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Buffalo Tours-Best of Buffalo

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Our "Best of Buffalo" tour is our most popular Buffalo tour.  Your guide is Officer O'Connor an Irish cop from 1860 who brings to life all the hidden stories of the Queen City.  This Buffalo tour begins with a 25 minute walking tour the Naval and Military Park.  During our time at the Park we will walk aboard the USS The Sullivans and experience the stories of the women, men and machines that have safeguarded freedom.  Once aboard the bus, we'll explore:

  • How Buffalo Got its Name
  • Plight of the Irish Grain Scoopers
  • Pirates and Portuguese Fisherman of Buffalo's Secret Beach Community 
  • How Booze and a Buffalo Dentist Helped Create the Electric Chair
  • The Triple Hanging at City Hall
  • The Naval Park and America's Most Famous Photo
  • Canalside
  • Secrets of Downtown Architecture


Tickets are $28 per person. Tours operate May through October and depart from the Naval Park.  Tour starts at 3 PM Monday thru Saturday and at 1 PM on Sunday.   Click on the RESERVATIONS Button for tickets and scheduled departures for our buffalo tours.  More information is also found by downloading this document.

Schedule


May-October:

7 days a week 

Mon.-Sat. 3 PM

Sunday 1 PM

Departs from Naval Park

$28 per person

Reservations

Tour Highlights

Your Guide

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Your guide for this Buffalo tour is Officer O'Connor--an Irish cop who has been patrolling the city's notorious waterfront since 1860. Expect Irish wit, storytelling and a bit of blarney. 

Naval Park

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Tour includes a brief walking tour aboard the ships at the Naval Park where you'll hear behind the scenes stories of honor and loss.  Guests with limited mobility can skip the walking part of the tour...Just ask your guide.

Erie Basin Marina

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See amazing views of Buffalo's skyline, the Canadian shore and Lake Erie.  

Outer Harbor

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Enjoy lovely views from above while we drive on the Skyway.  Experience more intimate views as we drive along Fuhrmann Blvd.

Grain Silos

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Tour the Old First Ward and learn about the wave of Irish immigration that swept through Buffalo.  Experience the hard scrabble stories of grain scoopers!

Downtown Architecture

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No Buffalo tour is complete without experiencing the amazing architecture of downtown.  See City Hall, Old County Hall, The Hotel Lafayette, the Sullivan Building and much more.

Where Does The Tour Start?

Look for our Bus at the Naval Park Entrance

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There are a few free parking spots located in the lot across the street from the Naval Park.  The spots have signs indicting they are reserved for Naval Park guests.  Feel free to use them (see above image).  Paid parking is found on the surface lot accessed from Commercial St., under the Skyway.  Using GPS to find our location?  Enter "Buffalo Naval Park" into your GPS device (Cell phone or navigation system) and you'll find us.

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