Niagara Falls, Buffalo, NY

Car Rental at Buffalo Airport

Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the busiest airport in upstate New York, plays a central role in the tourism and business development of the Buffalo-Niagara region. For many travelers who fly into the airport, the main reason is to see both the United States and Canada in a short window of time. Buffalo is just 30 minutes away from the US-Canada border, and less than 2 hours away by car rental at Buffalo Airport from Canada’s most populous city and cultural melting pot, Toronto. One way car rentals from Buffalo Airport can be arranged for drop off at Ontario International Airport or in the city.

Niagara Falls

Dividing Canada and New York of the United States, Niagara Falls is a popular destination for newlyweds on their honeymoon, nature-lovers and adventure-seekers. There’s a wide range of experiences that can be had in and around the Niagara escarpment which you can comfortably get to by car hire from Buffalo Airport. Some of the most popular activities include canoeing, kayaking, jetboating, and the more high-adrenaline activities like bungee-jumping, paragliding and abseiling. The tourist area features posh yet affordable hotels with restaurants, spectacular views, attractions and expansive gardens that provide colorful backdrop to the already magical and misty environment of the falls, so there are also plenty of diversions if you came primarily for rest and relaxation. By renting a car at Buffalo Airport, you can enjoy the soothing sights if you prefer a more laidback vacation. Even better, you can arrange for one way car rentals in Buffalo Airport and drop them off at the Niagara Falls Airport or in town.

Seaway Trail

Rent a car in Buffalo Airport and follow the Seaway Trail, which runs through New York and Pennsylvania aside the scenic shorelines of Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, the Niagara River and the Saint Lawrence River. The 518-mile trail includes a mixture of lighthouses, historic sites, scenic landscapes, quaint villages and cities. The shores of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario provide a lot of opportunities for water-based recreation, where you can park rental cars from Buffalo Airport lakeside and take a break of canoeing or kayaking. Points of interest along the trail include the Dunkirk Historical Lighthouse, Chautauqua-Lake Erie Wine Trail, Fort Ontario State Historic Site, the Strong Museum and National Toy Hall of Fame, Thousand Islands and the cities of Buffalo and Rochester where there are city and airport drop offs.

Lake Erie Circle Tour

Forming Cleveland’s northern boundary, Lake Erie is the southernmost and the shallowest of the five Great Lakes. It is a bountiful resource for the local communities and source of endless natural fascination. A car rental from Buffalo airport can help you explore Lake Erie in an unhurried pace and great comfort. For a more ambitious drive in and around northern United States and southern Canada, consider a Great Lakes Circle Tour in a Buffalo airport car hire. On the US side of the lakes, there are plenty of drop off points in Minneapolis, Detroit and Madison.

Wine Tours

If wine is your primary interest, a car hire at Buffalo airport is indispensable to experience not only Niagara’s Wine Trail but also that of New York’s Finger Lakes. Cabernets Sauvignon and Franc, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, Syrah and Merlot are some of the varieties grown and produced in the region. Budget a day each for each destination and drive your Buffalo airport car rental around a handful of the dozens of wineries located on either side of Niagara Falls. If driving to Finger Lakes, drive your Buffalo Airport rental car an hour farther to the southeast for drop off in Ithaca.