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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.

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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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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: Historical & Heritage Tours; Historic Sites; Bar, Club & Pub Tours; Bike Tours
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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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Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
Owner description: Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated as President of the United States in 1901 in Buffalo, NY, after the assassination of President William McKinley. Exhibits focus on the... more Owner description: Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated as President of the United States in 1901 in Buffalo, NY, after the assassination of President William McKinley. Exhibits focus on the assassination and inauguration, details of Roosevelt's life and consequential issues of the day no less important to citizens more than a century later. Visitors can also tour nearby historic neighborhoods. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Paula's Donuts
Paula's Donuts
Ranked #1 of 934 Restaurants in Buffalo
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea
Left Bank
Left Bank
Ranked #2 of 934 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, International, Contemporary, Eclectic
Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Suzy Q's Barbeque Shack
Suzy Q's Barbeque Shack
Ranked #3 of 934 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Hutch's
Hutch's
Ranked #4 of 934 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $31 - $45
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Doing business, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Lombardo Ristorante
Lombardo Ristorante
Ranked #5 of 934 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $11 - $44
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, 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 #6 of 8 Buffalo B&B and Inns

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Crystal Beach Motel
$62 - $64 (CAD 78 - 80)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Crystal Beach

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

InnBuffalo off Elmwood
InnBuffalo off Elmwood
$155 - $234
Ranked #1 of 8 Buffalo B&B and Inns
Parkside House
Parkside House
$156 - $173
Ranked #2 of 8 Buffalo B&B and Inns
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
$210 - $447
Ranked #1 of 21 Hotels in Buffalo
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