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On the Move to Buffalo, NY? Top Things to do in Buffalo

Are you planning a move to Buffalo, NY this winter and wondering what the city has in store for you? For longtime residents, Buffalo is a well-kept secret. While natives boast about their hometown for a good reason, newcomers may not know the multitude of things Buffalo has to offer. From nightlife and theater to sports and outdoor activities, Buffalo has something for everyone.  

1. Riverworks

From its beer gardens to its skating, curling, and ice hockey rinks, Buffalo’s Riverworks is massive. From concerts and special events to fundraisers, trade shows, expos, and more you could go to Riverworks every weekend and never the same thing twice. Gourmet food and world-class craft beer make this Buffalo landmark a favorite for both locals and tourists.  

2. Canalside

With arts and culture, music, concerts, games, activities, celebrations, and festivals Canalside, located in downtown Buffalo, NY is the place to unwind, relax, have fun, or just hang out with your friends. Canalside boasts spectacular view and seasonal events and offers ice skating on the canals during the winter months.

3. Buffalo’s Colored Musicians Club

With the best jazz north of New Orleans, this historic musicians club offers jazz concerts, jam sessions, shows, and events. When you visit, be sure to check out the Colored Musicians Club Museum (designated as a historical landmark) with a multimedia archive that is sure to entertain and educate you on the history of jazz in Buffalo.

4. The Buffalo Naval Park

The Buffalo Naval Park is a great place to learn and experience life on a US Navy ship. It’s home to decommissioned large US Naval vessels (destroyers and submarines), smaller vehicles, vessels, and Naval aircraft. Want even more military lore and history? The Park offers Encampment Nights where you can experience one calm night aboard a Navy ship and see for yourself how life would have been for the sailors.  

5. Buffalo’s Pierce-Arrow Museum

This historic transportation museum harkens back to a time when Buffalo’s growth was fueled by prosperity, innovation, and ingenuity. The antique automobiles and memorabilia are sure to thrill you, and the bicycles, motorcycles and the 1927 Buffalo Filling Station by Frank Lloyd Wright will give you a sense of the history of this upstate New York city.

6. The Buffalo Zoo

For more than 140 years, the Buffalo Zoo has been thrilling, fascinating, and educating the public. It’s not just home to a vast collection of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates:  it’s a sought-after venue for corporate events and weddings. With over 23 1/2 acres of land, the Zoo has the distinction of being the third oldest zoo in the United States and a leader in conservation and animal health. When you visit, be sure to check out the Arctic Edge exhibit, home to Arctic and sub-Arctic species of animals, including Luna the polar bear.

Moving to Buffalo?

Buffalo is an exciting vacation destination and a fantastic place to live, and one of America’s best-kept secrets!

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