Buffalo Itinerary 3 Days

What to Do in Buffalo in 3 Days Tour

This is a glimpse of what to do in Buffalo in 3 days. We have mentioned some of the frequently added attractions in Buffalo that range from historical to natural, from fun-filled to the most popular. Explore more travel ideas for a perfect 3-day Buffalo itinerary.

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Nestled on the shores of Lake Erie in upstate New York, Buffalo is a city known for its art deco architecture and world-famous Buffalo wings. Apart from that, the city boasts of a staggering collection of galleries, museums, outdoor parks, and landmarks which make a visit to Buffalo an interesting experience. With the help of this Buffalo Itinerary 3 Days, plan a fun-filled visit here.

What to see in 3 days in Buffalo?

Museums and Galleries

An art gallery located at 1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, Albright - Knox Art Gallery features an exquisite collection of works by talented artists like Richard Diebenkorn, Pablo Picasso, Paul Gauguin and Vincent van Gogh. The paintings are mostly modern and contemporary works spanning across the Impressionistic and Post-Impressionistic styles of 19th century and cubism, surrealism, and constructivism of 20th century. You might also come across a few abstract expressionism and pop artworks. Darwin D. Martin House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and considered to be one of the most important projects from Wright's Prairie School era, is also a museum worth visiting in Buffalo. Lucy-Desi Museum, dedicated to hometown girl Lucille Ball, star of I Love Lucy, too is a favorite among tourists. For those who wish to explore the regional history and culture of Buffalo, along with the science and biodiversity, the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society and Buffalo Museum of Science are good options.


There are numerous outdoor attractions in Buffalo which are sure to entice visitors. The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens featuring domes and greenhouses with exotic flora is a perfect place to relax and enjoy this region's natural beauty. The gardens are located within South Park in Buffalo. Delaware Park - Front Park System is another serene outdoor retreat in Buffalo. Full of lakes, arched bridges, and landscaped gardens, this outdoor attraction is a popular one in the city. Canalside, a waterside recreation venue, is another outdoor place to relax and unwind in this city.

Dining and Food

Famous for its Buffalo wings, there is are numerous food options for all types of palates in Buffalo. According to locals the bar food staple of Buffalo wings and hot dogs were invented at Anchor Bar and hence it is a must-visit eatery. Oshun, renowned for delectable seafood entrees and appetizers using freshest produce like oysters and mussels, is another popular option to eat in Buffalo. Ted's Hot Dogs is the place you should be heading to in order to savor the delicious and mouth-watering hot dogs which form an important part of Buffalo's cuisine. For a good old traditional meal comprising of lip-smacking chicken wings and fish fry, The Swannie House, the second-oldest tavern in the city is a good option.

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Best Hotels in Buffalo for 3 Day Trip

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With Less Days in Hand

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With More Days in Hand

Spend your days like a local when you are for more than 3 days in Buffalo. Visit famous sightseeing places, plan day trips to nearby cities, and enjoy touring with family and friends. Be part of the events happening in the city. Check what to do in Buffalo in 4 days or 5 days.

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