Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Buffalo

Enjoy the area's theater scene, live music and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Buffalo. Renowned for its museums, sporting events and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Pierce - Arrow Museum, Kleinhans Music Hall and Buffalo Museum of Science are a few of the top cultural sights. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Buffalo

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Buffalo has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Buffalo Zoo (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Aquarium of Niagara (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Delaware Park Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Bridgewater Country Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • South Park Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Cazenovia Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Buffalo

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Buffalo is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Niagara Falls State Park (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Bridal Veil Falls (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Horseshoe Falls (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • American Falls (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Buffalo

Fly into Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.), the closest airport, located 8 mi (12.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Niagara Falls, NY (IAG-Niagara Falls Intl.), which is 15.2 mi (24.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Buffalo-Exchange Street Station or Buffalo-Exchange Street Station and explore the city from there. It's easy to get around Buffalo by jumping on the metro at Lafayette Square Station, Church Station or Fountain Plaza Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Buffalo?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 133 house rentals around Buffalo. From 55 Houses to 2 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Buffalo is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Buffalo?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Buffalo:

  • Allentown: 31 vacation rentals
  • Waterfront: 17 vacation rentals
  • Lakeview: 25 vacation rentals
  • Front Park: 42 vacation rentals
  • Bryant: 36 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Buffalo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Buffalo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Erie Basin Marina: 208 home rentals
  • Canalside: 203 home rentals
  • Fountain Plaza: 203 home rentals
  • Lower Lakes Marine Historical Society Museum: 204 home rentals
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House: 208 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Buffalo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Buffalo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 55 Houses in Buffalo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Buffalo include:

  • Cabins: 2 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 2 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 50 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Buffalo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation homes with pool available in Buffalo.

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