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Need ideas for trips from Buffalo

Looking for a family weekend trip that is 2 or 3 hours from Buffalo NY that is not an amusement park or waterpark. I have three 10 year old girls. Thanks!

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1. Re: Need ideas for trips from Buffalo

How about Stratford, Ont. Very pretty town. It's about a 2 to 2 1/2 hour drive. No amusement or water parks. It's much more cultural. Here's the link to the festival.

http://www.stratfordfestival.ca/BoxOffice/save.aspx?id=1120&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=brand_sw_ontario_search_&utm_content=$29_Stratford_Tickets&gclid=CND5naOIjLgCFSJlMgod6hkAgg

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2. Re: Need ideas for trips from Buffalo

I'll try that link(s) again

http://www.stratfordfestival.ca/

http://www.visitstratford.ca/

Edited: 12:14 pm, June 30, 2013
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3. Re: Need ideas for trips from Buffalo

Perhaps the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning? You could also combine that with the southern Finger Lakes, no problems.

What sort of activities are you looking for?

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4. Re: Need ideas for trips from Buffalo

How about the Stong Museum in Rochester?

http://www.museumofplay.org/

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5. Re: Need ideas for trips from Buffalo

It the Strong museum and has an excellent display of dolls and toys and is fascinating. It was endowed my Margaret Strong and is independent and not saddled with government interference. I was there and had a great time. There are other things to see in Rochester including the Eastman House

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6. Re: Need ideas for trips from Buffalo

The Strong Museum is now called the National Museum of Play, and it's outstanding. It's no longer a static display of dolls and toys -- it's highly interactive. Visit the website (see the link in jmhallmark's post above) to find out about all the hands-on activities, including a kid-size Wegmans grocery store, where children can either "shop" and or work at the checkout register. You can also have lunch at their '50s diner. The National Museum of Play could easily take up an entire fun-filled day.

The City of Toronto is also a blast. Visit the top of the CN Tower (kids love to walk on the glass floor), the Royal Ontario Museum, and the Toronto Zoo.

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