Things to do in Buffalo

Enjoy the great outdoors in Buffalo

The holiday destinations in Buffalo reflect the city’s great love for its history, culture, and arts. All year round, there are plenty of festivals and cultural shows to entertain tourists and visitors. Sightseeing and other outdoor recreations are also popular activities in Buffalo.


Things to do in Buffalo

Buffalo is New York’s second largest city. It is also one of the most populous cities in the USA.


Parks and Wildlife

Buffalo is home to several parks, gardens, and wildlife sanctuaries. The Tifft Nature Preserve and the Times Beach Nature Preserve are wonderful places to visit if you want to learn more about the city’s flora and fauna.

Another outdoor destination that you shouldn’t miss is the Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Educational Center. Here you can collect various fossils and find a range of animal habitats. You can also go hiking and bird-watching in this place.


Buffalo Zoo

The Buffalo Zoo is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Niagara Frontier because it boasts of more than 1,000 different animals, some of which you can even see roaming freely along the pathways.


When to go to Buffalo

Summers in Buffalo are dry, sunny, and humid while winters are chilly and snowy. On average, high temperatures during the summer season can reach 26.7°C (80°F) while low temperatures during the winter season can drop to -7.2°C (19°F).



If you are looking for Buffalo festivals to time your vacation with, the city is bustling with events all year round. Summer festivals include the Taste of Buffalo, Buffalo Brewfest, and Allentown Art Festival, among other colorful and lively festivals that take place on the city streets. The Taste of Buffalo is considered as one of country’s largest outdoor food fests. Come and enjoy tasty treats and all the other fun things to do in Buffalo during the festival.

In winters, you can join the Buffalo Powder Keg Festival, Buffalo Ball Drop, and Saint Patrick’s Day Parades.


Things to do in Buffalo

Buffalo Facts

Population259 384
CountryUnited States of America (USA)
CurrencyUS Dollar
AirportBuffalo Niagara Intl, United States (BUF)

Buffalo average temperatures

-3~3 °C -2~9 °C 15 °C 21 °C 17~26 °C 22~28 °C 24~28 °C 23~27 °C 16~23 °C 9~17 °C 3~10 °C -1~14 °C


Buffalo Marathon

The Buffalo Marathon is an annual marathon in May that also work as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. The runners can compete in a number of different distances, but the main marathon is the most popular and features a course that will take you through the urban inner city, through the beautiful Delaware Park and on the road along Lake Eire. The course is flat and fast, which give a nice running experience and for the more competitive runner, it is also a great opportunity to qualify for the Boston Marathon.

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Golf in Buffalo

There are many great and affordable courses in Buffalo. Fort Erie Golf Club features an 18 hole course that delivers lush fairways, willow trees and some great bunkering in order to make it a relaxing but at the same time challenging course. Delaware Park Golf Course, Grover Cleveland Golf Course and Beaver Island State Park Golf Course are three other great alternatives where you don't have to empty your wallet in order to have a great round of golf.

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