Buffalo, NY, has been ranked among the top 25 cities in the nation for its history and culture by Places Rated Almanac. The "Avenue of the Presidents," Deleware Avenue, is home to many significant historical events. Our 13th president, Millard Fillmore, is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery. William McKinley, our 25th president died at the John Millburn Home during the Pan-American Exposition and Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated as our 26th president at the Ansley Wilcox Mansion. Buffalo is also home to Shea's Performing Arts Center which boasts one of the largest stages in the world and The Albright-Knox Art Gallery displays one of the world's best modern and contemporary art collections. In addition, you can listen to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, visit the Buffalo Fire Historical Museum, the Buffalo Museum of Science, the Buffalo Zoo or you can browse through the Broadway Market, the oldest indoor market in the United States. With butcher shops and bakeries, candy shops, restaurants and various ethnic food vendors, you are sure to find something to satisfy your palette.


Buffalo is home to the NFL's Buffalo Bills and the NHL's Buffalo Sabres as well as numerous other professional sports teams such as the Buffalo Bisons (farm team for Toronto Blue Jays), the Buffalo Bandits indoor lacrosse team as well as college football, basketball and hockey.