'Pokémon Go' Tips: Where to Hunt for Pokemon in and Around Rochester, NY


Pokemon Go is one of the most talked about games on the market. By downloading this free game to your IOS or Android cell phone you can go searching for Pokemon around your city. Hunting for Pokemon has not only brought people out of their homes, but it has also brought them together in search of these cute little creatures. While taking a stroll around the block it has not been uncommon to bump in to a neighbor that you don't know that well and strike up a conversation. So, get your most comfortable pair of shoes and get outside and track them down using the tips that are given below for a fun adventure.

Here are some of the best places to look for Pokemon in and around Rochester, NY:

Henrietta, NY: The best places to find Pokemon in Henrietta seems to be at the establishments along Jefferson Road and the surrounding area. Some of these places include Cinemark Movies 10, Marketplace Mall, Clubhouse Fun Center, West Henrietta Baptist Church, Henrietta library, and area restaurants. You may also want to check out the local area parks to capture them, as they have been found there as well

Gates-Chili: The Gates-Chili area is hopping with Pokemon galore. For the best catch visit the Voller Athletic Center, Rochester Tech Park Water Tower and Clock, St. Pius X Church, the Gates Water Tower, Community Christian Church, B.T. Roberts Memorial Hall and other Roberts Wesleyan College territory. The area parks are also a great place to find those hidden Pokemon.

Greece-Charlotte: This area is offers oodles of Pokemon Go characters. These destinations include St. Charles Borromeo Church, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Colby Park, Barnard Crossing Branch Library, Lake Ontario Beach, and area churches and restaurants. Don't forget to search the cemeteries for some great Pokemon catches.

Highland Park: Exeggcute, Magmar, and Machop have all taken up residence on the beautiful Highland Park property. Other places to catch 'em all include the Clarissa Street Gym, Eastman Quadrangle, Jubilee Family Worship Center, and other area establishments.

Sarah Jonae-Ryan has lived in Rochester for more than 30 years. She has several blogs written on a variety of topics.