What do you get when you take an unparalleled array of legendary architecture, a vibrant arts scene, unlimited entertainment from the stage to the outdoors, a booming waterfront transformation, a one-of-a-kind regional food scene, and new energy pulsing through the city? Were you thinking of Buffalo, NY? Well, you should be.
Add all of that up and it’ll be no surprise that Lonely Planet, after traversing the globe, has honored our surprisingly unexpected city with the title of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2020: Best Value.
“Buffalo’s resurgence is primed for 2020. Plan a visit now to take advantage of a fabulous, fast-growing hotel and restaurant scene. The city’s super-interactive Children’s Museum will have recently opened, and the restored Frank Lloyd Wright houses of the Graycliff Estate and Martin House Complex are another highlight. Visitors can explore the city’s culinary scene at EXPO Market, a modern food hall, or take a tasting flight at Resurgence Brewing Company, a craft brewery in a former engine factory. Niagara Falls’ tumbling water is half an hour away by bus and makes a great day trip, with the added bonus of keeping you in Buffalo’s more characterful accommodation choices,” Lonely Planet highlights.
But don’t let the word “value” mislead you. While you can make your way through the best of Buffalo for a fraction of the cost of some other places, you’ll be treated to world-class experiences.
Don’t just take our word for it. Plan your trip to Buffalo and discover the destination that has been a best kept secret for years. You can read the entire Lonely Planet feature here: Best in Travel 2020: Best Value