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If you’re on a holiday to Buffalo NY, you’re probably visiting for the Niagara Falls, but there’s much more to do here in this lively city. The number one attraction in Buffalo has to be the world-famous Niagara Falls. Located just on the outskirts of the city, this incredible landmark bridges the gap between America and Canada and makes for an impressive holiday shot! But back in the centre, Buffalo is a city full of architectural treasures and you’ll find designs by almost every great modern architect here. One of the most popular of these is the geometric creation of the Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex. Outside, there’s plenty to see too and the gorgeous Forest Lawn cemetery is packed with gnarly trees, ornate mausoleums and plenty of famous historic names to spot.

Join a guided tour to see them all. If that’s not enough, the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is filled with beautiful flower collections and rare cacti displays. If you’re more of an animal lover than a gardener, head to the Buffalo Zoo where you can get up close and personal with gorillas, giraffes, lions, hyenas and rhinoceros amongst other furry friends. In the way of historic landmarks, you’ve got the Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park and the fascinating Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site. Artists will want to check out the Albright-Knox Art Gallery which sits on a picturesque hill overlooking Hoyt Lake.

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In the evening, Canalside is a great place to spend some time by the water. There’s historic war ships, kayaking, water bikes, paddle boarding, boating and sunset yoga. Or if you’d rather take it easy, relax on the shores for live music and a sunset over the lake. Speaking of water, you’ll probably want to explore the coastline of Buffalo too and there are some fantastic boat tours available including the Buffalo River History Tour, the Spirit of Buffalo Sailing Adventures and the luxury Grand Lady Cruises to name just a few.

Sports fans are well catered to in Buffalo and you can choose between NFL football at , baseball at the Coca-Cola Field or hockey at the huge First Niagara Center. Both stadiums are spacious and the atmosphere is always buzzing at game time. On a holiday to Buffalo be sure to visit the Niagara Falls, just don’t miss the other historical, natural and fun-filled attractions this great city has to offer.

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10 facts about Buffalo

1.

Niagara Falls actually consists of three waterfalls. Between them they have the highest flow rate out of any waterfall in the world.

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The Buffalo chicken wing was invented in Anchor Bar, Buffalo. It is now a popular meal found across the world.

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Founded in 1875, the Buffalo Zoo is the third oldest zoo in the United States.

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In 1901, Anna Edson Taylor was the first person to go hurtling over the Niagara Falls in a barrel. She even survived the incredible stunt!

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Buffalo is home to more than 50 art galleries aside from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, making it a pretty artsy place.

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The Buffalo Bills football team are the only NFL team to lose four consecutive Super Bowls, though that doesn’t seem to bother the fans.

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Buffalo’s city centre has over 300 bicycle parking locations and miles of cycle paths. Many people travel solely by bicycle here.

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Nicknamed the ‘City of Light’ Buffalo was one of the first cities in America to have electric light due to the hydroelectric power from Niagara Falls.

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Only the Capitol building in Washington D.C. has more columns than Buffalo’s Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

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Due to Buffalo’s location on the shores of Lake Erie, it gets some very odd weather in winter, with 7-feet of snow falling in around three days.

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