Buffalo, New York, was historically the second largest city in the state after New York City, earning the moniker The Queen City. Gradually other nicknames were added to the list, including The Nickel City and The City of Lights, signifying its growth and development. Being a culturally and architecturally rich city, Buffalo annually attracts tourists in large numbers. Guests can find numerous hotels in Buffalo to suit any budget, from affordable inns to luxury suites.
Visitors staying at hotels in Buffalo should explore The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Burchfield-Penney Art Center and the CEPA Gallery. The major theaters in Buffalo include the American Repertory Theater of Western New York and the Kavinoky Theater.
The city features about 80 sites on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Delaware Park System and Buffalo City Hall. Visit the Guaranty Building, the first skyscraper in the world, standing 13 stories high.
Nearby Niagara Falls is a huge draw for travelers staying at Buffalo hotels. The Maid of the Mist, Cave of the Winds and the Niagara Falls State Park make for an unforgettable experience.
Located near several hotels, Buffalo visitors should try Seabar City on Ellicott Street for fresh seafood and sushi. The Left Bank on Rhode Island Street is known for its American and International cuisine.
Shopping enthusiasts staying at Buffalo hotels must explore Walden Galleria and Elmwood Avenue's boutiques and local shops in The Village of East Aurora for great deals on beautiful antiques.