See What 25 Bucket List Items Make Buffalo A Must-Visit for a Weekend Getaway

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on January 26, 2022

We all know Step Out Buffalo is your ultimate guide to the best things to do in Buffalo but if you are looking for an outsider’s opinion, as part of Fifty Grande’s Best of the U.S. Bucket List series, they are naming the best things to do in Buffalo.

In the article, Fifty Grande explains:

It’s hard not to have a good time in Buffalo. A decade or so ago that might have been a hilarious statement, but if you’ve visited recently you know a fantastic weekend is there waiting for you. The “City of Good Neighbors” is filled with history, culture and bars that don’t close until 4 a.m. Which means you can spend your days exploring one of the industrial era’s great cities, then spend the night making new friends in neighborhood taverns. Not to mention stuffing yourself with wings and other all-American classics.


So what things and places made the list?


  • Anchor Bar
  • Duff’s Famous Wings
  • Bar Bill Tavern
  • Elmo’s Bar and Restaurant
  • Mammoser’s Tavern

Comfort Food:

  • Allen Burger Venture
  • La Nova Pizzeria
  • Schwabl’s
  • Gabriel’s Gate

Neighborhoods to Know:

  • Allentown
  • Elmwood Village
  • East Aurora

For a Live Show:

  • Sportsmen’s Tavern
  • Mohawk Place


Historic Culture:

  • Take a Buffalo Architecture Tour
  • Visit Shea’s Buffalo Theatre
  • Check out the Albright Knox Art Gallery
  • Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

Outdoor Adventures:

  • Buffalo Riverworks
  • Silo City
  • Canalside
  • Niagara Falls

Where to Stay:

  • InnBuffalo off Elmwood
  • Curtiss Hotel
  • The Mansion on Delaware Avenue

Read Fifty Grande’s Best Things to do in Buffalo guide here!

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Written by Step Out Staff

A group of Step Out Buffalo team members worked together to create this post from research and writing to editing and imagery. Thanks for reading!

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