15 days in Buffalo & New York City Itinerary

15 days in Buffalo & New York City Itinerary

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15 days in Buffalo & New York City Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Fly + train + bus:  27​h 30​min
1
Buffalo
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h
2
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
3
Buffalo
— 2 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  28​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

5
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.
The Broadway Market has been added to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Cave of the Winds and Bridal Veil Falls. Bring the kids along to Powder Mills Park and Fantasy Island. Get out of town with these interesting Buffalo side-trips: Three Sisters Island (in Niagara Falls), The Strong Museum (in Rochester) and Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park (in Canandaigua). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Walden Galleria, try your luck at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, steep yourself in history at Buffalo Central Terminal, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Larkin Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Buffalo road trip planning app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Buffalo is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Buffalo hover around 2°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Buffalo

#Parks, #Nature, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Walden Galleria Mall, The Strong National Museum of Play, Powder Mills Park
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Powder Mills Park ©
Powder Mills Park
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty National Monument and New York Public Library. Attractions like Bronx Zoo and Central Park make great kid-friendly stops. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, explore the striking landscape of Hamilton Grange National Memorial, stop by American Girl Place - New York, and see the interesting displays at The Morgan Library & Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Buffalo to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buffalo in December, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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Times Square ©
Times Square
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Elmwood Village as well as Maid of the Mist. Get outdoors at Niagara Falls and Tifft Nature Preserve. Go for a jaunt from Buffalo to Niagara Falls to see Niagara Wine Trail about 32 minutes away. See even more of Buffalo: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex, explore the different monuments and memorials at Forest Lawn, brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and explore and take pictures at KeyBank Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Buffalo holiday site

You can fly from New York City to Buffalo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Buffalo reach 2°C and lows reach -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

#Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Maid of the Mist ©
Maid of the Mist

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