8 days in San Jose & Buffalo Itinerary

8 days in San Jose & Buffalo Itinerary

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8 days in San Jose & Buffalo Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  1​h
1
San Jose
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Buffalo
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Explore San Jose's surroundings by going to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (in Santa Cruz), Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard (in Pacific Grove) and Point Lobos (in Carmel). Spend the 24th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Monterey Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House.

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San Francisco to San Jose is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in San Jose to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in San Jose

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Monterey, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Point Lobos
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Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Buffalo: Niagara Jet Adventures (in Youngstown) and Niagara Falls (Bridal Veil Falls, Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, & more). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, and steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex.

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Traveling by flight from San Jose to Buffalo takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Jose to Buffalo is 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Buffalo can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Niagara Jet Adventures, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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