8 days in Buffalo, New York City & Atlantic City Itinerary

8 days in Buffalo, New York City & Atlantic City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Atlantic City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Chicago

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Hole State Park. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, get interesting insight from Maid of the Mist, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally play a few rounds at Hyde Park Golf Course.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Buffalo day trip website.

Chicago to Buffalo is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Buffalo sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Buffalo

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Times Square, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kings County Distillery, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Buffalo to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Atlantic City.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

3
nights
Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Visit Poverty Beach and Brigantine Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Cape May Point State Park and North Wildwood Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Atlantic City: Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery (in Rio Grande), Cape May City Beaches (in Cape May) and Ship Bottom Beach (in Ship Bottom). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Wildwood Beach.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Atlantic City holiday planner.

You can drive from New York City to Atlantic City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cape May, Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, Ship Bottom Beach, Cape May Point State Park, Brigantine Beach
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Brigantine Beach ©
Brigantine Beach
North Wildwood Beach ©
North Wildwood Beach
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

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