Buffalo Vacations & Travel Packages!
A city in western New York State, Buffalo is located on the eastern shores of the Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. The city has several nicknames such as "The Queen City", “The City of Good Neighbors”, and "The Nickel City". Buffalo is one of the leading ports on the Great Lakes and is well known for its historical buildings. During their Buffalo vacation, visitors can explore several finely restored Victorian buildings which are now home to boutiques, art galleries, and small restaurants. Weather-wise, the best time to visit Buffalo is between June and August. During these months, the weather is agreeable and the city remains swarmed with tourists. As the city remains swarmed with tourists during peak season, it is smart to book Buffalo travel packages in advance.
Places of Interest in Buffalo
Darwin D Martin House
One of the main attractions in Buffalo, Darwin D Martin House was designed by Frank Llyod Wright. This house is considered as the best of Prarie House era designs by Wright. Built in 1904 for the Martins, Darwin D Martin House is open to the public for tours.
Shea's Performing Arts Center
Built in 1926 in the Classic style boasting a Neo-Baroque interior, Shea's Performing Arts Center is an excellent example of the great movie palaces of its era. The building of this center is listed as a National Historic Landmark. Some of the famous performers who have performed at Shea's Performing Arts Center include the Marx Brothers, Frank Sinatra, and George Burns. The beautiful chandeliers and a marble-lined grand lobby are among the main features of the center.
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens are home to the Olmsted's South Park, the Victorian-style gardens of plants, and the 1894 tri-domed glass conservatory building. Here, there are lots of year-round highlights including the orchid house, waterfall, herb collection, and bromeliad house. The unique tri-domed glass, steel, and wood design of the conservatory were based upon the Crystal Palace and the Kew Gardens Palm House in England.