How to Plan the Best Weekend Getaways from Buffalo

Sometimes the crowded city and your busy schedule can just get to you. You need to steal away for a couple of days and enjoy a little time for yourself. If you’ve only got the weekend to spare, you’ll want to find a destination that’s not too far of a drive (no one wants to spend all day in the car for a quick trip) while still being far enough that it feels like a true vacation. If you’re traveling from Buffalo, we have the perfect place to go. Chautauqua, NY, is the best destination for weekend getaways from Buffalo. Find out everything you’ll need to know to start planning your trip!

We’ve listed a couple of our favorite things to do in Chautauqua below, but there’s so much more to discover! Access our free Vacation Guide for a more complete list of possible activities to do during weekend getaways from Buffalo. From restaurants to hiking trails, you’ll find everything you’ll need to plan a great vacation. Access it today!

Tips for Planning Weekend Getaways from Buffalo

Location, Location, Location

If you’re looking for one-tank trips from Buffalo, NY, Chautauqua is the ideal place to go. The Spencer Hotel & Spa, which is in central Chautauqua, is just an hour-and-a-half drive from the city of Buffalo. It’s just far enough to escape the busy-city feel of the city and appreciate the quieter, calmer atmosphere of Chautauqua.

Explore Chautauqua

There are plenty of great things to do in the area. If you’re interested in hiking or rock climbing, stop by Panama Rocks Scenic Park. It features great trails and giant rock formations that visitors are permitted to explore. If you’d rather have a more relaxed stroll, head to Long Point State Park on Lake Chautauqua. The trails surrounding the lake are flatter and easy to traverse.

If you’re a wine-aficionado, take advantage of the fantastic wineries near The Spencer Hotel! We offer a Winery Tour Package that is fantastic for anyone hoping to visit a couple of the spots on the Lake Erie Wine Trail. The package includes a secured driver for three hours, a gourmet breakfast-in-bed, and early check-in and late check-out. Wine tours are the best activity for romantic getaways from Buffalo, NY!

If you’re looking for the perfect spa getaways in NY, The Spencer Hotel & Spa is ideal for you! We offer onsite spa services that are sure to leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. From our selection of manicures and pedicures to our facials and body treatments, you’ll find everything you need to pamper yourself from head to toe!

Stay at The Spencer Hotel & Spa

Don’t wait any longer to plan your weekend getaways from Buffalo! Book a room at The Spencer Hotel & Spa to begin planning. Be sure to take a look at all of our specials! These vacation packages are just the thing you need to enhance your stay with us. No matter the reason for your stay, there’s no better bed and breakfast in the area than The Spencer Hotel & Spa.

Check our availability and book today! We look forward to having you.