This week on the Travel Show – be surprised by affordable, accessible, short breaks in Buffalo - with so much to do!
The shopping is hopping in Buffalo with great deals just in time for the holidays. You can shop ‘til you drop when you buy a Holiday Shopping package at www.ShoppinginBuffalo.com that includes hotel accommodations, discount coupons, a gift certificate to the shops of the funky Elmwood Village and a $25 Walden Galleria gift card. You can shop all the major Brand names in Buffalo’s recently renovated Walden Galleria Mall – but also boutiques, specialty shops and antique dealers in the vibrant neighbourhoods and villages of Buffalo.
Buffalo is perfect for short breaks and girlfriends’s getaways where you can shop, enjoy the spas and the exciting dining scene. Check out one of Buffalo’s 400 independently owned restaurants - from Buffalo’s legendary hot wings to the finest haute cuisine, you’ll find a dining spot to suit your taste.Thanks to the enormous ethnic diversity, the profusion of local farms and orchards and a microclimate in nearby Niagara County that is ideal for fruit and grape growing - Buffalo's culinary scene has great restaurants, delicious local specialties, wine trails, farmers markets, gourmet food shops and cooking classes.
Buffalo is home to 22 professional theatre companies, who offer everything from Broadway musicals to Shakespeare in Delaware Park. And the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Buffalo Chamber Music Society are both at home in the acoustic and architectural perfection of the internationally-acclaimed Kleinhans Music Hall. You’ll find the best of Broadway at Buffalo’s spectacular Shea’s Performing Arts Center. Upcoming productions include the Million Dollar Quartet and the Addams Family Musical.
For culture vultures there’s art, architecture, and Buffalo is the birthplace of the American arts and crafts movement. The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is an outstanding centre of modern and contemporary art and is amongst the world's top international collections of 20th century painting and sculpture. Buffalo has a wealth of great American Architecture from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the famous Frank Lloyd Wright’s Darwin Martin House Complex.
Buffalo Trip Showcase
Photo Credits: Visit Buffalo Niagara and
Buffalo skyline. (home page) - John Greibsch
Shopping ADAM - Nate Benson
SeaBar - KC Kratt
Shopping Elmwood Ave - KC Kratt
Darwin Martin House exterior - Biff Henrich
Albright-Knox Museum - KC Kratt
Shea’s – Jim Bush