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Buffalo
Buffalo is being reborn as a mecca for art, architecture, history, culture, dining and entertainment. Experience Frank Lloyd Wright’s stunning Darwin Martin House Complex and world-class modern art at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Relive part of the city’s incredible history at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site. Explore the emerging Canalside waterfront district, hip Elmwood Village, more than 400 independently owned restaurants (serving our famous chicken wings and more) and nearby Niagara Falls.

All things to do » Things to do

Buffalo Pedal Tours
Buffalo Pedal Tours
Owner description: Hop aboard this people powered tour bus for a fun filled time. Our professional driver will guide you and your friends through the streets of Buffalo as you provide the energy by... more Owner description: Hop aboard this people powered tour bus for a fun filled time. Our professional driver will guide you and your friends through the streets of Buffalo as you provide the energy by pedaling. We stop at pubs and pass many historically significant buildings during your trip. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Bike Tours; Historical & Heritage Tours; Bar, Club & Pub Tours
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
Owner description: The Martin House Complex (Buffalo, NY, 1903-05) exemplifies Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie House ideal and ranks as one of his finest residential works. Designed for Larkin Soap... more Owner description: The Martin House Complex (Buffalo, NY, 1903-05) exemplifies Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie House ideal and ranks as one of his finest residential works. Designed for Larkin Soap Company executive, Darwin D. Martin, the complex is a one-of-a-kind composition consisting of the main Martin House, the smaller Barton House, a carriage house with chauffeur’s quarters and stables, a glass-roofed conservatory linked to the main house by a 100-foot pergola, and a gardener’s cottage integrated architectural masterwork. Tours explore the buildings, surrounding landscape, and an extensive collection of art glass and furnishings, all designed by Wright, which together form a totally integrated architectural masterwork. We welcome you to this National Historic Landmark. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
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Forest Lawn
Forest Lawn
Owner description: As one of the first rural cemeteries in the United States, Forest Lawn – located in Buffalo, NY – is at the heart of Western New York’s cultural tourism renaissance. Its first... more Owner description: As one of the first rural cemeteries in the United States, Forest Lawn – located in Buffalo, NY – is at the heart of Western New York’s cultural tourism renaissance. Its first interment took place in 1849; today there are more than 161,000 permanent residents in this 269-acre, non-denominational, non-sectarian, not-for-profit cemetery. Forest Lawn offers year-round guided tours on various themes and subjects, educational programming,special veteran programming and so much more. Forest Lawn is the only local full-service cemetery for traditional and cremation arrangements listed on the State and National Registries of Historic Places. less
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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Canalside
Canalside
Owner description: Canalside is at the heart of Buffalo's waterfront revitalization. Located on 21 historic waterfront acres that hosts hundreds of events and hundreds of thousands of visitors... more Owner description: Canalside is at the heart of Buffalo's waterfront revitalization. Located on 21 historic waterfront acres that hosts hundreds of events and hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, Canalside is where Buffalo is going. less
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Kleinhans Music Hall
Kleinhans Music Hall
Owner description: A National Historic Landmark designed by Eliel and Eero Saarinen, the hall was constructed in 1940 as the permanent home of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then, it has... more Owner description: A National Historic Landmark designed by Eliel and Eero Saarinen, the hall was constructed in 1940 as the permanent home of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then, it has also become home to Just Buffalo Literary Center's Babel Series and the Buffalo Chamber Music Society's performances. It is frequently used for weddings, corporate meetings, and performances by local organizations. Each spring, more than 10,000 people receive their high school or college diplomas on the Kleinhans stage. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Concerts; Theaters
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Paula's Donuts
Paula's Donuts
Ranked #1 of 936 Restaurants in Buffalo
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast
Left Bank
Left Bank
Ranked #2 of 936 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, International, Contemporary
Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Suzy Q's Barbeque Shack
Suzy Q's Barbeque Shack
Ranked #3 of 936 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Hutch's
Hutch's
Ranked #4 of 936 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $31 - $45
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romantic, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Lombardo Ristorante
Lombardo Ristorante
Ranked #5 of 936 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $11 - $44
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hostel Buffalo-Niagara
Hostel Buffalo-Niagara
$67 - $71
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Richmond Place Inn
Richmond Place Inn
$79 - $129
Ranked #5 of 8 Buffalo B&B and Inns

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BEST WESTERN PLUS the Inn of Lackawanna
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS the Inn of Lackawanna
$97 - $182
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Lackawanna
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

InnBuffalo off Elmwood
InnBuffalo off Elmwood
$155 - $190
Ranked #1 of 8 Buffalo B&B and Inns
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Parkside House
Parkside House
$115 - $177
Ranked #2 of 8 Buffalo B&B and Inns
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Oscar's Bed and Breakfast
3.5 of 5
Oscar's Bed and Breakfast
$143 - $178
Ranked #3 of 8 Buffalo B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Mansion on Delaware Avenue
4.0 of 5
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue
$204 - $352
Ranked #1 of 21 Hotels in Buffalo
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