- Our list of the best things to do in Amherst, New York, features the top 157 nearby activities — including 62 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Amherst, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 2 things to do within the city of Amherst, NY , followed by 155 popular activities in nearby cities, including Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Lockport, North Tonawanda, Lewiston, East Aurora, Grand Island, Fort Erie, Bridgehampton and Niagara Falls
81% 184 votes
2400 Grand Island Boulevard, Grand Island, NY 14072 MoreLess Info
Martin's Fantasy Island serves as a combination amusement park and water park. The amusement park features rides for all ages from a carousel to a large-scale wooden roller coaster while the water park has multiple water slides and a wave pool.
With sandy beaches, Beaver Island State Park offers activities for all ages. Along with water sports like fishing, swimming and boating, the park is equipped with a playground, athletic field and picnic area.
With both indoor and outdoor attractions, Grand Island Fun Center offers visitors activities like go-karting, miniature golf, water balloon fights, and more. The miniature golf course is 18 holes and is landscaped with flowers, rocks, and a stream.
The Island Fun Center is and indoor/outdoor recreation facility with go karts, mini golf, an arcade, and water balloon wars. They are also available for birthday parties and corporate events. Open April through September.
85% 291 votes
2655 S Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218 MoreLess Info
Housed in an 1890 Victorian glass dome, the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens has 12 houses, including in here the Palm Dome and the Orchid House. Besides these, there are 4 outdoor gardens too, including a children's garden.
Niagara River Cruises brings passengers aboard their 42 ft vessel for either 5 hour cruises or all-day voyages where they can fully experience the river. They also have special event cruises centered around music and drinks.