New York By Rail 14th ed. - Page 73

ROCHESTER The “FESTIVAL CITY,” at the gate to the Finger Lakes region, always offers a celebration. Vibrant downtown, rich with HISTORY. Surrounding NATURAL BEAUTY. see map pages 8-9 The Strong National Museum of Play WHAT’S NEAR THE STATION WHAT’S NEW Artisan Works Renovated 40,000-sq.-ft. factory-turned-local-artist-incubator holds over 500,000 works of art. Artisanworks.net From ROC Station: 3.1 miles car; 27 minute bus Geva Theater Center Newly renovated historic arsenal and convention hall offers world-class theatrical performances. Gevatheatre.org From ROC Station: 1.2 miles car; 17 minute bus The George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & Film (above) World’s oldest photography museum, newly refurbished, holds over 400,000 photographs. Eastmanhouse.org Susan B. Anthony Museum & House (above) Celebrate the centennial of Women’s Suffrage at Susan B. Anthony’s home. Susanbanthonyhouse.org From ROC Station: 0.2 miles car; 5 minute walk; 5 minute bus The Strong National Museum of Play An interactive hall of fame for toys. Museumofplay.org From ROC Station: 1 mile car; 20 minute walk Eastman Theatre Grand, storied 1922 concert hall features famous classical musicians. Esm.rochester.edu From ROC Station: 0.8 miles car; 18 minute walk WHAT’S NOT TO MISS Apple Country Spirits (above) A four-generation family orchard makes gluten-free spirits and award-winning hard cider. Applecountryspirits.com From ROC Station: 24.6 miles car Antique Wireless Museum World-class radio artifacts and ephemera show how far we’ve come in communications technology. Antiquewireless.org From ROC Station: 25.9 miles car Seabreeze Amusement Park America’s fourth-oldest amusement park with three roller coasters, overlooking Lake Ontario. Seabreeze.com From ROC Station: 1.9 miles car; 24 minute bus From ROC Station: 7.2 miles car VISIT NEWYORKBYRAIL.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION LOCALLY MADE An Italian tradition exists on Lake Ontario’s southern shore, where the late homebuilder Andrew Calaruotolo planted some vines as a hobby in 1974. Today, Casa Larga thrives as a family-owned business, producing the country’s top ice wines. To make ice wine, grapes are left on the vine through the harvest season and then handpicked in late December or early January when the temperature falls below freezing. The grapes are pressed hydraulically and fermented cold. Taste Casa Larga’s seven )مɥѥ́ݥЁѡݥ䰁ݡ́ѡ9܁eɬ%] ձѥمٕՅ䰁ȁЁɕ)ɕхɅ́ɵϊdɭ̸ ͅɝ)Ʌ)9܁eɬ I