We think Buffalo Niagara is beautiful all the time. But as the temperatures and snow begin to drop, this place we call home takes on an extra charm. It is one best understood by experiencing, but we’ll do our best throughout this blog to paint the picture, too.
The number of unique things that you can do throughout winter is amazing and turns any newcomer’s hesitation of winter into enthusiasm and anticipation. Whether you’re out in the elements getting some fresh air and exercise or huddling up inside, there’s always something to do. There’s no way to capture everything in one article but find below just some of the reasons to Be in Buffalo Niagara this winter.
Hit The Hills
Buffalo Niagara has magnificent, rolling hills perfect for the winter months. Did you know Holiday Valley, one of Western new York’s ski resorts, is dubbed the ‘Aspen of the East’?
On The (Frozen) Water
- Ice skating
- Ice biking (ranked the #18 best experience in the world to get you moving, by National Geographic)
- Pond hockey (Go Sabres, by the way)
- Ice bumper cars
- Ice fishing
- Niagara Falls light show
In the summer, you’ll find Western New Yorker’s all across our many beautiful waterfronts and the winter is no different. The frozen lakes and rivers just provide even more flexibility of options!
- Cross-country skiing
The idea that you’re holed up in doors for the entirety of winter is…well…entirely untrue. Hit the trails for some exercise and beautiful sightseeing.
Eat & Drink
- Igloo dining
- Many restaurants with well-heated patios
- Tom & Jerry specialty winter cocktail
As always, we’re a foodie town and that certainly doesn’t halt in the winter.
Check out our Relocation Guide for even more great information about Buffalo Niagara during winter and beyond.