Aerial view of the
Niagara Falls, New York
"Buffalo is an extremely easy city to live in - it's an easy place to get around. Everything is a quick drive, including the malls, airport, skiing and hiking. You can live in a rural or suburban area and still get everywhere within half an hour." Angela Lee, MD, Graduate Resident, Class of 2004
Buffalo / Niagara Region
Buffalo was first selected as an All America City and Community in 1996. The Buffalo and Niagara Region was honored in 2002.
Known as the "City of Good Neighbors", Buffalo is the second largest city in New York State, yet it has a small town feel. With friendly people, good authentic food (c hicken wings, beef on weck), a rich array of cultural activities (ranking among the top 25 cities nationwide), professional sports, theater district, parks, music and art venues, and festivals, Buffalo is sure to have something for everyone.Overlooking the Niagara River, Buffalo is just across the Peace Bridge from the Canadian province of Ontario and a 20-minute drive from Niagara Falls. See what others visiting Buffalo had to say....
Buffalo has four distinct seasons, with beautiful summers and moderate winters (don't believe everything you hear about the weather). Buffalo averages more warm days than days with snow on the ground. Buffalo also receives a higher percentage of sunshine - and significantly less rain - throughout the summer months than Washington, D.C., Raleigh and Atlanta.
Facts About the Buffalo:
Second largest metropolitan area in New York State with approximately 1.6 million people
Easy commute - average workday commute is less than 20 minutes
Access to a wide variety of cultural, educational, and recreational activities such as
Professional sports teams include: Buffalo Bills football, Buffalo Sabres hockey, AAA Buffalo Bison baseball, and major collegiate athletics