FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
The Rochester Americans, an American Hockey League team, is affiliated with the National Hockey League's Buffalo Sabres. The team, nicknamed the Amerks, is a perennial contender and has won several Calder Cup championships. The season runs October to April. Ticket prices are $10–$22. Blue Cross Arena, 1 War Memorial Sq., Rochester, NY, 14614. 585/454–5335. www.amerks.com.
Some of baseball's greats—Stan Musial and Cal Ripken Jr., to name two from different eras—played for the Rochester Red Wings. The Triple-A International League team's downtown stadium is across from the High Falls entertainment district. Tickets are $6.50–$10.50. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way, Rochester, NY, 14608. 585/423–9464. www.redwingsbaseball.com.
Soccer may be a foreign sport in much of the rest of the country, but in Rochester it's a fan favorite. The Rochester Raging Rhinos play in the A-League, a step below Major League Soccer, although they've defeated top teams many times. The season runs from May to September. Tickets are $14–$20. 460 Oak St., Rochester, NY, 14608. 585/454–5425. www.rhinossoccer.com.