• Our area has many interesting places to enjoy and visit.  Here is a small collections of attractions, museums, and parks you could visit with your children.  Practically all these locations have their website where you could check the prices, hours of operations, driving directions,  and other important information.


    Niagara Falls, NY - The waters of the American, Bridal Veil and Horseshoe Falls are indeed numbered among the Seven Wonders of the World. The park is open year round. Toll free telephone number  -1-800-338-7890   While you are there visit Maid of the Mist and the Cave of the Winds.  Don't get too wet!
    Albright-Knox Art Gallery, one of the country's finest modern art museums.  There telephone number is 716-882-8700.
    Buffalo Science Museum. The museum's Tifft Nature Preserve includes over 264 acres of undisturbed natural habitat within the City of Buffalo. Telephone -716-896-5200.
    Children Museum  At Children's Museum you can touch, experiment, discover, play, and learn.  It is located in East Aurora, Erie County. Telephone number - 716-655-5131. And while you're there, visit  Toy Town Museum. which houses Fisher-Price Toy Collection from 1930-70 and ToyWorks, a kids' interactive learning center.  Telephone number - 716-687-5151.
    Corning Museum of Glass  is the home to the world's most celebrated collection of glass.  It presents live glassblowing demonstrations all day, everyday. The Museum features stunning new galleries, interactive exhibits and much, much more.  Their telephone number is toll free -1- 800-732-6845.
    Erie Canal Museum, Lockport Locks, Cave and Underground Boat Ride, Lockport, NY - features boat cruises on the canal, tour to the underground cave, visits to the museum and Historic Lockport Towpath Trolley and many other attractions.
    Glenn Curtiss Museum. You'll find aircraft and engines at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, Steuben County. Curtiss, pioneer aviator and inventor of the small engine, loved motorcycles. The telephone number is 607-569-2160.
    Letchworth State Park and a museum is a wonderful place to spend a warm spring or autumn day.  The  telephone number is 585-493-2760.
    Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, Niagara County. This 18th century military compound was occupied, in turn, by French, British and colonial troops. Some of the buildings date from 1726. The grounds are open daily, year-round.  However, during the summer months, Old Fort Niagara features cannon and musket firings, historical re-enactments of the battles, 18th century military living demonstrations and archeology programs.  Fun for kids of all ages.
    Buffalo Botanical Gardens. Exotic plants of the tropics are enjoyed at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens in any season. The gardens telephone number is 716-696-3555.  Check their website for the hours of operation.
    Artpark - Artpark is summer theater at its finest, presenting musical productions and weekly concerts.  It is located in Lewiston, NY.  Telephone - 716- 754-4375
    Buffalo Zoo.  A fantastic place to spend a day with children.  Delaware Park where the Zoo is located housing over 1,000 animals, including a rare white tiger. Telephone - 716-837-3900
    Darien Lake Theme Park.  Amusement park and a picnic grounds with a full selection of roller coasters as well as family and children-oriented rides. Darien Lake has something for everyone. Telephone - 585-599-4641.
    Winter Attractions
    Holiday Valley Resort Rt. 219 Ellicotville, N.Y. 14731 Telephone -716-669-2345
    Kissing Bridge  Rt. 240 Glenwood, N.Y. 14069  Telephone - 716-355-4141