There are plenty of great things to see in Buffalo, NY! From the incredible local theaters to the amazing museums, the fun never ends. However, though Buffalo makes for a fantastic day trip, you’ll rest better in one of the smaller towns near Buffalo, NY. Consider staying in Clarence, one of the most charming towns in Erie County, NY. Discover all the wonderful things you can do (and where to find the best accommodations) when you stay!
We’ve listed some of our favorite things to do in one of the best small towns near Buffalo, NY, but there’s so much more to uncover! Download our free Vacation Guide to get a full list of fun Clarence activities. You’ll find everything from annual events to local cafes. Our Vacation Guide has helped countless visitors to Clarence, and it can help you too! Discover the best of the Buffalo, NY, area when you download our free Vacation Guide!
Visit One of the Best Towns Near Buffalo, NY
Visit the Clarence Historical Museum
Before you start exploring Clarence, NY, learn about our past! The Clarence Historical Museum explains the origins of the town and the history of the town’s most famous residents. Best of all, the Clarence Historical Museum is just three buildings down from Asa Ransom House!
Experience history in a different way when you go antiquing in Clarence! There is an incredible selection of antique shops in town, from the Indoor and Outdoor Flea Market (one of the biggest markets in town) to the Premier Antique Center, which is filled with more high-end antiques. The most famous place in town to find a special trinket, though, is the Clarence Hollow Antique Mall. It features over 40 vendors stretched over 13,000 square feet.
Get a Drink at the Clarence Coffee Center
While the name may make you think that this is just an average coffee shop, Clarence Coffee Center has much more than just caffeinated beverages! During the day, you can enjoy a delicious flatbread or sandwich with some delicious coffee. In the evening, you can enjoy a glass of wine or a cold beer as your drink. If you are in town on a Tuesday, don’t miss the famous open mic night!
Stay with Asa Ransom House
When it comes to accommodations in all of the towns near Buffalo, NY, you can’t beat the gorgeous furnishing and wonderful amenities of Asa Ransom House! During your stay, take a look around the historic library, which was part of the inn’s original structure built in 1853. Take a stroll through our herb garden, which is recognized on many local garden tours. Be sure to stop by our gift shop, which was also part of the original structure. Browse through the assortment of flower and herb teas, crafts, cards, puzzles, and plushies. You won’t have to worry about finding a souvenir or gift for loved ones at home when you stay at Asa Ransom House!
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