11 days in Buffalo & Albany Itinerary

11 days in Buffalo & Albany Itinerary

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Buffalo
— 4 nights
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Albany
— 6 nights
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Buffalo — 4 nights

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Pierce-Arrow Museum and Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Eternal Flame Falls and Goat Island. Take a break from Buffalo with a short trip to Niagara Power Project Visitors Center in Lewiston, about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Richardson Olmsted Campus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tifft Nature Preserve, take an in-depth tour of The Buffalo History Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Joseph's Cathedral.

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Manchester to Buffalo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. May in Buffalo sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Albany — 6 nights

Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Explore hidden gems such as USS Slater DE-766 and Saratoga National Historical Park. Get in touch with nature at Cohoes Falls, Falls View Park and Albany Pine Bush Preserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Albany: National Shrine of the Divine Mercy (in Stockbridge), Berkshire Museum (in Pittsfield) and Thacher State Park (in Voorheesville). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Peebles Island State Park, get engrossed in the history at Albany Institute of History & Art, contemplate the long history of Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.

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Drive from Buffalo to Albany in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May in Albany, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips