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Scandalous Buffalo

My wife, daughter and I did the Scandalous Buffalo tour on a Thursday evening - approx our 10th... read more

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Explore Buffalo Walking Tours

Highly recommended! Fun and entertaining way to learn about Western New York. I’ve lived here my... read more

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Explore Buffalo offers more than 70 different tours of Buffalo and Western New York history, architecture, and neighborhoods, including walking, bike, bus, and kayak tours. Tours are offered year-round, with daily tours offered during the summer...more
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife, daughter and I did the Scandalous Buffalo tour on a Thursday evening - approx our 10th tour with Explore Buffalo. Brad was our guide and clearly has deep knowledge of Buffalo overall, and did an excellent job delivering this tour. The tour providing...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Highly recommended! Fun and entertaining way to learn about Western New York. I’ve lived here my whole life and learned so much that I did not know about the Buffalo area. These tours are also enjoyed by visitors.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bidwell Parkway is a beautiful area that we did not know existed until we took this tour. It is in a park like setting with unique homes. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, personable and made our tour enjoyable.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I really enjoyed my tour of Bidwell Parkway. Tour guide, Chuck Luisa, was engaging and had a excellent grasp of the history of the neighborhood. An added bonus was getiing to visit Ani Di Franco's old house. It was also fun to watch Chuck interact...More

Thank Brian S
Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Brian - Thank you for joining us on our Bidwell Parkway tour! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour of this Olmsted-designed parkway and the homes along it. We love to get the community involved in the tour as you saw on your...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been to Canalside numerous times and never noticed the bells on the Bridge of Hope. Great tour!More

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Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Denise - Thank you for joining us for one of our Canalside tours! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the tour and that you discovered something while on the tour - you always find something new on an Explore Buffalo tour! We hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide, Donnie, was incredibly knowledgeable about the history of the silos and made our tour so enjoyable. The tour lasted about two hours, you cover a lot of ground (and stairs) but it went by so quickly. It's well worth it as the...More

Thank Brittny P
Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Brittny - Thank you for joining us for our Silo City Vertical tour! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed this unique Explore Buffalo tour and the views from the top of the grain elevators! We hope that you'll join us for some of our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend who volunteers for Explore Buffalo suggested the Silo City tour. You could choose either the ground or the vertical. Decided to do the ground tour first, and do the vertical tour at another time. Our docent was very good, and the information she...More

Thank Debra K
Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Debra - Thank you for joining our Silo City Ground tour! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed this up close look at Buffalo's historic grain elevators. We hope to see you soon for the Silo City Vertical tour!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We met at an assigned location. The tour left promptly. The tour guides were very versed in Buffalo,s history. And had many stories to tell. They were also safety minded. If you buy the year pass or pay for each tour individually , the are...More

Thank Patricia A C
Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Patricia - thank you for joining us on a tour! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience and learned about our city while taking a tour with our volunteer docents. We hope to see you on another tour!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend joining Explore Buffalo to experience some of the most interesting tours conducted by excellent guides available in the Buffalo area. The tours we have taken have included East Aurora to the grain elevators to Clarence Hollow as well as multiple mansion tours....More

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Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking many of our tours of Buffalo and Western New York! I'm glad to hear that you've enjoyed a variety of our tours, including some of our newer tours in historic villages in Erie County such as Clarence Hollow and East Aurora....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday did the explore buffalo tour of black rock with Debra as docent. The tour was as usual excellent. She was very well prepared and walked us through the history of the area while pointing out historic sights and architecture. Never realized how much the...More

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Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking our Black Rock neighborhood walking tour! I'm thrilled to hear that you learned so much on your walking tour of this historic Buffalo neighborhood. We hope to see you on more of our many tours this summer and in the future!

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For most of our tours, the cost is per person. For private groups, we can arrange for an hourly rate. See more info on our website or call (716) 245-3032.
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