Additional Points of Interest Discover Rochester’s Waterway Attractions and Colleges
Reserve your stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Rochester-Henrietta to enjoy convenient access to area attractions and local universities. Spend a beautiful day fishing the Irondequoit Bay, waterskiing on Lake Ontario or exploring the Seaway Trail. Various public beaches make it easy to sunbathe or take a swim in these Great Lakes waters.
Have a child or friend attending a college in Rochester? Stay with us to be a short drive from higher education institutes like Nazareth College, Rochester Institute of Technology and SUNY College at Geneseo. You can relax in our indoor pool while your student is in class, or borrow a book from our Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM to enjoy while you’re on campus.
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- Genesee River
Over the course of millions of years, this river has carved an enormous gorge that runs through Letchworth State Park, which is also home to the Charlotte/Genesee Lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse on the Great Lakes.
- Irondequoit Bay
Feeding into the Finger Lakes, this bay is the perfect spot to drop a boat and head into Lake Ontario for fishing or to partake in watersports.
- Lake Ontario
Known as the “Lake of Shining Waters,” this member of the Great Lakes is home to numerous lighthouses and is a favorite among fisherman seeking salmon.
- Seaway Trail
This byway is a freshwater coastline that follows the Niagara River, Lake Ontario's shoreline and the Saint Lawrence River.
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