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Family trip to Buffalo with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Diamond There are variety of beautiful parks and entertainment centers in Buffalo, which will be interesting for the whole family to visit. It is best to start the excursion program with a visit to the Buffalo Zoo. It occupies a relatively small area, but has a competent planning and beautiful design. In this zoo, there is an interesting aviary with lynxes and polar bears. Here, one can see lovely fur seals and one of the rarest predators of the planet - the snow leopard. One of the most favorite among visitors with children is a pavilion with miniature monkeys - one of the friendliest inhabitants of the zoo.
Buffalo is a city with an interesting history. It has many peculiarities that make the city stand out of the list of other cities and towns of the state. For example, Buffalo is often … Open
One can admire rare plants in the botanical garden of Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. It is located in a very beautiful pavilion and is also in demand among tourists with children. Even kids will be interested to consider the huge tropical flowers and cacti of various forms. The Botanical Garden is notable for its miniature figures and compositions, adorned with various plants. There is also a tiny train that runs on a miniature railway, and smaller copies of various buildings.
With older children, one can go to the natural park, Tifft Nature Preserve for a walk. It is especially interesting for visiting in the warm season. On its territory, there are beautiful lakes, on the shore of which one can arrange a picnic. The main inhabitants of the park are birds. During walks through the hidden corners of the reserve, one can look at deer, antelopes and moose in their natural habitat. This park will suit fans of winter entertainment. At the height of winter, one can go skiing or snowboarding, or diversify the leisure with other winter entertainments. Copyright
The internationally famous Niagara Falls remains the main landmark that brings tourists to Buffalo. The worldwide renowned sight is located approximately 25 kilometers away from the city, … Open
When one wants to diversify the vacation with interesting cultural events, one can go with children to the amazing open-air museum, Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park. This museum is located on the Erie Canal. Its main exhibits are ancient US warships. Some of them are simply huge. Children will definitely like the opportunity to board large ships, walk around them and inspect complex equipments. This museum is accessible for visiting all year round. Many experienced tourists note that in winter the ships, covered with snow looks even more impressive.
Predawn Houston The typical children's museum is Buffalo Museum of Science. Here, interesting excursion and game programs are held even for pre-school children. They are told about the amazing laws of physics and mathematics, offered to even see various interactive exhibits in action, and also to inspect an interesting collection of insects. An extensive collection of historical artifacts, including clay products, household items, ancient maps and other attributes, are presented in the museum.
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 … Open
No less exciting for children, will be a museum dedicated to the history of the fire department – Buffalo Fire Historical Society. Here you can not only see the old wagons and cars on which the firemen moved around the city, but also sit in them. Many of the exhibits of the museum can be touched, which is sure to please children. The principle of operation of some technical means is shown to the visitors by the guide. In spite of its technical focus, the museum is in great demand among family tourists. Its collection is so diverse and unique that it will enthrall the kids from the first minutes. Buffalo is perfect for those who want to combine cultural rest and active entertainment.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Buffalo and surroundings

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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
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Buffalo and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Aquarium of Niagara' , 27.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Buffalo

Attica Correctional Facility

From the series “Famous prisons of the world”
The revolt lasted 4 days. The prisoners demanded better conditions of detention, as well as the restoration of their political rights. 43 people died as a result of this revolt. 10 prison employees were among them. According to some reports, the overcrowding of the prison caused the revolt to break out. It contained several times more prisoners than was provided for by the norms in the early 70s of the last century. … Read further

Sheas Buffalo Theatre

From the series “Rococo Architecture – Famous Monuments”
Initially, the architects sought to make the theater building and interior in the European style, characteristic of the turn of the 17th-18th centuries. Initially, the theater was designed for 4,000 spectators. But more than 200 seats were removed a few years after the theater opened. This was done to make the accommodation conditions more comfortable for the audience. 3,019 seats are currently available in the theater hall. The historic Shea's Theater is one of the few in the world that has almost completely managed to preserve its original luxurious design. … Read further
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The Hilton Kyoto hotel will be attractive to a wide range of guests. Leisure travelers will appreciate the close proximity to famous attractions such as Heian and Yasaka Temples, the Kyoto Imperial Palace, and the scenic Gion Historical District. In a few minutes, guests can reach the metro stations, the path to the sights of interest will not take much time. Read this


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Interesting places to visit with children around Buffalo

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Buffalo - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Buffalo, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Buffalo for families with children. - 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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