Land area: 35.8 square miles
Area code: 585
Greater Rochester International Airport
1200 Brooks Avenue
By Car: Rochester is within a day's drive of most major metropolitan areas in the northeastern U.S. and eastern CanadaThe New York State Thruway (I-90), travels across the region from Albany to Rochester and beyond. The major rental car agencies have outlets at the airport. A car is a virtual necessity for travel in and around Rochester.
By Train: Amtrak 800/USA-RAIL has service to Rochester from New York City, Buffalo, Boston, and other cities.
By Bus: Bus service to Rochester is available on Greyhound Bus Lines 800/231-2222 with stations in Ithaca, Syracuse, Geneva, and Rochester, and Trailways 800/343-9999; which travels to Rochester from New York City, Elmira, Geneva, and Syracuse.
New Year's Day Jan. 1
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day 3rd Mon. in Jan.
President's Day 3rd Mon. in Feb.
Memorial Day last Mon. in May
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day 1st Mon. in Sept.
Thanksgiving Day 4th Thurs. in Nov.
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dec. 24 and 25
New Year's Eve Dec. 31