White Oaks Haven Guidebook

Drew & Rachel
White Oaks Haven Guidebook

City/town information

The city of Rochester lies alongside the south fork of the Zumbro River and encompasses approximately 54 square mile area. Rochester is the third-largest city in Minnesota. The city has been frequently recognized by Money Magazine, since the 1980's as one of the best places to live in the United States ranging from the best overall to the best in the Midwest. Nestled in a valley, Rochester's skyline has tall buildings at the city's center with farm fields in the foreground. It has more than 3500 acres of park land and more than 85 miles of paved trails to explore.
Rochester
The city of Rochester lies alongside the south fork of the Zumbro River and encompasses approximately 54 square mile area. Rochester is the third-largest city in Minnesota. The city has been frequently recognized by Money Magazine, since the 1980's as one of the best places to live in the United States ranging from the best overall to the best in the Midwest. Nestled in a valley, Rochester's skyline has tall buildings at the city's center with farm fields in the foreground. It has more than 3500 acres of park land and more than 85 miles of paved trails to explore.

Food scene

Five West offers a large variety of menu options, from salads to sandwiches, from pizza to burgers. They have incredible breakfast options as well with a memorable dining scene and experience!
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Five West
1991 Commerce Dr NW
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Five West offers a large variety of menu options, from salads to sandwiches, from pizza to burgers. They have incredible breakfast options as well with a memorable dining scene and experience!
Coupons to Texas Roadhouse are complimentary with your reservation upon arrival in the gift basket!
Texas Roadhouse
3350 55th Street Northwest
Coupons to Texas Roadhouse are complimentary with your reservation upon arrival in the gift basket!
Rachel and Drew's favorite brewery and pizza joint!
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Forager Brewery
1005 6th St NW
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Rachel and Drew's favorite brewery and pizza joint!
Our favorite street tacos in Rochester, MN! Experience authentic Mexican food.
Corona's Tacos
Our favorite street tacos in Rochester, MN! Experience authentic Mexican food.
Our favorite greek-style food, especially for their gyros! Their super fast too!
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Nupa
1035 Civic Center Drive
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Our favorite greek-style food, especially for their gyros! Their super fast too!
Adorable outdoor summer dining and best butternut squash ravioli ever!
Twigs Tavern and Grille
401 6th St SW
Adorable outdoor summer dining and best butternut squash ravioli ever!
Newest hot spot in Rochester. Great sushi & tasty food. A fancy favorite of ours.
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CRAVE Food & Drink (Rochester)
220 Broadway Avenue South
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Newest hot spot in Rochester. Great sushi & tasty food. A fancy favorite of ours.
The best Vietnamese food in town!
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Pho Chau
1014 North Broadway Avenue
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The best Vietnamese food in town!
For more than a quarter of a century the Canadian Honker Restaurant has taken great pride in our family serving yours. Since 1984, our family has been preparing the freshest, made from scratch recipes to create some of your most memorable meals. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, favorites include the Honker Breakfast Feast, world famous Bunnie’s Coconut Cake, homemade soups and stews to pan seared walleye, hand cut steaks, prime rib and fresh jumbo shrimp. The Canadian Honker offers special children’s and senior offerings as well as a gluten free and vegetarian menu. Located in Rochester, Minnesota directly across the street from St. Marys Hospital, the Canadian Honker Restaurant is known for providing a friendly and comfortable home away from home atmosphere with exceptional customer service and outstanding homemade meals.
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Canadian Honker Restaurant
1203 2nd St SW
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For more than a quarter of a century the Canadian Honker Restaurant has taken great pride in our family serving yours. Since 1984, our family has been preparing the freshest, made from scratch recipes to create some of your most memorable meals. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, favorites include the Honker Breakfast Feast, world famous Bunnie’s Coconut Cake, homemade soups and stews to pan seared walleye, hand cut steaks, prime rib and fresh jumbo shrimp. The Canadian Honker offers special children’s and senior offerings as well as a gluten free and vegetarian menu. Located in Rochester, Minnesota directly across the street from St. Marys Hospital, the Canadian Honker Restaurant is known for providing a friendly and comfortable home away from home atmosphere with exceptional customer service and outstanding homemade meals.
Great pizza in NW Rochester!
Mr. Pizza North
4040 28th St NW
Great pizza in NW Rochester!
Rochester is famous for Newt's and it's unique, local burger joint!
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Newt's North
5231 E Frontage Rd
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Rochester is famous for Newt's and it's unique, local burger joint!
Our go-to bbq spot and they do great take-out services too!
Smoak BBQ - Rochester
2291 Commerce Drive Northwest
Our go-to bbq spot and they do great take-out services too!
Best Mexican dining there is, all our friends rave about it.
Los Arcos Kitchen & Cantina-North
3539 22nd Avenue Northwest
Best Mexican dining there is, all our friends rave about it.

Our Fav Ice Cream

Family friends of ours opened this beloved ice cream shop in 2013, and it's been my favorite ever since. You will agree!
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Flapdoodles Ice Cream
3525 22nd Ave NW
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Family friends of ours opened this beloved ice cream shop in 2013, and it's been my favorite ever since. You will agree!

Sightseeing

The Peace Plaza is nestled in the heart of Mayo Clinic Campus and downtown scenes with a stunning bird fountain, central to many new restaurants and shops all within walking distance.
Peace Plaza
The Peace Plaza is nestled in the heart of Mayo Clinic Campus and downtown scenes with a stunning bird fountain, central to many new restaurants and shops all within walking distance.
Eleven acres of beautiful landscaped grounds, formal gardens, bird trail, quarry, and water tower highlight the features of the park. The grounds are open to the public from sunrise to sunset except when the house is reserved for private functions. Private functions held at the Plummer House can also reserve the grounds, making the grounds not open to the public.
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Plummer House
1091 Plummer Ln SW
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Eleven acres of beautiful landscaped grounds, formal gardens, bird trail, quarry, and water tower highlight the features of the park. The grounds are open to the public from sunrise to sunset except when the house is reserved for private functions. Private functions held at the Plummer House can also reserve the grounds, making the grounds not open to the public.

Biking Trails

Douglas Trailhead

Parks

Phenomenal bike trails around lakes and kid-friendly park/beach.
Cascade Lake Park
88 23rd Avenue Southwest
Phenomenal bike trails around lakes and kid-friendly park/beach.
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Silver Lake Park
770 W Silver Lake Dr NE
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A little drive out of Rochester, but well worth it, if you're looking for great hikes and kid-friendly petting zoo!
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Oxbow Park & Zollman Zoo
5731 County Road 105 Northwest
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A little drive out of Rochester, but well worth it, if you're looking for great hikes and kid-friendly petting zoo!
Rachel grew up going to Quarry Hill nature center. Serene place for walks, bird watching, picnics & events within the center you can sign up for!
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Quarry Hill Nature Center
2341 Silver Creek Rd NE
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Rachel grew up going to Quarry Hill nature center. Serene place for walks, bird watching, picnics & events within the center you can sign up for!

Golfing

Only a 3 minute drive from White Oaks Haven, Norther Hills is one of Rochesters best golf courses, especially in the evening with sunset views.
Northern Hills Golf Course
4721 W Circle Dr NW
Only a 3 minute drive from White Oaks Haven, Norther Hills is one of Rochesters best golf courses, especially in the evening with sunset views.
Phenomenal bluff view golf course, for the golf lovers!
Eastwood Golf Course
3505 Eastwood Rd SE
Phenomenal bluff view golf course, for the golf lovers!