Explore fun things to do in Grand Island, Buffalo, and Niagara Falls

Bookended by two state parks, Grand Island is a great destination for summertime family fun and things to do outdoors, such as swimming and kayaking at Beaver Island State Park. Just 10 minutes from Radisson Hotel Niagara Falls-Grand Island, you can explore secluded wetland trails at Buckhorn Island State Park or plunge down giant waterslides at the seasonal Niagara Amusement Park & Splash World. Our hotel rooms are also close to quirky attractions like the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda. Set aside a day to experience the spectacular sights of Niagara Falls State Park, about a 20-minute drive north, or head south for Buffalo’s zoo and museums or waterfront entertainment in the redeveloped Canalside district.

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Beaver Island State Park

5.22 mi / 8.4 km from the hotel
With its 950 acres of nature trails, sledding hills, and beaches, this park is a hub of activity year-round. Practice your swing at the 18-hole golf course, or refine your cast from a fishing boat on the river.

Buffalo Zoo

6.18 mi / 9.95 km from the hotel
Open since the 1870s, the Buffalo Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the country. Be sure to visit the Amphibian & Reptile Center and Arctic Edge, two of the venue’s most celebrated exhibits.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex

6.38 mi / 10.27 km from the hotel
Tour this National Historic Landmark built for businessman Darwin D. Martin in the early 1900s. The sprawling complex is considered one of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's highest achievements.

Niagara Falls State Park

9.62 mi / 15.48 km from the hotel
Feel the power of the falls when you take the Maid of the Mist boat tour, or don your poncho for a wet walk up to the Cave of the Wind’s Hurricane Deck, situated mere feet away from the mighty Niagara Falls.

Seneca Niagara Casino and Event Center

9.26 mi / 14.9 km from the hotel
Spice up your night with a visit to Seneca Niagara Casino. Start with a delicious meal, see a live show, and then test your luck with more than 2,500 slot machines and dozens of table games.

Niagara Amusement Park & Splash World

3.87 mi / 6.23 km from the hotel
From roller coaster thrills to a gentle float along the lazy river, this seasonal destination offers plenty of family fun. Take the kids on classic carnival rides like the Scrambler, or cool off while plunging down towering waterslides.