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Architectural tour Sunday morning

Bonnie was our guide, she was very knowledgeable of the buildings we saw and was very pleasant. We... read more

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Delaware Mansions

WOW!! doesn’t begin to describe the Delaware Mansions tour! Jessica brought to life the people... read more

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Explore Buffalo offers more than 70 different tours of Buffalo and Western New York history, architecture, and neighborhoods, including walking, bike, bus, and kayak tours. Tours are offered year-round, with daily tours offered during the summer...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Buffalo, NY 14201-1213
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Reviewed today via mobile

Bonnie was our guide, she was very knowledgeable of the buildings we saw and was very pleasant. We were able to get into a few of the architectural gems we saw and it was very enjoyable.

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Reviewed today via mobile

WOW!! doesn’t begin to describe the Delaware Mansions tour! Jessica brought to life the people, the culture and the rich history of Buffalo during its heyday! What a great investment my Explorer Pass is!

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Reviewed yesterday

Had a great time on the silo tour. It was led by a local who I believe is a twin for actor John Goodman. Very engaging and knowledgeable with great anecdotes. Kudos also to the two young women (Stephanie (?) and Jen) mainly charged with...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

enthusiastic tour guide made informative and enjoyable. I would highly recommend this tour. I've lived in Buffalo my entire life and was stunned by what I didn't know. thanks for a very pleasant two hours.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I’ve been on several tours with Explore Buffalo and thought they were all great. While they are always looking for new stories to add to the tours, so it’s possible to go on a tour a year later and hear new information, I’ve found all...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took a kayak tour of the silo city near canal side in buffalo- very cool experience. Margaret was a great tour guide. Very good equipment (kayaks and life vests). The kayaking for 2.5 hours was harder than expected but the whole experience was great.More

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Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Maria, Thank you for taking a kayak tour with Explore Buffalo! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience of kayaking on the Buffalo River with great views of the grain elevators at Silo City, Canalside, and more. We hope that you'll visit Buffalo...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This tour was wonderful! When else are you going to be able to go to the top of the Grain Elevators, Silos, and see all the machinery as it was the day they stopped being used. Larry is a very passionate guide and shares stories...More

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Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Rianna, Thank you for taking our Silo City Vertical tour to the top of the grain elevators at Silo City! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed this tour that - as you put it so well - shows Buffalo from a completely different...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I've gone on several tours through explore Buffalo, and each one has been informative and interesting. There is so much history in Buffalo and the surrounding areas that I never knew about growing up. I highly recommend these tours.More

Thank Abigail L
Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Abigail - Thank you for joining us for Allentown Mob Tour! I'm glad to hear you found the tour enjoyable and informative. We highly recommend taking the other two tours in our "mob tour trilogy" - the Downtown Mob Tour on Saturday afternoons and the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Larry, Sheila and Jen did an amazing job with our vertical tour of silo city. Full of information I never knew and was born and raised in Buffalo. Would highly recommend to anyone of any age and had some amazing views of the city!

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Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking our Silo City Vertical tour! We're glad you enjoyed the views on the tour, and that you learned a lot of new information about our city from the tour. We hope to see you on another tour soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're a foodie or have visitors from out of town, this tour will give a glimpse at what the food scene in Buffalo has to offer. Our tour not only left us stuffed with local favorites but fed our knowledge of the history of...More

Thank Edie K
Brad H, Executive Director at Explore Buffalo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Edie - Thank you for joining Explore Buffalo on our Downtown Food Tour on Chippewa Street! I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the tour experience and all of the offerings from the great lineup of restaurants featured on this tour, all while learning some...More

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For most of our tours, the cost is per person. For private groups, we can arrange for an hourly rate. See more info on our website or call (716) 245-3032.
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