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Sunset before the Storm - Buffalo, NY Buffalo offers entertainment for fans of both indoor and outdoor activities. Sport is an essential part of the city’s life, and local people love it. The city has several professional teams like the Buffalo Bills and Sabres, and several teams that play in minor or college leagues. Tourists can always visit a match and watch action or they can choose to be a part of action. For example, the Ice at Canalside is an ice skating rink that works every winter near the downtown waterfront. Lace up your skates and have fun – the skating area usually works starting from afternoon till the evening on workdays and from morning till dark on weekends. The schedule may vary due to weather conditions.
In Buffalo, visitors can try to play curling. This is still quite an exotic sport even though it is featured in the Olympics. One doesn’t need to be a pro as Buffalo RiverWorks has a team of professional coaches that will help visitors master the basics of the game in an entertaining way. Most of sheets are approximately half of the regular length, so they are perfectly suitable for beginner to intermediate players. Tourists with children will be interested in visiting another place – the Aquarium of Niagara Falls. It’s a private aquarium founded by a group of scientists and chemists in 1965. They developed production and maintenance of artificial seawater. The aquarium serves not only an entertainment but also an educational purpose and is mostly dedicated to the Great Lakes and their underwater life.
Buffalo Zoo is one more family-friendly destination. The third oldest zoo in the United States is a modern place with an exciting collection of animals from different parts of the world. The 23.5 acre large zoo has areas that mimic different climatic zones, as well as a relaxation area with benches and cafes. Copyright
One of the most stylish hotels of the city is Embassy Suites Buffalo set in a spectacular high-rise building with a glass facade and aristocratic interior. All its rooms are large and … Open
Food experts and everyone who wants to try regional food will like the Broadway Market. Since 1888 it has been one of the main places in the city where locals and guests of Buffalo can find freshest and finest products. Meat and poultry from local farmers, vegetables, bakeries, candies, and various delicacies are just some types of food present there. There are many small cafes and restaurants, many of which are family owned, where visitors are welcome to enjoy food cooked from ingredients bought on the market. The city offers one more interesting activity for foodies – food tours. Companies like Buffalo Bites Food Tours offer guided food tours to the most authentic and unusual eateries of Buffalo and its neighborhoods. Delicious food, a cultural program, and entertainment – what else do tourists need?
Buffalo NY ~ City Hall Fans of hiking and outdoor activities will like Chestnut Ridge. It’s a 1231-acre large park that is open all year round. Chestnut Ridge got its name from early settlers who were impressed by large and picturesque chestnut trees that grow on the hills. The central building in the park was originally built as a casino in 1925. In 1938, it was replaced with a timber and stone building that visitors can see these days. The Casino structure is available for commissions. The park has much to offer to its visitors. There are comfortable athletic fields and family picnic areas. The southwest part of the area is also known as the Shale Creek Preserve. It’s a piece of untouched nature perfect for hiking.
One of the most beautiful historic buildings of Buffalo is occupied by the hotel Lofts on Pearl; its interior in historical style is inimitable. Travelers can choose spacious rooms and fully … Open
In Summer, Chestnut Ridge is a great place for biking, scenic driving, forest hiking, and group picnics. There are special playgrounds for children, 12 tennis courts, and even a course for disc golf. Winter sports are no less developed in the park. During cold winter months the park offers snowboarding, hiking, tobogganing, snowmobiling, sledding, cross-country skiing, and many other entertaining activities. Buffalo neighborhood has one more amazing destination for families – Darien Lake. This is a 10-acre large water park with 45 attractions, campground capabilities, and guesthouses. Tourists can visit Darien Lake to have fun in the amusement park or are welcome to book accommodation and stay longer.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Buffalo and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Buffalo
♥   Local Park 'E Norway' , 3.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Hamlin' , 4.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Willow Woods' , 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   County Park 'Isle View' , 13.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   County Park 'Ellicott Creek' , 16.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Buffalo
♥   Amusement park 'Crystal Beach' Fort Erie, 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Fantasy Island' Grand Island, 17.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'MarineLand' Niagara Falls, 25.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Darien Lake' Darien, 40.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Holiday Valley' Ellicottville, 71.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Buffalo
♥   Water park 'Fantasy Island' Grand Island, 17.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Fallsview Indoor Waterpark' Niagara Falls, 27.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Great Wolf Lodge' Niagara Falls, 30 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Waves Indoor Water Park at the Americana Resort' Niagara Falls, 30.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Wild WaterWorks' Hamilton, 81.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Buffalo from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Sheas Buffalo Theatre

From the series “Rococo Architecture – Famous Monuments”
The best Czech masters made unique crystal chandeliers and lamps for the theater. A little less than $2 million was invested in the construction and decoration of the theater. The theater miraculously did not lose its luxurious interiors in the middle of the 20th century. Their elements were repeatedly confiscated. The historical theater is used not only for various productions today. Important exhibitions and presentations, as well as other outstanding events, are held here. Many people come to the theater for the sole purpose of listening to its ancient Mighty Wurlitzer organ. It is considered a great honor to play it for all world-class performers. … Read further

Niagara Falls

From the series “Greatest Waterfalls on Earth”
The height of waterfalls is relatively small and is about 53 meters, they are assured leaders of another indicator - the width. Waterfall the "Horseshoe" has a width of 792 meters, even the width of the “American Falls”, which is 323 meters, seems to be quite modest. According to scientists, the complex of waterfalls aged more than nine thousand years, the reason for its formation was the rapid melting of glaciers. Water washed a huge channel in soft sandstone. For thousands of years, rocks formed under sandstone make the "frame" for the waterfalls. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Buffalo - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Buffalo - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Buffalo?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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