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Open-Air Autobus of Buffalo

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Address: 561 Forest Ave. #3, Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone Number: +1 716-854-3749
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Great way to show off the city!

We had cousins from California visiting Buffalo for the first time. While we are comfortable driving guests around the city, there is absolutely no substitute for a guided tour... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had cousins from California visiting Buffalo for the first time. While we are comfortable driving guests around the city, there is absolutely no substitute for a guided tour of Buffalo landmarks by Tim Tielman. The open-air concept is a comfortable way to travel around and there is no problem with hearing the narration. Our guests were shocked by the... More 

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Potsdam, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience on the "Buffalo Whirlwind Tour" this past weekend. It was a gathering of our 1961 high school graduating class and capped off the weekend. Our guide, Tim Tielman, was very knowledgeable regarding the history, geology, geography and architecture of Buffalo. He was very warm and welcoming with a deep knowledge of the impact of architecture... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Despite growing up in Buffalo, I learned so much history and toured areas I've never seen before. Our guide, Paul Mcdonnell, was fantastic! He is an architect that knew so much information about Buffalo's history and the men that built this great city. Our tour was about an hour and a half long. The open air auto bus stopped periodically... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Hosted a customer event on the Open-Air Autobus and our guests were blown away. Tim Tielman was our guide, he was thorough, knowledgeable,humorous and very professional. The open-air concept offers a unique perspective to enjoy all the amazing architecture our city has to offer...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Great trip --Paul, our guide, was informative and entertaining!!! Learned a lot about the history of the area and the architecture!!!! Totally enjoyed the ride!!

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Pavilion, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

We went on the Whirlwind Tour and it was great. Our guide Paul was amazing with everything he knows about the architecture of Buffalo. I would do this tour again. On it says 90 minutes but we were gone just about 2 hours. Well worth the $25 per person charge.

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Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

The tour shows you all the best architecture of the city alongwith its history and fine details which are made very interesting by the vigor, passion and knowledge of the guide. They know what they are doing. They show you the buildings, downtown, churches, canal everything. Definitely recommend. Buffalo is a pretty city with great architectural traditions. At only 25$... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

I have lived in Buffalo my whole life, yet I didnt know or see 90% of what I saw today on the tour. I learned SO much from taking this tour with Paul. Paul really knows his stuff. From the architecture to the history, to all the questions he was asked. It was so much fun, a great way to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Very upbeat and informative experience. Professional and knowledgeable. I would recommend for visitors as well as those that live here. Either way you will learn something you didn't know about Buffalo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

My friend and I took the Whirlwind Tour with Paul, or guide, yesterday. We came from Jamestown to do so, and it was well worth the trip to Buffalo. Paul was an energetic, well-informed, enthusiastic guide who kept us enthralled the whole time. We hope that these fine tours will continue to be offered.

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