. We pride ourselves on providing fun, affordable entertainment for the whole family. Stop down to Frontier Field and help us #ROCtheSummer!
Frontier Field One Morrie Silver Way
Rochester , NY , 14608
Phone: (585) 454-1001
43° 9' 25.8264" N, 77° 37' 15.0816" W

Kettle Ridge Farm

Many thousands of years ago the last glacier retreated from upstate New York to leave what we now call Kettle Ridge Farm - 70 beautiful, rugged acres located outside Rochester, NY in the Town of Victor. From this land we produce pure maple syrup; we collect wildflower honey; and we offer a slew of activities and events that are fun, educational, and delicious. We can even come to you with our pancake food truck! Take a look at the details, and we hope to see you soon.
515 Log Cabin Road
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-217-7108 | 585-217-7108
43° 0' 43.65" N, 77° 27' 50.2344" W

Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester

FREE to visit and many opportunities for learning! Pet adoption, farm yard, humane education, outreach programs and services.
99 Victor Road
Fairport , NY , 14450
Phone: 585-223-1330
43° 3' 39.582" N, 77° 23' 55.3056" W

New York Museum of Transportation

The New York Museum of Transportation is unique among Western New York's museums. In Rush, just 20 minutes from Rochester, the museum features vintage trolley cars, highway and horse-drawn vehicles, a steam locomotive, several model railroads, photos, exhibits, gallery, and gift shop. Relive holiday memories with the Midtown Plaza Monorail on display! On certain Sundays, rides are included with admission on the only electric trolley line in New York State (NOTE: for trolley rides, check website for days, hours and reservations). Open Sundays only, and featuring monthly special events.
6393 East River Rd
W. Henrietta , NY , 14586
Phone: (585) 533-1113
43° 1' 0.2136" N, 77° 42' 35.262" W