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Erie Basin Marina Gardens

Buffalo Erie Basin Marina, Foot Of Erie St, Buffalo, NY
(716) 851-5389
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Ranked #17 of 97 Attractions in Buffalo
Type: Gardens
Traveler Description: Erie Basin Marina Gardens If you are ever looking for a relaxing and free evening outdoors, the Erie Basin Marina and their beautiful gardens and... more »
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Buffalo, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A series of pretty flower beds spread out over a short walk. Some contain flowers being tested by seed companies. It a pretty walk along the waterfront. Grab an ice cream or something to eat at the Hatch and take the stroll.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A garden is always worth seeing especially one near bodies of water. It has been a pleasure to see then expand over the years. It is extra-special that they are also test gardens - just another Buffalo contribution to the world.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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41 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a gem on the shore of Lake Erie in the downtown area of Buffalo. There are flowers everywhere, a restaurant if you are in need of something to drink or eat and beautiful views of Lake Erie. You can walk out to the lighthouse and climb to the top to get even more wonderful views of the lake... More

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Sebastian, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

What a wonderful treat to stroll the gardens at the beautiful marina area. I used to live in the area and we came back to Buffalo for a visit. We marveled at the wonderful improvements to the area and the gardens were no exception. They gardens lined both sides of the drive.The gardens were beautifully attended. The various flowers were... More

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Buffalo, New York
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The volunteers and park employees have put together an oasis in our downtown area. The flowers are beautifully arranged and all along both sides of the drive. The real treat though are the test gardens, using seeds from both US and Canadian growers...both perennials and annuals. A treat to see any time, Spring or summer or fall! Bring your friends... More

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I go to the marina a few times a year and always marvel at the view.You never know what will be sailing by. The last time it was a pirate ship to the delight of the kids in our group. The observation tower is awesome.Please be advised it is three flights up with no elevator but a must if you... More

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lima
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

It was nice to see a variety of flowers along with the names of the flowers so you could go to a nursery to buy. Generates lots of ideas for next year.

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buffalo, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

WE enjoyed seeing the different types of flowers. They really do a nice job every year with the gardens, quite beautiful.

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Rochester, New York
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65 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We went primarily for the gardens which were nice but not as extensive as we might have expected - but then again they are free to look at. What we enjoyed most was just strolling along the harbor on a beautiful Summer Sunday. There are fascinating boats in the marina and the lighthouse is visible just across the channel. It... More

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We go here almost everyday during the summer months. We bring chairs and seat on the grass looking out at the water, after work, prior to picking up the kids- very peaceful. Then on the weekends we bring the kids for ice cream from The Hatch-Perry's YUMMY!!!

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