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Discover All the Things to Do in Rochester: Arts, Shopping & Culture

Located on the south fork of the Zumbro River, come and discover the vibrancy, beauty, and historic charm of Rochester, MN when you stay at the Kahler Inn & Suites.
With a thriving arts scene, outdoor parks, historical sites, and renowned architecture, you'll never run out of things to do in Rochester.
Home of the world renown medical facility, the Mayo Clinic, it's easy to take time in between appointments and meetings to get out and enjoy all this city has to offer.
Whether you are here for a weekend or extended stay, check out the nearly 100-year-old symphony orchestra, the fantastic shopping at the Grand Shops at Kahler and University Square, the lively downtown - bustling with restaurants and bars, all just steps from our vibrant urban locale.

Mayo Clinic

With a hospital, specialists, research labs and a School of Medicine all on property, the Mayo Clinic is dedicated to providing a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment.

Mayowood Mansion

Tour the estate built by the co-founder of the Mayo Clinic, which contains lush green gardens, the docto's impressive arts collection, and antique furnishings.

The Grand Shops at Kahler

For a unique shopping and dining experience with over 65 stores, find the perfect gift throughout the Mayo Clinic's underground concourse, street level and skyway.

Plummer Building

Decorated in bronze and marble, this building was named after Henry S. Plummer, M.D., who designed it and created systems and procedures still in use at Mayo Clinic.

Shops at University Square

With over 20 stores and boutiques, make your way to the Shops at University Square for the latest fashions, accessories and dining in downtown Rochester.
Mayo Civic Center

Mayo Civic Center

Downtown Rochester's multi-purpose event center is the place to catch the hottest shows, concerts, sports, and performing arts.
Rochester Art Center

Rochester Art Center

Oxbow Park & Zollman Zoo

Oxbow Park & Zollman Zoo