Rochester, MN's culture of caring makes it a wonderful destination for visitors seeking a healthy mind, body, and spirit. Ranked as one of the healthiest cities in America, fitness and wellness are at the core of the community's values.  

Get fit. Overnight visitors to Rochester, MN don't have to miss their workouts, as 46 of the city's hotels have on-site fitness centers. You can also drop in for fitness classes at the Healthy Living Program at Mayo Clinic's Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center or work out at 125 Live

Stay active. Rochester provides easy and accessible ways for residents and visitors to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives. Visitors can walk in our downtown skyways and underground walkways year-round.  In addition, opportunities to enjoy running, hikingskatingbiking or walking throughout Rochester are endless.  The city offers more than 100 parks, as well as 85 miles of paved trails with amazing city and country views and recently finished surfaces. If you're traveling with a pet, get tips on where they can be active, too! 

Be well. Besides offering fitness classes, Mayo Clinic's Healthy Living Program also offers private one-on-one sessions with wellness experts, healthy cooking classes in a state-of-the-art kitchen, data-driven physical activity assessments, and transformational wellness and weight loss experiences. If you have a Wednesday evening free, enjoy a guided meditation class or "Dinner and a Speaker," which are open to the public and include a healthy dinner along with expert speakers on topics including physical activity, exercise, stress management and resiliency. Find out more on our Events Calendar.

Pamper yourself. Make yourself a priority at several spas, where you can get a massage, mud bath, or hot stone therapy to recharge and renew. Give your body and soul some much-deserved TLC at some of the most serene spots in town. 

Eating healthy? Check out restaurants in Rochester, MN where you can get delicious vegetarian dishes.

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