12 days in Buffalo, Niagara Falls & Adirondack Itinerary

12 days in Buffalo, Niagara Falls & Adirondack Itinerary

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12 days in Buffalo, Niagara Falls & Adirondack Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Buffalo
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Adirondack
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: London

4
nights
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Kids will enjoy The Strong National Museum of Play and Darien Lake Amusement Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Marilla Country Store (in Marilla), Letchworth State Park (in Castile) and Seneca Park Zoo (in Rochester). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, meet the residents at The Buffalo Zoo, make a trip to Canalside, and admire the masterpieces at Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Buffalo online driving holiday planner .

London, UK to Buffalo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Buffalo, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Buffalo at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Buffalo

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Rochester, Marilla Country Store, Letchworth State Park, Darien Lake Amusement Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
Darien Lake Amusement Park ©
Darien Lake Amusement Park
Seneca Park Zoo ©
Seneca Park Zoo

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, casinos, zoos & aquariums, shopping, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, and try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls day trip planning tool .

Niagara Falls is just a short distance from Buffalo. In August, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Adirondack.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Parks, #Nature, #Casinos

Side Trip

Old Fort Niagara
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

2
nights
Adirondack

Adirondack ©
Attractions like The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom and Natural Stone Bridge and Caves make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Shelburne Museum (in Shelburne) and Wilmington (High Falls Gorge & Whiteface Mountain).

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Adirondack online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Adirondack in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Niagara Falls in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Adirondack. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adirondack

#Nature, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Wilmington, The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom, Shelburne Museum, Natural Stone Bridge and Caves
Highlights from your plan
Whiteface Mountain ©
Whiteface Mountain
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves ©
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves

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