Finals are over. And while most of us are still too busy thanking God for that, summer is already upon us. We only have a few months to make the most of the extra time at our disposal. Western New York is a beautiful place and Buffalo, New York has recently undergone a revival. Western New York has everything you could want: nature, food, music, art, and adventure. Here are 40 different places and experiences you need to go explore this summer, and they are all within hours of the University at Buffalo.

1. Letchworth State Park

2. Naval & Military Park

3. Food Truck Tuesdays

4. Canalside Concerts

5. Delaware Park

6. Darien Lake Theme Park Resort

7. Eternal Flame at Chestnut Ridge Park

8. Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

9. Akron Falls Park

10. Cave of the Winds

11. Shakespeare in the Park

12. Spirit of Buffalo Boat

13. Niagara Falls State Park

14. Coca-Cola Field

15. Glen Falls

16. Maid of the Mist

17. Dwight D. Martin House

18. Zoar Valley

19. Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

20. Niagara Jet Boats

21. Watkins Glen State Park

22. Concerts at Artpark

23. Niawanda Park

24. Shop along Elmwood

25. Tifft Nature Preserve

26. Workouts at Canalside

27. Buffalo Bites Food Tours

28. Allegany State Park

29. Albright-Knox Art Gallery

30. Tour the Richardson-Olmstead Complex

31. Transit Drive-In

32. Taste of Buffalo

33. Burchfield Penney Art Center

34. Lockport Cave Tours

35. National Chicken Wing Festival

36. Allentown Art Festival

37. Buffalo Pedal Tours

38. Panama Rocks Scenic Park

39. Buffalo Harbor Kayaks & Paddle Boards

40. Devil's Hole State Park