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Erie Basin Marina

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Address: 329 Erie St, Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone Number: 716 842 4141
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Brisk winter walk in the marina

REFRESHING- breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the serenity! So thankful the gates aren't locked for winter and you can take in the scenery- frozen lake and nature watching - was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
Stacey K
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Hamburg, New York
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Hamburg, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

REFRESHING- breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the serenity! So thankful the gates aren't locked for winter and you can take in the scenery- frozen lake and nature watching - was hoping to see a snowy owl, but no luck this time - will be back many more times

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Mass.
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73 reviews 73 reviews
10 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stumbled across this gem while exploring Buffalo with little or no guidance. Beautiful waterfront.

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Buffalo, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Every summer we take a sail on the miss Buffalo for a boat ride, if you just take a walk around the marina you'll find so much peace and tranquility in abundance. Dont miss the jewel in the Queen city crown.

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North Tonawanda, New York
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205 attraction reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Normally I don't climb the observation deck when visiting Erie Basin Marina even though there are under a hundred stairs. I find the concrete unattractive and there is a dank feeling. However, when you get to the top the view is beautiful! You can enjoy the cityside but my favorite views are out over the lake and down the river.... More 

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London, Canada
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39 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The Marina is one of Buffalo's special gems. There are always boats coming and going. The flowers are lovely and well cared for. Parking is rarely a problem. While it's lovely for a stroll along the waterfront at any time, it especially comes into its own at sunset. The views across the water are outstanding, usually with rich color. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My friend and I discovered the marina while aimlessly driving around Downtown Buffalo. It definitely was an incredible find! We entered the marina and were both amazed by the beautiful lakeside views. We even saw colorful gardens situated along the waters. There are no parking fees, which is unheard-of to us New York City natives. Before exploring the marina, my... More 

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Ventura, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

After eating at The Hatch Restaurant located at this Waterfront Marina, we took a stroll and was pleasantly surprised by the beautiful gardens planted along the sidewalks. I then recognized the flowers; the flowers were supplied by Ball Horticultural Co and PanAmerican Seed co, the company I work for! How lovely to see these flowers in a natural setting and... More 

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lima
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64 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The gardens at the Erie Basin Marina are beautiful. The plants have labels on them so you can research ones that you like. The marina is connected to the Naval Park and Canalside. The Hatch is a great casual restaurant to eat at.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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157 reviews 157 reviews
53 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We went to watch the regatta. Inspiring view. We walked up into the tower and that was a breath taking view.

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Connecticut
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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Brought out the chairs and a glass of wine and watched the sunset. Very relaxing and fun. It can get windy so bring a blanket.

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