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Buffalo, NY, USA

Discover the best of Buffalo

Situated in the westernmost part of New York State, Buffalo is a city with a rich history and plenty to offer visitors. From art and culture to outdoor activities, there is something for everyone in Buffalo.

List of Top tourist attractions in Buffalo

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery

It's a must-see for art lovers visiting Buffalo. One of the oldest and largest museums in the United States, the gallery houses an impressive collection of works by American and European artists.

The Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

It's a great place to learn about the city's past. The village is made up of a number of historic buildings, including a log cabin, a one-room schoolhouse, and a church. Visitors can also take part in various activities, such as blacksmithing and candle making.


There's plenty on offer for outdoor enthusiasts as well. The city is home to a number of parks, including Delaware Park, which is perfect for a picnic or a game of Frisbee. For something more strenuous, the Erie Canal offers hiking and biking trails.

Niagara Falls

Just a short drive from the city, the falls are one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world. Visitors can take a boat ride to the base of the falls or walk across the Rainbow Bridge to get a closer look.

The Buffalo Zoo

Families will enjoy a visit to the Buffalo Zoo, which is home to more than 1,200 animals from all over the world. The zoo also offers educational programs and has a playground for children.

Where to eat in Buffalo

The city has a number of great restaurants, offering everything from fine dining to casual fare. For a taste of the local cuisine, be sure to try a Buffalo chicken wing.

Café du Jour

This popular French bistro is known for its excellent food and friendly service. The menu features classic French dishes such as escargot and coq au vin.

Ristorante Lombardo

If you're looking for a romantic setting, Ristorante Lombardo is the perfect choice. The restaurant has an extensive wine list and offers both indoor and outdoor seating.

Hutch's Restaurant

A Buffalo institution, Hutch's has been serving up delicious food since 1928. The menu features a variety of steak and seafood dishes, as well as Hutch's famous chicken wings.

Where to stay in Buffalo

There are a number of great hotels in Buffalo, offering everything from luxury accommodations to budget-friendly options.

The Mansion on Delaware Avenue

This upscale hotel is located in a historic Victorian mansion. Guests can enjoy a range of amenities, including an on-site spa and fitness center.

Hotel Lafayette

Located in the heart of downtown, the Hotel Lafayette is a great choice for visitors who want to be close to all the action. The hotel features a rooftop bar with stunning views of the city.

Best Western on the Avenue

This affordable hotel is a great option for budget-conscious travelers. It offers free parking and is within walking distance of many of Buffalo's attractions.

Where to shop in Buffalo

This affordable hotel is a great option for budget-conscious travelers. It offers free parking and is within walking distance of many of Buffalo's attractions.

L.L. Bean

This outdoor outfitter is a great place to buy gear for hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities.

Tops Markets

A local grocery chain, Tops Markets offers a wide selection of food, including local and organic products.

The Buffalo Exchange

This popular consignment shop is a great place to find vintage clothing and accessories.

West Elm

This home furnishings store offers a range of contemporary furniture and home décor items.

Nightlife in Buffalo

The city offers a variety of nightlife options, from bars and clubs to live music venues.


This popular bar is located in the Allentown neighborhood and is known for its eclectic décor and lively atmosphere.

Mohawk Place

This popular music venue is known for its eclectic mix of live music, from local bands to national touring acts.

Downtown Bar

Located in the heart of downtown, Downtown Bar is a great place to grab a drink and people watch.

Getting around in Buffalo

Buffalo has a number of options for getting around, including public transportation and taxis. The Metro Bus system offers convenient and affordable transportation throughout the city. Taxis are readily available and can be hailed on the street or ordered by phone. For visitors who want to explore beyond the city, Buffalo is located just a short drive from Niagara Falls. Biking and walking are also great ways to get around and see the sights.

Ride OurBus to and from Buffalo

Taking a bus trip to Buffalo is more beneficial, flexible, comfortable, cheaper, and safer than any other alternative. It is a favorite destination among tourists, and some of the popular bus routes connect Buffalo to major cities like NYC, Elmira, Fort Lee, among others. OurBus is fast growing in popularity as the preferred mode of travel for visitors. You'll enjoy several premium amenities when you ride with us:

  • Bus tracking service

  • Free bottled water

  • Free rescheduling

  • Personal power outlets

  • Free internet (Wi-Fi)

All tickets are backed by The OurBus Assurance, the most flexible reschedule and cancellation policy in travel. You are eligible for a full refund if you cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time of the bus. If you cancel within 24 hours and up to 30 minutes of departure time you get instant credit in your OurBus wallet. The above policy is applicable only when you book directly on the OurBus website or app.