Exciting Things to Do in Buffalo
With a redeveloped waterfront and an exciting food and art scene, Buffalo, NY offers something for visitors of all ages. There are countless things to do, see, and experience here - and our hotel places many of them right at your fingertips. Cheer on the Bills at New Era Field, stroll over to the Chippewa Entertainment District, and much more during your stay at The Westin Buffalo.
Seven-minute drive | 1.2 miles
Canalside is a landmark within the Buffalo community, with a vast array of activities, events, and things to do along the district's Central Wharf. Enjoy dockside attractions including outdoor yoga, concerts, festivals, and more.
Seven-minute drive | 2.3 miles
From unique shops and exquisite art galleries to adventurous food and drink options, the Elmwood Village offers plenty of options to explore during your visit to Buffalo.
Chippewa Entertainment District
Two-minute walk | <.1 mile
Just a two-minute stroll from our hotel, you'll encounter some of the most lively hotspots in downtown Buffalo, NY. From Main Street to South Elmwood Avenue, you'll find dozens of crowded bars and high-energy dance clubs — perfect if you want to catch a game or dance the night away. And, if you're a night owl, you'll enjoy the 4AM closing time of most bars.
Shea's Performing Arts Center
Seven-minute walk | .3 mile
Since opening its doors in 1926, Shea's Performing Arts Center, a National Historic Site, has provided an ornate backdrop for memorable theatre performances. Take a public tour or treat yourself to a show experience you'll never forget. The architecture coupled with the theatre's unique history makes Shea's a must-see on your next trip.
Darwin Martin House
Eight-minute drive | 4.7 miles
The most substantial of his Prairie houses in the Eastern United States, Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin House is also a recognized National Historic Landmark. Docent-led tours are available Thursdays through Mondays.
Eight-minute drive | 1.3 miles
A hockey complex unlike any other, HARBORCENTER offers rinks for hockey tournaments, public skating and open hockey opportunities, plus casual dining at (716) FOOD AND SPORT.
Eight-minute drive | 1.3 miles
Catch the best concerts, ice shows, sporting events, or family events at the KeyBank Center — also home of the Buffalo Sabres.
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New Era Field
21-minute drive | 11.5 miles
Located just south of Buffalo, New Era Field has been home to the NFL's Buffalo Bills for well over 40 years. Cheer on the Bills on their home turf or catch a summer concert at "The Ralph."
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30-minute drive | 20.1 miles
America's oldest state park, Niagara Falls, is a short drive from our hotel. Marvel in the beauty of the falls from one of many trails or experience the power of the falls from the water as you ride the renowned Maid of the Mist®. Plus, you'll find plenty of shopping, dining, and events right near the park.
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