US Airways and United offer nonstop flights from Reagan National and Dulles International, respectively, with fares starting at $250 round trip.
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue
414 Delaware Ave.
A centrally located Second Empire mansion with cozily outfitted public rooms and 28 contemporary-styled guest rooms from $195.
200 Delaware Ave.
New shimmering glass hotel featuring extra-large rooms and Della Terra, an Italian restaurant. Rooms from $144.
Allen Street Hardware
245 Allen St.
Pub grub and live music in a converted turn-of-the-century hardware store. Sandwiches and burgers $7-$12.
242 Allen St.
Small bites, $5-$16, in an elegant corner space on Allentown’s main street.
“Buffalo’s Bethune: America’s First Woman Architect”
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
25 Nottingham Ct.
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.
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.