5 Best Things to do in Buffalo, New York

November 21, 2018by luntprojectdev0

Known as the “City of Light”, Buffalo is home to many historical landmarks and attractions. With its magnificent skyscrapers and towering buildings, Buffalo is THE place to be when it comes to witnessing the solar eclipse of 2024 on the 8th of April. Still not convinced? Then take a look at these five amazing things to do in Buffalo that you can visit this next total solar eclipse. Oh, and don’t forget your solar glasses!things to do in buffalo

Spirit of Buffalo

This fantastic flagship hosts an exciting and fun-filled cruise on Lake Erie. Inspired by sunset voyages, this beautiful ship is available for various activities including day and evening sails, sunset sails, craft brew cruises, wine tastings, children’s pirate adventures, and educational excursions. The infamous “Wind and Wine” cruise with tastings from the local Niagara Wine Trail is a tourist favorite. Furthermore, it and offers some of the most delicious wines of the Niagra region. A sunset voyage, coupled with the sight of the solar eclipse of 2024 paints a perfect picture.

Buffalo Zoo

This 23-acre zoo is the third oldest in the US. Its work is dedicated to the preservation and conservation of wildlife and endangered species worldwide. The Buffalo Zoo is home to over 1,000 animals. There is even a Children’s Zoo, the interactive World of Wildlife Discovery Center, and a few amusement park rides. If you are planning on witnessing the eclipse in 2024 here, you may be accompanied by a couple of fuzzy pandas and grizzlies.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery

After having been founded in 1862, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is among the world’s leading collections of international sculptures and paintings. It includes works from the 1920s all the way to today’s most celebrated artists. The museum houses works of artists, including Picasso, Renoir, Monet, Matisse, and Van Gogh. The Knox Art gallery’s collection is especially rich in post-war American and European art. Activities available on-site include drawing classes for children and public tours. Next time you’re planning a trip to Albright-Knox, try to catch the eclipse in 2024. It’ll be a fantastic opportunity to witness a historic moment next to historical works!things to do in Buffalo

New Era Field

Don’t miss the true color of Buffalo! The Bills are a fan favorite at the New Era Field. Formerly the Ralph Wilson Stadium, this stadium is a must-see for sports fans. If you’re in town, get your tickets, even if they’re last minute, and set up for a day of fun. The Gameday Experience offers hours of entertainment, interactive games and youth competitions. If a game happens to take place on the day of the 2024 total solar eclipse, don’t forget to pack your solar eclipse glasses and view the eclipse from the stands.

Old Fort Niagara

Fort Niagra sits on the head of the Niagara River (which is just a drive away from Buffalo). In 1678, first held by La Salle and his French troops, the Old Fort was a stronghold for both the Americans and British. The oldest structure on the grounds, it has a rich history and astounding architecture. Visitors can explore everything from the bunkers to the French style mansion. During the summer months, special events including cannon and musket firing demonstrations, reenactments, and guided tours.
With so many things to do in Buffalo, you’re bound to find something to do for the 2024 total solar eclipse. So break out the itinerary and figure out where you want to go and don’t forget to catch a glimpse of the total solar eclipse.

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