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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.

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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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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; Theaters; Concerts
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Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park
Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park
Attraction type: Military Bases & Facilities; Military Museums
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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, Fun Happens Here. less
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Paula's Donuts
Paula's Donuts
Ranked #1 of 1,114 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $1 - $5
Cuisines: American
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant
Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 1,114 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $8 - $38
Cuisines: American, Wine Bar, International
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Seabar Restaurant
Seabar Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 1,114 Restaurants in Buffalo
Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hutch's
Hutch's
Ranked #4 of 1,114 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $31 - $45
Cuisines: American
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mulberry Italian Ristorante
Mulberry Italian Ristorante
Ranked #5 of 1,114 Restaurants in Buffalo
Price: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hostel Buffalo-Niagara
2.0 of 5
Hostel Buffalo-Niagara
$34 - $102
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Richmond Place Inn
Richmond Place Inn
$79 - $129
Ranked #4 of 4 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
$86 - $147
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Lackawanna
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

InnBuffalo off Elmwood
InnBuffalo off Elmwood
$179 - $289
Ranked #1 of 26 Hotels in Buffalo
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Oscar's Bed and Breakfast
3.5 of 5
Oscar's Bed and Breakfast
$159 - $178
Ranked #1 of 4 Buffalo B&B and Inns
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Elmwood Village Inn
Elmwood Village Inn
$95 - $145
Ranked #2 of 4 Buffalo B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Westin Buffalo
4.0 of 5
The Westin Buffalo
$185 - $335
Ranked #3 of 26 Hotels in Buffalo
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The Mansion on Delaware Avenue
4.0 of 5
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue
$211 - $348
Ranked #4 of 26 Hotels in Buffalo
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Curtiss Hotel
5.0 of 5
Curtiss Hotel
$166 - $507
Ranked #14 of 26 Hotels in Buffalo
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.