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Albright-Knox Art Gallery - Among the oldest public arts organizations in the United States. The Gallery's collection is especially rich in post-war American and European art, abstract expressionism, pop art, and art of the 1970s through the end of the century are well represented.

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village - Experience 19th century life on the Niagara Frontier. Learn through exhibits on local history, agriculture, costumes, antique radios and decorative arts. Climb aboard a replica packet boat and learn about the historic Erie Canal.

Artpark - Unique as a public park and as a space for art. Offers a full spectrum of engaging entertainment; from productions of immortal Broadway musicals, swinging big band concerts and celebrity performances in the Mainstage Theater; to free concerts, music and cultural festivals in the Outdoor Amphitheater.

Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens - When visiting the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens you can actually see three historic attractions in one: Olmsted's South Park, the 1894 tri-domed glass conservatory building, and the Victorian-style gardens of plants.

Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park - The largest inland naval park of its kind in the United States. It is also home to guided missile cruiser USS Little Rock (CLG-4), destroyer USS The Sullivans (DD-537), and Submarine USS Croaker (SSK-246).

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum - Offers visitors with a history of carousel making. Wood carving classes and demonstrations are offered and a historic operating carousel. The museum also hosts family entertainment each Sunday during the summer, with performances as diverse as youth theatre, mime, interactive poetry, magic, music and puppetry.

Darien Lake Amusement Park - With over 100 rides, shows and attractions, Darien Lake Resort offers world-class thrills and adventure. It's a resort destination with something for the entire family including coasters, a waterpark, concerts and more.

Jell-O Gallery - Devoted to the history of Jell-O and features a variety of Jell-O memorabilia as well as the history behind one of America's favorite desserts.

Lockport Locks and Erie Canal Cruises - Experience a unique 2-hour cruise which includes 'locking through' and being raised the 49 ft. elevation of the Niagara Escarpment (the same one that creates Niagara Falls) in the only double set of locks on the Erie Canal. You will pass under bridges that raise straight up, see water cascade over Lockport's famous 'Flight of Five' 1840's locks.

Maid of the Mist Boat Tours - As one of North America's oldest attractions , Maid of the Mist Boat Tours offer a thirty-minute, guided boat ride of the American and Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls.

Motherland Connextions - Customized African-American heritage tours of the Underground Railroad in NYS. Visitors follow the footsteps of those brave and hearty souls who took the secret passageways north to Canada in search for freedom.

Niagara Falls State Park - America's oldest State Park. Experience a thrill by getting close to the American and Horseshoe Falls on the Maid of the Mist and Cave of the Winds.

Alleyway Theatre - Founded in 1980, the Alleyway Theatre's programming includes 4 to 5 premiere productions, educational workshops, the annual Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition, plus annual productions of Buffalo Quickies (festival of one-acts), A Christmas Carol, and The Road To Bethlehem.

Aquarium of Niagara - Opened over thirty-five years ago as the 'First Inland Oceanarium,' the Aquarium of Niagara was the first aquarium to maintain marine life using synthetic seawater. More than forty exhibits showcase 1,500 aquatic animals from around the globe.

Becker Farms - A family owned 340 acre working fruit and vegetable farm. Becker Farms also offers a farm animal petting zoo, hay rides, pony rides, and several weekend festivals in June, July, Sept., and Oct.

Buffalo Museum of Science - Discover an exciting world of hands-on learning. See dinosaurs and backyard insects, or stroll through Whem Ankh: the Cycle of Life in Ancient Egypt and experience life in Egyptian culture as it was in 200 B.C. More than a dozen fun-filled exhibit halls trace natural history and the human experience.

Buffalo Zoo - The third oldest zoo in the nation and is currently celebrating its 125th Anniversary. Located in 23.5 acres of beautiful Delaware Park, the Buffalo Zoo exhibits a diverse collection of wild and exotic animals, and more than 320 different species of plants.

Explore & More Children's Museum - A children's museum designed to introduce young children and the adults who care about them to a lifetime of exploration and discovery through unique exhibits that encourage creativity, curiosity and imagination.

Grand Island Fun Center - Get your motor running behind the wheel of one of these go-karts. The racetrack is designed to give you the feeling of actually racing, with twists and turns that create the feeling of speed and add to the driving challenge. Also enjoy mini-golf, batting cages, and arcade games.

Lancaster Opera House - A restored turn-of-the-century theater featuring musicals, plays and a variety of productions.

Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride - Actually a man made hydraulic race blasted out of solid rock over 140 years ago. Tours include an underground boat ride and a view of the Erie Canal Locks.

Martin's Fantasy Island - Experience over 100 rides, shows and attractions in a clean, park like setting covering 80 acres. You'll enjoy rides for all ages from kiddy rides to thrill rides.

Old Fort Niagara - Preserved as they stood in the 1700's when France and Britain controlled Niagara, the Fort's structures include the oldest building in the Great Lakes. The site of historic battles and sieges, trading and conquest, Old Fort Niagara is an exciting place where the past lives on.

Shea's Performing Arts Center - Whether it's the best of Broadway, concerts, fantastic shows for children, classic movies, or the drama of the opera, you're sure to find something for everyone on stage at Shea's.

Niagara Aerospace Msueum - Dedicated to the tens of thousands of Western New Yorkers who contributed so much to the world's aviation and space flight endeavors. The museum's collection includes the Bell X-22A VSTOL, Bell 47 helicopters, Lockheed F-94A, Bell P-39Q, and Taylor J-2 Cub.

Theatre in the Mist - In staging a broad range of theatrical productions including popular, lesser known, and innovative theatrical pieces, Theatre in the Mist provides opportunities to experience the diverse perspectives of live theatre. Come enjoy a wonderful night out here!