Back in the day Buffalo became one of the biggest and richest cities thanks to the Erie Canal. This waterway put our city on the map as the largest grain port in the world.
Fast forward to today and you can cruise through Buffalo’s history on this very waterway. When it comes to touring experiences, you have lots of options.
Here’s 5 tours you can take with Buffalo River History Tours:
1. Buffalo River History Tour
Did you know Buffalo is home to the largest collection of standing grain elevators in the nation? On this 90-minute narrated history tour, you’ll learn all about how they shaped the city’s growth.
2. Silo City Tour
Silo City is one of the best industrial photography locations in the Western Hemisphere. It’s a fact.
On this 2-hour tour, you’ll have the chance to explore the silos by boat and by foot. As you walk through Silo City, you’ll get an up close look at the silos and even see where the grain was transferred back in the day.
3. Caribbean Cruise
This cruise is all about celebrating colorful Caribbean culture! You can enjoy live music from the Islands when you climb aboard the Harbor Queen for this two-hour journey. Plis, there’s a cash bar.
4. Cocktail Cruise
This cruise is all about soaking in the sights and sounds of the Buffalo River. You can expect live music and refreshing cocktails on this 90-minute cruise. Plus, there’s a cash bar.
5. Sunset Harbor Cruise
Enjoy the beauty of Buffalo River at one of the most beautiful times of day. This scenic cruise sets sail before sunset and cruises along Lake Erie and the Buffalo River.
Buffalo River History Tours
44 Prime Street, Buffalo