|City Name ||Buffalo|
|Country||United States (USA)|
|Capital and largest city||NA|
|Area||52.5 sq mi (136.0 km2)|
|Lat Long||42°54′17″N 78°50′58″W|
|Official Language||None ,Spoken- English, Spanish and others|
|Time Zone||EST (UTC−5) Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)|
|Airport||Buffalo Niagara International Airport|
|Internet TLD|| |
|Currency||United States Dollar (USD)|
Buffalo, New York
Settled by the French in 1758, Buffalo lies on the eastern shores of Lake Erie. It is the second most populous city in New York State.
The Buffalo Creek region benefited exponentially from the opening of the Erie Canal in the early 19th century. By the early 20th century, the city arose as an industrial capital in the Burned-over district. From grain elevators to high rises, the skyline of Buffalo chronicles the modern history of the region. Famous for its Polish heritage, “The City of Good Neighbors” offers cultural attractions, lively nightlife, and year-round festivals.
Getting In and Around
Buffalo is the seat of Erie County in western New York. The city lies 17 miles south of the Niagara Falls.
By Air –
Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) is the gateway to the Niagara Falls and the busiest airport in Upstate New York.
By Rail –
Amtrak operates Empire Service, Lake Shore Limited, and Maple Leaf through Buffalo–Exchange Street station and Buffalo–Depew station.
By Road –
New York Trailways, Greyhound Bus Lines, and Coach USA serve the city. Interstate 90 (New York Thruway) runs east to west and connects the city with the rest of New York.
Best Time to Visit
Due to pleasant temperatures and plenty of festivals, June through August is an ideal time to visit Buffalo. National Buffalo Wing Festival and Taste of Buffalo (America's largest two-day food festival) are popular summer festivals in Buffalo. If you can weather the snowstorms, the winter calligraphy of upstate New York is spectacular.
What's in Buffalo
The Darwin D. Martin House, a masterpiece by F. L. Wright, and Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site are two famous historical landmarks in Buffalo. Shea's Performing Arts Center, Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, Edward M. Cotter Fire Boat, and the Naval and Military Park are most popular tourist attractions in Buffalo.
The Woodlawn Beach State Park in Greater Buffalo garners attention due to beautiful sunsets and recreational activities such as hiking, swimming, kayaking, and picnicking.
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery exhibits home to a mesmerizing collection of modern and contemporary artworks. Founded in 1875, the 23-acre Buffalo Zoo is the third oldest zoo in the country. Shakespeare in Delaware Park in Buffalo is one of the largest free outdoor Shakespeare festivals in the US.
Join the celebrations with residents cheering for Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres, sample famous Buffalo chicken wings at the Anchor Bar, shop for fresh produce at Broadway Market, or opt for the Allentown’s gallery walk on the first Friday of every month.
Last Updated on: July 08, 2020