Buffalo, N.Y., travel guide: How to get there, where to stay, what to do

November 4, 2011
GETTING THERE

US Airways and United offer nonstop flights from Reagan National and Dulles International, respectively, with fares starting at $250 round trip.

WHERE TO STAY

The Mansion on Delaware Avenue

414 Delaware Ave.

716-886-3300

www.mansionondelaware.com


(JoAnn Greco/JOANN GRECO)

A centrally located Second Empire mansion with cozily outfitted public rooms and 28 contemporary-styled guest rooms from $195.

Embassy Suites

200 Delaware Ave.

716-842-1000

ww.embassysuites.com

New shimmering glass hotel featuring extra-large rooms and Della Terra, an Italian restaurant. Rooms from $144.

WHERE TO EAT

Allen Street Hardware

245 Allen St.

716-882-8843

www.allenstreethardware.com

Pub grub and live music in a converted turn-of-the-century hardware store. Sandwiches and burgers $7-$12.

Sample

242 Allen St.

716-883-1675

www.samplerestaurantbuffalo.com

Small bites, $5-$16, in an elegant corner space on Allentown’s main street.

WHAT TO DO

“Buffalo’s Bethune: America’s First Woman Architect”

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society

25 Nottingham Ct.

716-873-9644

www.buffalohistory.org

A look at the life and career of Buffalo architect Louise Blanchard Bethune, the first American woman architect to open her own firm and the first woman admitted to the American Institute of Architects. Exhibit runs through March. $7; seniors and students $5; ages 7-12 $2.50.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House Complex

125 Jewett Pkwy.

716-856-3858

www.darwinmartinhouse.org

Basic tours ($15, $13 seniors, $10 students) cover the first floor of the main house, plus the pergola, conservatory and carriage house. An in-depth tour ($30, $28 seniors, $25 students) extends to the second floor of the main house, the smaller Barton House and the Gardener’s Cottage.

INFORMATION

www.visitbuffaloniagara.com

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