Buffalo is a city that is full of life, culture and fun. Also known as the Queen City, Nickel City and the City of Good Neighbors, you'll quickly feel welcomed in our grand city. Whether you're visiting Buffalo for a wedding, on business or just for fun, you are in for a treat! There is plenty for you to do on your off-hours. From pro sports teams to nightlife to the spectacle that is Niagara Falls, you won’t be wondering, “What is there to do?” Rather, you’ll be asking, “Where should I start?”
Pro Sports Teams
If you’re a sports fan, you’ll love staying in Buffalo, NY. Home of the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo is home to a number of other professional and semi-professional sports teams. There's nothing that comes close to a Buffalo Bills tailgate event; it's truly an experience of a lifetime for any sports fan!
Whether you want to see a football game, hockey game, baseball game, or lacrosse game, you can easily find one to attend. Plus, as the home of SUNY University at Buffalo, we also have plenty of college sports action for you to catch from the Buffalo Bulls and more!
Once the sun goes down, Buffalo comes to life! With the resurgence of the nightlife industry downtown, Chippewa is the place to be! There is a host of bars, local restaurants, and clubs within easy walking distance of each other in downtown Buffalo. New, local breweries & restaurants are popping up left and right.
Don't forget to checkout Canalside Buffalo to take advantage of our waterfront activities, concerts and water sports during our summer months. Visiting in the winter? Canalside also offers a brand new ice skating rink perfect for families or couples. After you've worked up an appetite, check out 716 Food & Sport for some of the best Buffalo cuisine!
Theater & Entertainment
From Shea’s Performing Arts Center to Downtown's Key Bank Center to Shakespeare in the Park during the summer, entertainment lovers are sure to find plenty to enjoy in Buffalo, NY.
Buffalo sees everything from traveling Broadway shows to local productions, comedy shows and concerts from some of the biggest names in the industry. Laugh your way through a comedy show at Helium Comedy Club or bop your head along to the beat of a musical. We have so much to offer!
Food, Fun & Festivals
Buffalo is world renowned for its long winters, but believe it or not, our crazy weather doesn't stop us! We love to party all year round! From First Night at the Convention Center to the downtown Christmas tree lighting ceremony, there is always something going on.
Festivals of all kinds are huge during the summertime in Buffalo. From the Allentown Art Festival to the Taste of Buffalo, Canal Fest and more, there's a festival for everyone.
Being that Buffalo is home of the chicken wing, wing lovers must stop by for the National Buffalo Wing Festival! Buffalo has been voted 3rd best food city in the entire world by National Geographic for over 3 years in a row now. Come and enjoy our food for yourself!
Niagara Falls - Buffalo's Hidden Gem
It’s only natural that Niagara Falls would make our list of top things to see and do in Buffalo. Only a half-hour drive from our hotel, Niagara Falls is truly one of the wonders of the world for both Canadians and Americans. Left your passport at home? There is no reason to miss out; Niagara Falls extends from New York all the way through Canada.
You can find plenty to see and do on the American side of the Falls including Maid of the Mist and Cave of the Winds tours, the Seneca Niagara Casino, Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls State Park and much more.
Book Your Stay Today!
Even in the midst of so many options, one thing is clear: the best place to stay for the best Buffalo, NY action is Best Western On The Avenue. Our convenient Delaware Avenue location means we’re only a quick walk or short drive away from the things you want to see and do. Not sure where to start? Our friendly front desk staff has plenty of suggestions and can help you make any arrangements you need to make. Plus, we offer some of the best hotel deals in town!
Let us make your stay in Buffalo, NY one to remember. Call us today to make a reservation!