BuffaloUnited States of America

Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s “opus,” the cemetery where Millard Fillmore is buried and the house where Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated.

While New York City is New York State’s world city, Buffalo is its American city. Explore this location of landmark historical events, classic American architecture and popular natural sites.

The cityscape of Buffalo is like a museum of modern American architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House, which he deemed “the opus,” is in the northern part of the city. Reserve a guided tour of the house to learn about Wright’s design, including the famous stained-glass window called the Tree of Life. Another Buffalo architectural classic is Louis Sullivan’s early skyscraper, the Guaranty Building, featuring ornate terra-cotta molding.

Buffalo’s park system is the work of another famous designer, Frederick Law Olmsted, who also designed Manhattan’s Central Park. Walk along the interconnected network of green space to reach the massive 350-acre (142-hectare) Delaware Park. Take a boat out on Hoyt Lake or ride in a horse-drawn carriage on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The southern end of the park has the 269-acre (109-hectare) Forest Lawn Cemetery, where former U.S. President Millard Fillmore is buried.

With Buffalo’s rich history, its museums are accordingly world-class. The Wilcox Mansion, the lavish home of a Buffalo lawyer, is the spot where Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated as president in 1901. Today, see the house’s preserved rooms and exhibitions on Roosevelt’s presidency. Take the kids to the Buffalo Museum of Science, which features over 700,000 objects presented in a colorful and engaging setting.

Niagara Falls, one of the most famous natural attractions in the U.S., lies just a half-hour drive north of Buffalo on the New York-Canada border. Experience the massive falls, with a walk through the Cave of the Winds just next to the falls, a ride on the famous Maid of the Mist along the bottom or a hike along trails in the 400-acre (162-hectare) park.

Reach Buffalo through its international airport or by making the 6-hour drive from New York City. Expand your experience of New York State outside of Manhattan in historic Buffalo.

Where to stay in Buffalo

Buffalo showing a city, a monument and a skyscraper

Downtown Buffalo

4/5Very Good!(1,204 area reviews)

Known for its lively bars and live music, there's plenty to explore in Downtown Buffalo. Top attractions like Canalside and KeyBank Center are major draws, and you can catch the metro at Allen-Medical Campus Station or Fountain Plaza Station to see more of the city.

Downtown Buffalo
Home of the Original Buffalo Wings! Best wings you will ever eat!

Allentown

Discover Allentown, memorable for its restaurants. Popular attractions in Allentown include Wilcox Mansion - Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site and Theater of Youth, and you can see more of the area by hopping on the metro at Allen-Medical Campus Station.

Allentown
Forest Lawn Cemetery which includes signage

Albright

While Albright isn't home to many top sights, Buffalo Zoo and Albright - Knox Art Gallery are some notable places to visit nearby.

Albright
Mmmmm bone marrow

Front Park

If you're spending some time in Front Park, Peace Bridge and Kleinhans Music Hall are top sights worth seeing.

Front Park
The USS Little Rock and the submarine, USS Croaker just to the left. Both are open for tours.

Waterfront

While visiting Waterfront, you might make a stop by sights like Canalside and Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park.

Waterfront
Home of the Buffalo Wing

Bryant

While you're in Bryant, take in top sights like Benjaman Gallery and jump on the metro at Summer-Best Station to see more of the city.

Bryant

Top Hotels in Buffalo

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Millennium Buffalo
Millennium Buffalo
3.5 out of 5
2040 Walden Ave, Buffalo, NY
The price is ¥8,491 per night

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Holiday Twin Rinks and Walden Galleria Mall. Broadway Market and Buffalo Central Terminal are ...

4.1/5Very Good! (2,274 reviews)

"Customer service is very good Everything is good"…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Millennium Buffalo
Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst
Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst
3 out of 5
5020 Main Street, Amherst, NY
The price is ¥11,755 per night

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Daemen College and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from University at Buffalo - South Campus. Glen Falls and Grover ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (993 reviews)

"Very good place to stay, staff very friendly, clean and room very comfortable , I'll recommend it to anyone"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst
Staybridge Suites Buffalo-Amherst
Staybridge Suites Buffalo-Amherst
3 out of 5
1290 Sweethome Rd, Amherst, NY
The price is ¥10,284 per night

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Boulevard Mall and University At Buffalo - North Campus. Lasertron and University At Buffalo Center ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (999 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable! Ton of parking and view of the parking lot! Have restaurants right outside!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Staybridge Suites Buffalo-Amherst

Popular places to visit in Buffalo

New Era Field
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New Era Field

4/5(406 reviews)

Catch an event at New Era Field during your trip to Orchard Park. Experience the area's entertainment choices and great live music.

University At Buffalo - North Campus
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University At Buffalo - North Campus

4.5/5(108 reviews)

Explore the campus of University At Buffalo - North Campus, a top college in Buffalo. Experience the area's acclaimed theater scene and great live music.

Canalside
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Canalside

4.5/5(347 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Canalside, a popular green space in Buffalo. Experience the entertainment choices and great live music in this family-friendly area.

Six Flags Darien Lake
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Six Flags Darien Lake

4.5/5(36 reviews)

Enjoy the excitement at Six Flags Darien Lake and find out why this is a popular amusement park in Corfu. While you're in the area, stroll along the lakeside.

Buffalo Zoo
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Buffalo Zoo

4/5(428 reviews)

See more than 1,200 animals at this small zoo in Buffalo’s Delaware Park. Explore the rainforest building or see the big cats of the African plains.

Buffalo Museum of Science
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Buffalo Museum of Science

4/5(58 reviews)

Enter a world where you can explore weather, bodies, bugs, physics and more, all in one place. Buffalo’s world-class science museum also features a 3-D movie theater. 

Top things to do in Buffalo

Shared Shuttle: Buffalo Niagara Intr Airport - Niagara, ON
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Shared Shuttle: Buffalo Niagara Intr Airport - Niagara, ON

¥13,952
Per adult
City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of New York
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City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of New York

¥1,076
Per adult
Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of New York
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Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of New York

¥2,145
Per adult
Crazy Dash Walking Adventure of New York
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Crazy Dash Walking Adventure of New York

¥1,076
Per adult
Wacky Walks Adventure walking tours of New York
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Wacky Walks Adventure walking tours of New York

¥1,076
Per adult
3Quest Challenge Scavenger hunts of New York
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3Quest Challenge Scavenger hunts of New York

¥1,076
Per adult

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