Whether you spend hours searching for flea market finds, browse storefronts on a city street or hop from mall to mall, Buffalo offers shoppers plenty of choices. Several specialized options allow visitors to dabble in the products and traditions distinctive to Buffalo. Modeled after a European market, the Broadway Market in East Buffalo, featuring bakeries, butcher shops, produce stands and gift shops, offers a feast for the senses. Charming neighborhoods are lined with specialty stores that attract folks touring the city on foot. And while Elmwood Avenue strip is filled with trendy boutiques and eateries, Hertel Avenue showcases an array of interesting ethnic dining rooms, markets and stores. Moreover, several substantial shopping malls, including the Walden Galleria in Buffalo and the Boulevard Mall in Amherst, offer a wide variety of popular retailers.
Elizabeth C. Baxley is a Travel Editor for 10Best, Inc. Her favorite travel experiences have involved studying theater in London and exploring the streets of Salzburg, Munich and Vienna. She served as a contributor to the 10Best Travel Guides for Dallas and Washington, D.C., and her writings have also appeared in Upstate Parent.