Of course, we all love and adore our fair city. But honestly, one of the best parts about living in Buffalo is being minutes away from our Canadian neighbors. We’ve all waited in line over the Peace Bridge at one time or another to visit somewhere, buy something, or see something that you just can’t visit/buy/see in the good ol’ US of A. Here are some of the best reasons why living so close to Canada is awesome. 

We can check out the good side of Niagara Falls

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Sure, Niagara Falls is majestic on the American side. But let’s be real - anyone who has visited there knows that the real jaw-dropping views are on the Canadian side. 

Canada has the closest IKEA

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Why drive all the way to New York City or Pennsylvania when you could just buy your frustratingly-hard-to-put-together furniture right over the border? 

Major League Baseball is just about an hour and a half away

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There’s no need to drive for hours to see your fave baseball team with the Rogers Centre and Toronto Blue Jays being so close to us. 

You Can Drink Under 21

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Who didn’t spend a night tearing it up in Clifton Hill before their New York State license could let them into bars? 

The Exchange Rate is Killer

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Even though it’s always fluctuating, we can always count on getting a little more bang for our buck in Canada. Sure, all of those extra loonies and toonies jangling around in our pockets can be a little annoying, but it’s worth it. 

Canadians Love Money To Spend Money Here

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Speaking of money…Finally, now that the covid restrictions are starting to loosen up, Canadians can finally come over to our side of the border to spend their money and boost our local economy. Score! 

What’s your favorite part about living so close to Canada?

The Most Romantic AirBnB in Canada in 17 Pictures

A majority of people in Western New York have been waiting for this moment to cross the border, with some Buffalonians thinking about a trip to Toronto.

If you want a fun getaway weekend, this AirBnB has a beautiful view of the lake and the entire home is yours.