Quiet home base near Buffalo and Niagara Falls
Choose Radisson Hotel Niagara Falls-Grand Island to enjoy our peaceful location near the area’s best things to do. Buffalo, NY is just a 15-minute drive from our hotel, and you can fill your day with shopping and entertainment at spots like the Canalside district and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Play a game of golf at River Oaks Golf Club, or see a Buffalo Bills game at New Era Field. Want to get outside? Explore our region’s stunning natural beauty at nearby state parks like Niagara Falls and Beaver Island. If you’re traveling with kids, don’t miss summertime fun at Fantasy Island amusement and water park.
- Fantasy Island (4 miles)
From canoes to roller coasters, Fantasy Island keeps kids and adults entertained with more than 40 different attractions. Cool off in the water park, or challenge your family to a battle of bumper cars.
Phone: +1 (716) 773-7591
- Buffalo Zoo (13.5 miles)
The third-oldest zoo in the country, Buffalo Zoo welcomes more than 400,000 visitors a year. Head to Delaware Park to see 1,200 animals, including rhinos, sloths and tigers.
Phone: +1 (716) 837-3900
- Old Fort Niagara (25 miles)
Situated on the banks of Lake Ontario, this former stronghold brings history to life with live actors, working artisans and artifacts like the fort’s original War of 1812 flag.
Phone: +1 (716) 745-7611
- Beaver Island State Park (7 miles)
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 lake.
Phone: +1 (716) 773-3271
- Niagara Falls State Park (12 miles)
America’s oldest state park was established in 1885. Offering 400 acres of lush forest and majestic waterfalls, the park is also home to unique attractions like Goat Island, Cave of the Winds and Maid of the Mist.
Phone: +1 (716) 278-1796
Shopping and entertainment
- Seneca Niagara Casino (12 miles)
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 3,600 slot machines and 100 table games.
Phone: +1 (877) 873-6322
- Canalside, Buffalo (15 miles)
Positioned along Lake Erie and the Buffalo River, this bustling area offers more than live concerts and stunning sunsets. You can tour three ships at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park or see a Buffalo Sabres hockey game at the KeyBank Center.
Art and wine
- Albright-Knox Art Gallery (11.5 miles)
Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Buffalo’s Delaware Park is home to the impressive Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Visit this gallery overlooking Hoyt Lake to see modern and contemporary art.
Phone: +1 (716) 882-8700
- Niagara Wine Trail, USA (14.5 miles)
Enjoy local wines as you wander through vineyards, farms, markets, restaurants and shops along this trail between the Niagara Escarpment and Lake Ontario.
Directions from nearby airports
- Niagara Falls International Airport (12 miles/19.5 km)
Take Niagara Falls Boulevard North to I-190 South. Take exit 19, and turn left onto Whitehaven Road. Follow the road to the end. The hotel parking lot is straight ahead.
- Buffalo-Niagara International Airport (20 miles/32.2 km)
Take Route 33 West to I-90 East. Take exit 50 to I-290 West and travel approximately 12 miles to I-190 North. Proceed over the toll bridge to exit 19 for Whitehaven Road. Turn right at the top of the exit. The hotel is at the end of Whitehaven Road at the river.
- Toronto Pearson International Airport (75 miles/120.5 km)
Head south and west on Canadian highways 427, 403, 407 and 405 until you reach I-190 in the US. Continue on I-190 south to exit 19, and turn left onto Whitehaven Road. Follow the road to the end. The hotel parking lot is straight ahead.
- Dick & Jenny's (5 miles)
Stop by this family-owned restaurant for shrimp po’ boys and other authentic New Orleans cuisine.
- Riverstone Grill (5 miles)
Featured on Man vs. Food on Travel Channel, this restaurant serves heaping portions of grilled beef, plus wings, beer and other American classics.
- Anchor Bar (12 miles)
Home of the original Buffalo chicken wing, this local landmark also serves delicious house-made lasagna.