5 Riverside Tours You Can Take This Summer

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This touring agency offers touring experiences ranging for educational guided tours to just for fun tours. Have you always wanted to take a cruise through history? These guided Buffalo River History Tours are for you!

Here are your options for getting on a Riverside Tour this summer:

 

1. Buffalo River Tour

Daily tours 10:30, 12:30, 2:30, 4:30 and 5:30

Adult $23/Child $12

During this 90-minute narrated history tour, you’ll learn all about the Erie Canal and Buffalo’s history as the largest grain port in the world. You’ll be traveling all the waterway that made Buffalo rich and famous. While you’ll listening to the stories of Buffalo’s past, you’ll also experience incredible views of the silos.

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2. Silo City Tour

Daily tours 11:30 am

Adult $33 / Child $18

This 2-hour tour will transport you to Silo City via the Buffalo River. You’ll walk through the majestic towers that made Buffalo the largest grain port in the world for 100 year. You’ll get to see the original coal fired kilns and beneath the silos where the grain was transferred. FYI- this is one of the best industrial photographed locations in the Western Hemisphere aka bring your camera.

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3. Silos and Steamships

Daily tours 2:00 pm

Adult $33 / Child $18

Did you know? The SS Columbia is the longest continual running passenger steam ship to operate on the Great Lakes. This ship has 115 years worth of stories dating back to 1902. During this tour, you’ll get an up close view of this restored ship.

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Looking for a more causal touring experience? Canalside Cruises might be just right for you! Think less guided, more party.

 

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4. Caribbean Cruise

Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Tickets: $28

Come ready to party! This two-hour journey is all about celebrating colorful Caribbean culture. From the brilliantly designed costumes to the live Island-inspired music, think of this as your tropical escape. No plane ticket required. You’ll enjoy live music by Caribbean Extravaganza, complete with three and four part vocals and steel drums. This is a 21+ cruise, and there will be a cash bar on board.

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5. Cocktail Cruise

Fridays from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Tickets: $28

Kick off the weekend with a cocktail… cruise. This cruise is the ultimate happy hour experience you need in your life. During this two-hour cruise all, you’ll be sipping while cruising the Buffalo River and Lake Erie. Sounds dreamy, right? Plus, there will be live music by Kevin McCarthy or the Sam Marabella Band for you to enjoy. Your ticket includes your first drink, and then there’s a cash bar available. 21+ only.

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Here in Buffalo, summer comes and goes quickly, so take a look at your calendar and make your touring plans now!

 

This article is a paid promotion by one of our advertisers. With these paid articles our goal is to share valuable information with our readers that we think you’ll find useful and interesting.

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