46 Things To Do In Rochester, MN

  1. Hike the trails at Quarry Hill Nature Center.
  2. See how life was lived in the 1800’s at the Heritage House.
  3. Enjoy a flight of beers at any of the local breweries.
  4. Admire art at the Rochester Art Center.
  5. Float in a tank at Nalu Float.
  6. Learn about local history at the History Center of Olmsted County.
  7. Play pickleball at Rochester Parks & Rec.
  8. Ride a bike along the Douglas State Trail.
  9. Look at local art at the Semva Art Gallery.
  10. Shop for fresh produce at the Rochester Farmers Market.
  11. Take a tour of the Plummer House a 65-acre estate.
  12. Show your respects at the Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial.
  13. Attempt the BBQ Bucket Burger Challenge at Smoak BBQ.
  14. Pick your own pumpkin at Sekapp Orchard.
  15. Do a wine tasting at Salem Glen Vineyard.
  16. Paint on a canvas and drink wine with Wine & Canvas.
  17. Take a picture with a giant medical scooter.
  18. Rock climb indoors at Roca Climbing & Fitness.
  19. Pitch a tent and camp at KOA Journey.
  20. Try to escape a room at Unraveled Escape Room.
  21. Take a haunted trolley tour of Rochester with Rochester Trolley & Tour Co.
  22. Bounce on a trampoline at Air Insanity Trampoline Park.
  23. Take an art class at Art Heads Emporium.
  24. Do a DIY wood sign workshop at Board & Brush.
  25. Throw axes at Old School Arcade & Axe Throwing.
  26. Spend an afternoon thrifting at the local thrift shops.
  27. Listen to live music at North Star Bar.
  28. Shoot a gun at Heartland Gun Club & Range.
  29. Take a yoga class at Radiant Sol Yoga Studio.
  30. Enjoy a flight of ice cream at Flapdoodles Homemade Ice Cream.
  31. Learn to play an instrument at Rochester Academy of Music.
  32. Play disc golf at any of the local courses.
  33. Learn to scuba dive at Southeast Scuba Escape.
  34. Have a spa day at Healing Touch.
  35. Shop for antiques at Old Rooster Antique Mall.
  36. Paint and hide rocks with Rochester Rocks.
  37. Enjoy bubble tea at Tea Time.
  38. Bowl and play arcade games at Bowlocity Entertainment Center.
  39. Take a martial arts lesson at Martial Arts Fitness Center.
  40. Drink coffee and watch a movie at Gray Duck Theater.
  41. Play arcade games at The Machine Shed.
  42. Shop for used books at the Friends’ Book Store.
  43. Play golf at Northern Hills Golf Course.
  44. Ride a horse at Red Gate Riding.
  45. Pick your own strawberries or grapes at Firefly Berries.
  46. Shop for board games or attend an event at D6 Games.

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