How to Road Trip to the Finger Lakes Near Buffalo

When it’s time to take a break from city life, make the short journey to the Finger Lakes near Buffalo! A road trip from Buffalo, NY, to the Finger Lakes is about an hour and a half nonstop. However, there are some fantastic New York attractions, so you might just have to take a couple of breaks along the way! But, before you hit the road, make sure to request access to our free Finger Lakes Vacation Guide. It’s the best way to plan out your vacation because it includes the best restaurants, attractions, and entertainment surrounding all of the lakes. 

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Travel to the Finger Lakes Near Buffalo

The quickest way to reach the lakes from Buffalo would be to take I-90, but if you’re looking for a little more adventure along the way, take Route 20. You’ll find plenty of exciting attractions to warm you up before experiencing all the greatness the Finger Lakes has to offer!

New Era Field Near Buffalo

Football fanatics, this stop is for you! Buffalo Bills fans should make a stop at New Era Field in Orchard Park. It’s the home stadium for the Bills, so you should definitely try to make it to a game, but if not, at least stop by the stadium for a picture!

Byrncliff Golf Resorts

Looking to stretch your legs with a game of golf? Stop by Byrncliff Golf Resorts for a round of golf on an 18-hole course in the Buffalo Hill Valley along Cayuga Creek. You can also take a swing at the driving range, or take the family to the miniature golf course!

Hidden Valley Animal Adventure 

Less than 10 minutes away from the golf resort, escape to the wild when you visit Hidden Valley Animal Adventure in Varysburg, New York. You can go on a safari ride and meet some bison, zebras, camels, emus, and yaks, among 40 other fascinating species. 

Getting hungry? Hidden Valley Animal Adventure also has a restaurant to satisfy that road trip hunger. Indulge in all-American favorites like wings, Angus burgers, and steak at The Trailside Grill. 

Jell-O Museum

Try a sweet, jiggly, treat at the Jell-O Museum in Leroy, NY, the birthplace of America’s most famous dessert! You can learn all about how the first Jell-O dessert came to be and check out the gelatinous collectibles and memorabilia. Then, get access to the jiggliest gelatin recipes.

You’ve Reached Your Destination at Finger Lakes Premier Properties

Once you’ve parked the car, settle into your luxury Finger Lakes Premier Properties vacation rental, you’ll have access to the best Finger Lakes attractions. All of our vacation homes are located just a short distance from the best FLX attractions, and of course, the lakes!

Stay in our Steps to the Beach vacation home on the gorgeous Lake Conesus. If you’re trying to escape the chaos of the city, Steps to the Beach is a great place to relax and chillax. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the lakes with a glass of local wine in hand, your favorite book in the other, and a gorgeous view of the lake ahead.

Your peaceful FLX getaway awaits. Hurry, and book your dream lake-cation today!

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