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Explore Endless Things to Do in Rochester, MN

Just west of the Zumbro River, discover iconic landmarks, a bustling downtown, fun festivals and incredible shopping in Rochester, MN. Blending modern beauty and historic charm, here you can discover the sounds of the Rochester Concert Band or paddle your way up the river in a canoe to get a taste of the Midwest scenery. Home of the prestigious medical facility, the Mayo Clinic, it's easy to take time in between appointments and meetings to get out and see the sights.
 
With a thriving arts scene, outdoor recreation and parks, historical sites, and renowned architecture, you'll never run out of things to do in Rochester, MN when you stay at the Kahler Grand.
 
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Mayo Clinic

Ranked #1 in the nation for being pioneers in medicine & research, visit this medical complex to get whole care and the best medical knowledge in the country.
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The Grand Shops of Kahler

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

Declared a Minnesota Historic Site, tour the estate built by the co-founder of the Mayo Clinic, which contains lush green gardens and the doctor's impressive arts collection.
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Assisi Heights

With a spiritual center and education space, tour the beautiful grounds and marvel at the Italian architecture of this sacred institution designed for all faiths for prayer and reflection in Rochester.
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Soldier's Field Veteran's Memorial

Stroll the grassy pastures of this Rochester Memorial to honor, reflect and remember all Americans who valiantly fought for our country's freedom from the past, present, and future.
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Plummer Building

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

Filled with endless outdoor recreation, hop on a walking trail, swim at the beach and pool, or paddle down the Zumbro River to explore this gorgeous 6-acre park in Rochester.
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Heritage House

Tour this historic 1875 Italianate Victorian home in Rochester, adorned with period antique furnishings and artifacts, dedicated to the preservation of the city's earliest heritage.
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Quarry Hill Nature Center

Home to over 50 different species of live animals, a 1,700 gallon fish tank, and a bird watching room, spend a day outside on paved nature trails or exploring man-made caves and ponds.
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SEMVA Art Gallery

Celebrate local Rochester artists by viewing their work in a collaborative setting. Explore unique works of art ranging from paintings and photography, to jewelry and pottery.
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Mayo Civic Center

Check out downtown Rochester's premier multi-purpose convention hall to catch the hottest live shows, concerts, sports events and performing arts while staying with us at the Kahler Grand.
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