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Things to Do in Rochester, Minnesota

Discover the vibrancy, beauty, and historic charm of Rochester, MN when you stay at the Kahler Inn & Suites.
 
 Located on the south fork of the Zumbro River,o ur city offers a thriving arts scene, scenic parks, historic sites, renowned architecture, and fun attractions so you'll never run out of things to do in Rochester.
 
Home of the world renown Mayo Clinic, Rochester also boasts great shopping, dining, and entertainment. Enjoy an evening at the symphony orchestra, go shopping at the Grand Shops at Kahler and University Square, and explore the lively downtown area bustling with restaurants and bars, all jsteps from our urban hotel.
 

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

Bowlocity Entertainment Center

Head to Bowlocity Entertainment Center for unlimited4 fun with family. This 34,000 sq. ft. facility features 24-lanes of bowling, a multi-level laser tag arena, a 45-game redemption arcade including a VR ride and Lazer Maze. Gather at the Sports Bar that offers delicious appetizers, pizzas, sandwiches, and burgers.

Foster-Arend Park

Acquired by the City of Rochester in 1981, Foster-Arend Lake offers a beautiful beach and accessible fishing pier. Rainbow trout are stocked during fall, winter and spring to provide you with a unique fishing experience. Anglers can expect catching Bluegill and largemouth bass as well. Are you ready for the adventure?

Quarry Hill Nature Center

Acquired by the City of Rochester in 1981, Foster-Arend Lake offers a beautiful beach and accessible fishing pier. Rainbow trout are stocked during fall, winter and spring to provide you with a unique fishing experience. Anglers can expect catching Bluegill and largemouth bass as well. Are you ready for the adventure?

Quarry Hill Park

Spend your lazy afternoons at Quarry Hill Park (329 acres). Hike or bike the scenic trails, sit and relax beside the pond, explore the limestone fossil quarry and historic sandstone caves. Come face to face with the animals, go fossil hunting, or simple stroll the park. There is so much to explore at Quarry Hill Nature Center.