3 days in Buffalo & Niagara Falls Itinerary

3 days in Buffalo & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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3 days in Buffalo & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Buffalo
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Buffalo
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Durham

1
day
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.
Canalside has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Sat), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Buffalo Zoo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica, then explore the galleries of Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and finally make a trip to Canalside.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Buffalo journey app .

Durham to Buffalo is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Durham in June, with highs in Buffalo at 76°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Canalside
Canalside

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You've added Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, Aquarium of Niagara, Bridal Veil Falls, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Sun), take a tour by water with Maid of the Mist, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, catch a live performance at Niagara Adventure Theater, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally go for a walk through Goat Island.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls vacation planner.

Niagara Falls is just a stone's throw from Buffalo. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Buffalo.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Nightlife
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls
Three Sisters Island ©
Three Sisters Island

1
day
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
You've now added Seabreeze Amusement Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): cool off at Seabreeze Amusement Park.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Buffalo journey planner .

Buffalo is just a stone's throw from Niagara Falls. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Seabreeze Amusement Park
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Seabreeze Amusement Park ©
Seabreeze Amusement Park

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