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Dale Chihuly Glass – Gonda Building // photo: Becky Montpetit
Art abounds in Rochester MN, and visitors are 'wowed' by the variety and creativity of the public art works they can see around the city! With a longstanding commitment to enriching the experience of all who visit by proudly displaying public art, Rochester showcases the creative and inspiring artistic works of everyone from world-famous artists to those just starting out. There is an art gallery in Rochester MN, and here are just a few of the many other Continue Reading »
Time Into Pixels Photography
If you’re attending a conference or event at Mayo Civic Center in downtown Rochester, MN, you’re within easy walking distance of many fun things to do and places to go. Mayo Civic Center, Rochester's convention and event center, is connected via climate-controlled skyways and underground pedestrian walkways to an abundance of unique activities and entertainment options, as well as dozens of exceptional restaurants and a vibrant nightlife scene. Things To Do Near Mayo Civic Continue Reading »

Things to Do With Kids in Rochester, MN

Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:00 AM by Experience Rochester MN

Olive Juice Studios.
“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 »
Olive Juice Studios
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 »
Olive Juice Studios
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 »