Yes! Some people actually travel to colder weather in the winter! Buffalo is ranked as one of the those spots too! It's actually listed officially as Buffalo.Cheektowaga/ Niagara Falls in the study but it's all in the WNY family! WalletHub analyzed cities "based on 32 key metrics, primarily the expense and hassle of traveling to each location but also on other indicators, such as weather forecasts, safety and variety of activities."

Source: WalletHub

And while the Buffalo are wasn't in the top ten, they still made the list at 26! Rochester finished a few spots before with Albany a few spots after. Who had the number 1 spot? The Chicago area was able to capture the top spot! They ranked above average in every category including safety, attraction and travel costs. You can see the full list and rankings on WalletHubs site and the Top Warm Destinations for Winter.

1          Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
2          Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
3          Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
4          Pittsburgh, PA
5          New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
6          Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
7          Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
8          Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
9          Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
10       Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

Buffalo and WNY has a lot to offer during the winter months! From skiing in Ellicottville to curling at Canalside, the ares had really grown in what winter can offer other than cold! Here's to gaining a higher ranking next year!

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