Neoclassical architecture surrounds you, while art deco buildings stand proudly just around the corner. The richness of the city’s history is thick in the air; it stirs in you a desire to create something of your own that’s worthy of the history books. Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Darwin D. Martin House here, and standing before it you reignite your desire to innovate. Meanwhile, you can’t help but take notice of the natural beauty of the city, which seems to take man-made monuments as a call to shine even harder. Is that Lake Erie you spot sparkling in the distance? Why yes it is. Welcome to Buffalo.
Most known for its flavorful wing sauce, this upstate New York Destination is anything but mild. From enthusiastic sports fans to art lovers, the residents here are proud of their community and you will be inclined to join the fold after you spend some time within its borders. Rousing Broadway productions take place just blocks from hotels in downtown Buffalo, and you can mingle with locals over a pint within a short walk of accommodations like Embassy Suites Buffalo.
You don’t want average wings. You won’t settle for anything short of the real deal. You grab a table at Anchor Bar, where the original Buffalo wing was created. As you sink your teeth into the original recipe, the flavor tickling your taste buds, you can’t help but be relieved for culinary inventions. If not for the creative minds of kitchen connoisseurs, this combination of Frank’s Red Hot, vinegar, and butter may never have seen the light of day. Other spots in Buffalo to get authentic wings and beer include Duff’s, Bar Bill, and La Nova. Sit down, have a pint, and talk shop about the Bills. With hotels near downtown Buffalo waiting to welcome you home at any hour, you’re in no rush.
Just 20 miles from Buffalo are the rushing waters of Niagara Falls. The best way to get from Buffalo to the iconic waterfalls depends on how you prefer to journey. If you want to get there as soon as possible, rent a car and take a 30-minute trip directly to the falls. Want to savor the scenery along the way while you chat with your travel partners? A one-hour train ride will also take you from Buffalo to Niagara Falls via Empire Service. If, upon landing at Buffalo Airport, you feel an urge to go immediately to the majesty of the falls—take the free airport shuttle to Niagara Falls hotels. No matter how you get there, once the mist of the legendary falls envelopes you, you’ll be happy you came.
Whether it’s the legendary wings or the soothing vision of Lake Erie that draw you to upstate New York, downtown Buffalo hotels from Travelocity make you feel right at home. The comfort of accommodations at the Buffalo Marriott Harborcenter and other top hotels are sure to have you dreaming sweetly.