Though it's perhaps best known as the home of Eastman Kodak, the giant of the photographic business, Rochester, New York (74 mi/119 km east of Buffalo), is also the home of Xerox and Bausch & Lomb.
Kodak's influence is clearly seen at the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House. It exhibits a spectacular collection of photographs ranging from early daguerreotypes to modern masterworks and also hosts a variety of temporary exhibitions. (If you're taking vacation picture... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.