Explorer's Guide Buffalo & Niagara Falls

Explorer's Guide Buffalo & Niagara Falls

by Christine A. Smyczynski

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An all- new guide to the famous vacation destination

The Empire State is home to some of the nation’s most astounding natural and cultural wonders. From beautiful Lake Erie to the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains mountains to historically rich Buffalo, this region has the makings for a world-class destination for any traveler. Native New Yorker and veteran travel author Christine Smyczynski shows readers the best ways to enjoy not just the awe-inspiring power and vistas of Niagara Falls, but all the attractions and lesser-known treasures of western New York as well.

As with every Explorer’s Guide, you’ll get the latest, most thoroughly researched recommendations for everything from eating, sleeping, exploring, local festivals, transportation options, and much more. Full color photographs bring the destination alive, while color maps and clear, concise directions guide you in your travels. Brand new in its first edition, this guide is unparalleled in its coverage of this beautiful area.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781581574463
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Series: Explorer's Complete Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 312,954
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Christine Smyczynski is a native western New Yorker with a longtime interest in regional history and local attractions. She is the author of Backroads & Byways of Upstate New York (Countryman Press 2017) as well as dozens of articles on the region. She lives outside Buffalo, New York, with her husband and four children.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 12

Introduction 13

What's Where in Buffalo Niagara 15

City of Buffalo 31

Northern Erie County 85

Grand Island, City and Town of Tonawanda, and Kenmore 88

Amherst 96

Clarence and Akron 110

Lancaster, Depew, and Cheektowaga 117

Southern Erie County 123

Town of Aurora: East Aurora, Marilla, and Elma 126

Orchard Park and West Seneca 135

Lake Erie Towns: Hamburg, Blasdell, Eden, Angola, and Derby (Also North Collins) 141

Ski Country: Boston, Holland, Colden, Glenwood, Springville, and West Falls 149

City of Niagara Falls, New York 155

Niagara County 169

North of the Falls: Lewiston, Youngstown, Sanborn, Ransomville, and Porter 172

North Tonawanda and Wheatfield 187

Lake Ontario Shore: Wilson, Olcott, Burt, Newfane, and Barker 195

Canal Towns: Lockport, Middleport, and Gasport 204

Southern Ontario 215

Fort Erie 218

Niagara Falls, Ontario 226

Niagara-On-The-Lake and Queenston 241

Welland Canal Corridor: St. Catharines/port Dalhousie, Thorold, Welland, and Port Colborne 258

Overview of Nearby Counties 271

Genesee 272

Orleans 274

Wyoming 275

Chautauqua 276

Cattaraugus 278

Allegany 279

Index 281

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