9 days in Buffalo, Albany & New York City Itinerary

9 days in Buffalo, Albany & New York City Itinerary

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Buffalo
— 2 nights
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Albany
— 1 night
Drive
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Buffalo

Queen City

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica and then don't miss a visit to McKinley Monument. On your second day here, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, step off the mainland to explore Three Sisters Island, then admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Buffalo online tour itinerary planner.

Houston to Buffalo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Buffalo. In May, Buffalo is little chillier than Houston - with highs of 69°F and lows of 50°F. You will leave for Albany on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Albany

Albany is the capital of the U.S. On the 24th (Mon), admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Albany attractions planner.

Getting from Buffalo to Albany by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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New York City

Big Apple

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: walk around Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Albany in May, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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