Updated 2016

Popular for being so close to Niagara Falls, Buffalo is also the second largest city in New York. Also, it's started to be known as one of the America's most hospitable cities and a very clean one, as well.

What to do

Being at only 26 miles from Niagara Falls, no wonder that the majority of travelers make a stop in Buffalo only to take a bus to the incredible fall. There's a direct link between the two cities and the prices are very accessible as well.

If you have some time to visit the city, you can choose among the historical sites, parks, amusement parks , art galleries and sporting events. There are two amusement parks in the city, both very suitable if you are in the city with the small ones. Also, Buffalo Zoo can be a nice break from the city. If you are interested in history, make sure to visit the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site; there are tours and exhibits available and the gardens also offer a nice place to relax.

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Getting there

Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) serves both US and Canada. The airport receives over 100 daily flights which makes search for a flight to Buffalo a very easy task.

If you need to go to the airport by car, save some time and money by booking and paying for the Buffalo Airport Parking in advance.

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Where to stay

Buffalo doesn't lack places to stay: from high end hotels to real hostels and anything in between.