Rochester sits on the shores of the famous Lake Ontario, and is a city characterized by a colorful industrial past. Not only this, but it is in great proximity to some surrounding natural attractions which never fail to capture the hearts of all who visit. When you’re camping in a place such as this, it’s worth considering choosing one of the best places to stay as your home for the holiday; one that will place you in the heart of nature. Explore the urban green space of Genesee Valley Park, which offers city views as you relax for a picnic, or see exotic wildlife at Seneca Park Zoo. Find your inner calm at Highland Park, which has floral displays, and hike around the edge of Lake Ontario itself.