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Things To Do In Buffalo

Always up for expanding your horizons and unique ways to get your kicks, you're prepared to investigate a new locale like the savvy traveller you are. You're keen to set course in a new direction. It's not challenging to fill an itinerary, because Expedia can hook you up with lots of things to do. Book your activities today, and all that's left to do is count the days until your holiday and start daydreaming. Coming up: Buffalo!

  • The activities in Buffalo are not only among the best, but they won't break the bank. We have 67 things to do here, and you can reserve them starting at £2. Get your favourite tours and excursions on Expedia for a great price, and you will still have money for a dream hotel or decadent dinner while you are in town.
  • Buffalo is popular among inquisitive minds similar to you. In fact, a good percentage of travellers can't wait for the next holiday to Buffalo to learn about local history and culture and explore the best things to do. The most popular activities can grab the interest of even seasoned globetrotters, and that includes savvy visitors like you. Our activities includes an impressive variety of entertainment and opportunities for adventure. With Buffalo's most visited spots to spend a fascinating afternoon like the American Tour of the Falls & Boat Ride and Shop & Shuttle at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, there is an abundance of active options at your fingertips when you browse through all the options for fun available here at Expedia.

You'll want an expert itinerary to best get the feel for Buffalo, especially when you wish to schedule in plenty of local cuisine and entertainment. And we know you don't plan to sleep all day遥ou're ready to get out and take it all in. You're thrilled to sign up for the most essential activities around, and an afternoon walk through charming neighbourhoods is a perfect way to spend an afternoon. Our activities are the best way to organise your holiday. Book guided tours on Expedia, and you may find all that you are seeking and more.

Things to Do in Buffalo

The second biggest city in New York State was a major industrial centre in the 19th and early 20th Centuries. But after the inevitable post-industrial decline, Buffalo has embraced the challenge of renewal and is now an artistic mecca. Architects have made Buffalo their playground, creating some extraordinary buildings. The city is on the eastern side of Lake Erie, across the border from Canada, and its revitalised waterside area is a major draw for residents and visitors who have come to see the amazing power of Niagara.

Areas & Neighbourhoods in Buffalo

Downtown-Canalside — The former industrial waterfront area has been radically transformed into a modern, urban idyll. The old warehouses have been converted into restaurants, distilleries and breweries, while the waterside of the Canals is packed with shops, cafes and some excellent bars.

Elmwood Village — The village in the centre of Buffalo is full of boutique shops, independent retailers and artisanal supplies. The farmers’ market is always packed and you can see art installations on every corner. And the well-stocked Albright-Knox Gallery is close at hand, making Elmwood a great place to get a feel for Buffalo.

Allentown — For a good dose of arts and crafts, Allentown is the place to come in Buffalo. Buskers don’t do solo here – you’re more likely to see a small band perform an impromptu concert to a small crowd on street corners. With walls filled with murals, lip-smacking restaurants and great live music, Allentown is vibrant Buffalo at its best.

Things to See in Buffalo

Any fans of architecture will have a visual feast in Buffalo. From the perfect lines of the Prairie-style Darwin Martin House, to the 32-storey Art Deco City Hall building, the city is an eclectic mix of styles and forms. After seeing the Niagara and Lake Erie, make sure you visit Canalside, the Prudential building and the place where President William McKinley was assassinated in 1901. In the open air, the Buffalo and Erie Botanical Gardens, and the network of six parks including Delaware Park and South Park.

Things to Do in Buffalo

The town is famous for its chicken wings but with more than 400 independent restaurants to choose from, there’s no lack of variety in Buffalo. You can munch your way through town and still have plenty more to taste. Shopping opportunities abound – the outlet malls and Elmwood boutiques are all packed with interesting things. Get active by kayaking on Lake Erie, glimpse history with visits to American heritage sites and catch a baseball game at the Coca-Cola Field. With bike tours and a chance to visit the place where Pierce-Arrow cars were made, there’s plenty to do in Buffalo.