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Things to Do With Kids in Rochester, MN

Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:00 AM

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“Play time” is all the time in Rochester, MN! Ranked “the second best city for children in the U.S.,” Rochester is a kid-friendly destination that parents will appreciate for its caring ambience, relaxing pace, and convenient entertainment and attractions . Enjoy some family fun (and dial down the stress) in Rochester, MN with these 10 things to do with kids. 1.    All aboard! Catch a ride with the Rochester Trolley & Tour Company , the city’s Continue Reading »

Five of the Best Steak Dinners in Rochester, MN

Thursday, October 5, 2017 10:00 AM

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From Rochester Magazine : Restaurants in Rochester, MN are 'a cut above' with the quality and creativity of their steak dinners. If you're hungry for the best beef in town--from the perfect filet to the most succulent sirloin--check out   Choice cuts: Five of the city's best steak dinners , as voted on (and drooled over) by the readers of Rochester Magazine .  Rochester, MN's restaurants offer inventive cuisine and friendly, accommodating service in appealing Continue Reading »

Six Team-Friendly Restaurants in Rochester, MN

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7:00 AM

If you’re in Rochester, MN for a sports game or tournament, play hard and then score big at these six winning restaurants that welcome large groups and will satisfy even the heartiest athletic appetites. All of these group-friendly restaurants offer ample seating capacity, appreciate calls in advance for group reservations, provide delicious kids’ menu dishes, and are close to where your little or not-so-little athlete will likely be competing, be it in basketball, swimming, Continue Reading »
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If walls could talk, Mayowood's might direct you to the white oak tree beneath which Dr. Charles H. Mayo designed the 48-room mansion. In 1911, the family moved in, and for the next nearly 60 years, three generations of Drs. Mayo lived in the stately home in the countryside near Rochester, MN. The Mayos furnished their mansion with treasures, many collected during travels abroad. Now Mayo Clinic owns the house and the History Center of Olmsted County the contents, and Mayowood is on display Continue Reading »

What's There to Do in Rochester, MN?

Thursday, June 15, 2017 11:00 AM

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The number one question area waiters, hotel concierges and other service folks get asked by Rochester, MN visitors is this: what’s there to do here? Luckily, we have the answer. Two supreme options for filling time between medical appointments, sports games, or during the weekends are Rochester Trolley & Tour Company and Scheels, a sporting goods store that also features a variety of entertainment venues.    At Scheels recently, one visitor remarked, “Big Continue Reading »
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Nine out of ten visitors would recommend Rochester, MN as a destination, according to visitor surveys, and one major reason is the friendly, accommodating customer service that’s prevalent throughout the city. Here’s how two restaurants  that have been recognized as a "cut above" cook up a winning combination of memorable fare and stellar customer service. Twigs Tavern & Grille: Going Above and Beyond to Cater to Customers Twigs Tavern & Grille , located in the Continue Reading »

Shopping in Rochester, MN: Style With a Smile

Thursday, June 8, 2017 10:00 AM

When you’re shopping in Rochester, Minnesota—the “ #1 Happiest Mid-Sized City in America ”—be prepared for an extra special dose of friendliness directed toward visitors. Hers and Posh Boutique --two of the city’s favorite women’s apparel stores—have earned hospitality industry recognition for the extraordinary attention and service they provide to the city’s many visitors. The owners, managers, and staff at these establishments won’t Continue Reading »

Be Well at Rochester, MN's Hotels

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 10:00 AM

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Visitors to Rochester, Minnesota—the “ #1 Healthiest City in America ”—can expect a culture of wellness, warmth, and caring that extends to every aspect of their visit, including their hotel stay . Serving large numbers of guests who are in Rochester as patients of the world-renowned Mayo Clinic or who are attending healthcare conventions or professional meetings , Rochester’s hotels are committed to promoting wellness and providing healthy environments. Three Continue Reading »

Be Happy at Rochester, MN's Hotels

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 9:00 AM

Hotels in Rochester, Minnesota —the “ #1 Happiest Mid-Sized City in America ”—are on a mission to share the community’s happiness with visitors. Warm, welcoming, and experienced, Rochester’s hotel staffs remember birthdays, customize recommendations for things to do and places to go, and make sure alarms are properly set. Meet a few of Rochester’s “hotel dream teams” that go the extra mile to make guests smile . DoubleTree by Hilton: Continue Reading »
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On a sunny day or a clear evening, Rochester locals and visitors alike flock to rooftops. After all, why be at street level when you can eat, drink and dance with a view of the city's beauty ? Located within the city's downtown core are three unique venues where you can elevate your social experience all year round. 1. Rochester's Original: Kathy's Pub A Rochester institution boasting three distinctive floors, Kathy's Pub has "the best drink prices in town," say Continue Reading »