Buffalo is the commercial, political and entertainment hub of western New York State and home to nearly 1.6 million people. Located on Lake Erie and overlooking the Niagara River, Buffalo is just across the Peace Bridge from Ontario. Buffalo's arts and culture scene includes one of America's finest collections of modern and contemporary art and the Grammy Award-winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. There are also great yearly events and festivals, like the National Buffalo Wing Festival, the Taste of Buffalo, and the National Garden Festival. If you're into sports, you'll find the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, AAA baseball's Bisons, along with incredible fishing and great watersports. And with attractions like the Buffalo Zoo and the Buffalo Museum of Science, there's plenty for families to do.