Rochester Vacation - Deals & Packages!This hedonistic city on the shores of Lake Ontario is home to a state-of-the-art museum of art, music, dance and acting ensembles. Rochester is also the birthplace of amateur photography, as it houses George Eastman Museum. While here, the Eastman School of Music, the Eastman Theatre, and the George Eastman Museum all are worth a visit.Places of Interest in Rochester George Eastman Museum George Eastman was a visionary who perfected the concept of camera and introduced roll films. Opened in 1949 AD in Rochester, George Eastman Museum is the world's oldest museum dedicated to photography and is one of the world's oldest film archives. The museum is also a remarkable first in film preservation and photographs.Rochester Lilac Festival Nothing charms more than good colors and good smells working in close tandem, and Rochester Lilac Festival is just that magnificent treat to the senses. This festival is held every year during 6th to 15th of May in Highland Park amidst 500 varieties of lilacs. Setup neatly amidst overwhelming beauty and fragrance, the iconic summer festival staples kids attractions, delicacies, parade, craft show, a 5K run and music concerts. If you are still making up your mind to go there, here’s attraction too: you can even buy Highland Lilac perfume here!Irondequoit Oktoberfest Irondequoit Oktoberfest is an annual German festival that trumps all other ethnic festivals in the city and is hailed by the local population for the superlative quality of music that is played here.