Top things to do

Top Choice American in Buffalo

Anchor Bar

Admirably, the place that invented that ultimate bar snack, Buffalo wings (here, of course, they're just called 'wings'), is not a massive tourist trap, but a functioning neighborhood hangout, with a broad menu beyo…
Top Choice Architecture in Buffalo

Martin House

An early work of Frank Lloyd Wright's, in his horizontal Prairie style, the 15,000-sq-foot Martin House has been meticulously restored and even rebuilt. A guided tour reveals the exacting details; the very worthwhil…
American in Buffalo


On a quiet Allentown corner, bohemian Betty's does flavorful, fresh interpretations of American comfort food like meatloaf. Brunch is deservedly popular.
Southern in Buffalo

Bob & John's

Bob & John's serves beef-on-weck (sliced roast beef on a crispy German kaiser roll sprinkled with caraway seeds), buffalo wings and, according to some, the best pizza in Buffalo.
Fast Food in Buffalo


Ted's fast-food specialty is hot dogs, foot-longs, any way you like 'em.
Museum in Buffalo

Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Renowned for its collection of Ruscha, Rauschenberg and other abstract expressionists, this sizable museum occupies a neoclassical building from Buffalo's 1905 Pan American Expo. Its temporary exhibits are particula…
Architecture in Buffalo

Buffalo City Hall

This 32-story art-deco masterpiece, opened in 1931, towers over downtown. Join a free tour to go up to the observation deck.
Outdoors in Niagara Falls & Around

Niagara Falls State Park

The traditional way to see Niagara Falls is on the Maid of the Mist, a boat cruise that’s ferried soaking visitors into the rapids right below the falls since 1846. You can also walk along the Prospect Park Point wa…
Viewpoint in Niagara Falls & Around

Prospect Point Observation Tower

Part of the Maid of the Mist complex, this viewpoint juts out into Niagara River, giving a vista onto the American Falls.
Viewpoint in Niagara Falls & Around

Cave of the Winds

On the north corner of Goat Island, don a rain poncho (provided) and take an elevator down to walkways just 25ft from the crashing water at the base of Bridal Veil Falls. (Despite the name, the platforms run in fron…