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OUTDOORS SIGHTSEEING MAPS You are about to explore one of the most diverse areas in the country! The five counties of the Greater Niagara Region – Erie,
Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming, and Genesee – offer you the
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(Dwyer Stadium) Beaver Hollow Conference Center Beaver Meadow Audubon Center Brown’s Berry Patch Buffalo City Hall B uffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens B uffalo and Erie County Historical Society B uffalo Bills (Ralph Wilson Stadium) B uffalo Bisons (Dunn Tire Park) Buffalo Museum of Science B uffalo Sabres (HSBC Arena) B uffalo Small Boat Harbor B uffalo Transportation/ Pierce-Arrow Museum Burchfield-Penney Art Center Byrncliff Resort & Conference Center Castellani Art Museum D arwin D. Martin Complex Ellicott Square Building Erie Basin Marina E rie Canal Museum E rie Canal Tunnel F ashion Outlets of Niagara Flight of Angels
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Garden Mausoleums G aslight Village of Wyoming G enesee County Park & Forest and Interpretive Center G enesee Speedway G OART! Cultural Center Gravel Pit Family Entertainment Center Graycliff G uaranty Building Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum H istoric East Aurora Historic Lewiston and Artpark Holland Land Office Museum Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge Kenan Center M ary Jemison Statue, Seneca Council House, William Pryor Letchworth Museum M aid of the Mist M artin’s Fantasy Island M iss Buffalo Cruises N iagara Falls State Park, Goat Island N iagara Gorge Discovery Center Niagara Power Project Visitor’s Center O liver’s Candies Our Lady of Victory Basilica P edaling History Bicycle Museum R idge Road Station Seneca Niagara Casino Silver Springs Racing S tafford Museum of History
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excitement and culture of big cities such as Buffalo and Niagara Falls, as well as the rural charm and scenic beauty of smaller towns. Bask in the splendor of the mighty Niagara Falls, soak up culture with the performing arts, or brush up on history at the various museums. Enjoy the thrills of Six Flags Darien Lake, watch a major league sports team, or admire the beauty and tranquility of the great outdoors. Travel the New York State Seaway Trail (a 454 mile scenic route paralleling Lake Erie, the Niagara River, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River) to sophisticated cities, quaint villages, your favorite fishing port, and dozens
of family attractions, exquisite restaurants, accommodations and shops. The region offers a wide variety of fishing opportunities, from the cold waters of Lake Erie, to the warm waters of Lake Ontario, to numerous streams and ponds. You can visit both city and country, all in one day! Our rural towns provide picturesque countryside, historical sites, and outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, camping, rafting, skiing, sledding and more. This area boasts full scale shopping at the Walden Galleria and Fashion
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as well as numerous other quaint boutiques. Welcome, and have a safe and enjoyable stay in the Greater
old fort niagara
Site of historic battles, sieges, trading and conquest. Preserved as it stood in the 1700’s, when France and Britain controlled Niagara, the Fort’s structures include the oldest building in the Great Lakes.
lockport locks and erie canal cruises
Enjoy a unique narrated two hour cruise past many historic sites and five original locks. Cruise includes being raised and lowered 50 feet in the only double set of locks on the Erie Canal.
Showcases the unique masonry construction method using stones rounded and polished into cobble by glacial action. Offers guided tours of seven buildings housing artifacts from the Cobblestone Era (1825-1860) . Designated a National Historic Landmark.
210 Market Street / Lockport, NY 716.433.6155 / www.lockportlocks.com
Fort Niagara Historic Site / Youngstown, NY 716.745.7611 / www.oldfortniagara.org
14393 Ridge Road West / Childs, NY / 585.589.9013 www.cobblestonesocietymuseum.org
MEDINA RAILROAD MUSEUM
JELL-O GALLERY/historic leroy house
The largest freight depot museum in the country, and is one of the largest surviving wooden freight depots in the United States. Featuring the largest collection of artifacts and memorabilia known to exist under one roof.
Buffalo zoo The perfect venue for unique family fun, all year long! It’s the only place in town where visitors are able to observe a wide array of exotic and domestic animals in one setting.
JELL-O was invented in the Village of LeRoy, and you can discover it’s beginning at the JELL-O Gallery Museum. The stately LeRoy Mansion was built in 1822 and later owned by Ingham University which was the first female university in the United States. 23 East Main Street / LeRoy, NY 585.768.7433 / www.jellomuseum.com
530 West Avenue / Medina, NY 585.798.6106 / www.railroadmuseum.net
300 Parkside Avenue / Buffalo, NY 716.837.3900 / www.buffalozoo.org
Buffalo naval park
The largest inland park of its kind in the nation. Tour the decks and hulls of a guided missile cruiser, destroyer and WWII submarine. Inspect uniforms and memorabilia in the museum and exhibits aboard the ships.
six flags darien lake This 1,200 acre vacation destination features more than 100 rides, shows and attractions, an interactive water park, children’s park, a 20,000 person capacity performing arts center, and three on-site lodging choices.
One Naval Park Cove / Buffalo, NY 716.847.1773 / www.buffalonavalpark.org
9993 Alleghany Road / Darien Center, NY 585.599.4641 / www.sixflags.com/darienlake
Arcade and Attica railroad Operates themed passenger excursions throughout the year. Excursions are powered with a 1940’s Diesel locomotive or a 1920 steam locomotive. The station features displays of the history of railroading in America.
278 Main Street / Arcade, NY 585.492.3100 / www.anarr.com
CAVE OF THE WINDS Take an elevator ride down 175 feet to the base of Bridal Veil Falls. This guided walking tour will allow you to feel and experience the power of Niagara Falls from the Hurricane Deck just feet from the pounding waters.
Niagara Falls, NY / 716.278.1730 www.niagarafallsstatepark.com
646 Main Street / Buffalo, NY 585.847.0850 / www.sheas.org
“The Grand Canyon of the East,” has waterfalls, hiking, biking and horseback riding trails, a museum exhibit highlighting Seneca Indian artifacts, hot air balloon rides and white water rafting.
Castile, NY / 585.493.3600 www.nysparks.state.ny.us/parks
shea’s performing arts center World-class Broadway productions featuring the best in music, dance, comedy, staging, costumes and special effects. Built in 1926 in the style of a European opera house, Shea’s also hosts touring shows, concerts, opera, dance, and children’s shows.
LETCHWORTH STATE PARK
CITY OF BUFFALO
5 CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS
This geographic region represents approximately a 60 mile area with over 100 attractions within a 1 1/2 hour drive
A key to the points on the map is on the other side of this brochure.
Brochure highlighting the best attractions and events in the Niagara Region USA