Buffalo Named Best Weekend Getaway in United States

By The Unexpected Buffalo

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The buzz about Buffalo’s transformation continues to build in 2019.

Travel magazine AFAR, known for their “what the locals know” destination guides, recently turned its gaze toward Buffalo when choosing the Best Weekend Getaways in the United States.

“Western New York offers more than just Niagara Falls and chicken wings,” the article stated. “Visit for monumental architecture, a rejuvenated waterfront, and a food hall that’s a veritable United Nations of cuisine.”

Richardson Olmsted Campus | Photo by Tom Burns

Taking a deep dive into Buffalo’s ever-expanding and diverse food culture, creative communities, restored architectural wonders and waterfront development, AFAR discovered an unexpected Buffalo hidden beneath the surface. You can, too.

Read the entire AFAR piece with tons of suggestions for where eat, drink, play and stay in Buffalo here: The Best Weekend Getaways in the United States.

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He's tall, dark and furry. And he loves introducing visitors to his town. That's the Unexpected Buffalo for you - genuine, welcoming and surprising. #InTheBUF