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New Buffalo Travel Guide

Just over an hour’s drive from Chicago, New Buffalo is a peaceful and picturesque town situated on the banks of Lake Michigan. New Buffalo is a great base point for a wider exploration of the villages along the southern shore of the lake, and offers a diverse range of activities -- from tastings at wineries and breweries, to enjoying the scenic nature at nearby national parks.

Things to Do in New Buffalo

One of the best things to do in New Buffalo is to get back to nature and go hiking amid the diverse landscapes of the nearby national parks. With ancient forests, huge dunes, and miles of rolling green prairies, it’s possible to spend days hiking among the parks in this region. Warren Dunes State Park, Robinson Woods, Chikaming Park and Preserve and Galien River Country Park are among those that should not be missed. New Buffalo also features regular farmers market where excellent local produce and edible gifts can be purchased. Adrenaline junkies will welcome the opportunity to surf, paddleboard or kayak in the waters of Lake Michigan.

Best Places to Stay in New Buffalo


Best Time to Visit New Buffalo

The summer months of July through to August are the best time to visit New Buffalo. Temperatures are warm and visitors can enjoy exploring and hiking outdoors without having to layer up.

Price and Availability Index in New Buffalo

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in New Buffalo is in June, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in New Buffalo is in the high season in July. New Buffalo has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in New Buffalo tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Wednesday. Vacation homes in New Buffalo tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in New Buffalo

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in New Buffalo. The hottest month in New Buffalo is July, when temperatures peak at 91 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 3 ˚F. The wettest month in New Buffalo is October with 6.07 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.89 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in New Buffalo

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 1728 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in New Buffalo, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A trip to New Buffalo can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $49 per night. A typical accommodation in New Buffalo costs on average $468 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to New Buffalo can pick from 590 places to stay that provide WiFi. 18 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 46 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to New Buffalo, you'll want to pick from 568 places to stay that provide parking. We have 80 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 194 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In New Buffalo AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 7 providers, including 266 places to stay from Airbnb, 78 accommodations from VRBO and 78 places to stay from Homeaway.

1348 accommodations in New Buffalo have been reviewed: 75% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 644 places to stay right now.

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