Area Attractions

Discover Birmingham’s best attractions and things to do from our hotel in Hoover, starting with shopping at the adjacent Riverchase Galleria mall. Take the kids for a day of fun at the McWane Science Center or Birmingham Zoo, or explore the region’s history at the Civil Rights Institute or Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.

Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel

1000 Riverchase Galleria
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35244



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Arts + Culture

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Located within 20 minutes of the hotel, this living research center and museum chronicles the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, as well as human rights struggles. Browse interactive exhibits and walk-throughs, including the Oral History Project.

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

Featuring the world’s largest motorcycle collection, this museum boasts more than 1,600 bikes and racing cars, including restored vintages. Next door is a racing park which is home to the Porsche Track Experience and annual Barber Vintage Festival.

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

Take a journey through the history of jazz at this historic movie house turned museum. Exhibits feature artifacts, instruments, and memorabilia of jazz pioneers and legends, along with displays elucidating the role of the genre on civil rights.

Birmingham Museum of Art

With more than 27,000 pieces representing international ancient to modern art, including Renaissance and Baroque paintings, this museum features one of the most comprehensive collections of art in the Southeast, with a multi-level sculpture garden.

Family Attractions

The Birmingham Zoo

Spend a day exploring the largest zoo in Alabama, home to more than 700 animals representing 230 species. Encounter pandas and giraffes, watch sea lions train, go on a goat walk, or take part in daily activities like carousel rides and splash pads.

Alabama Splash Adventure Waterpark

A local favorite, this water and amusement park offers a day of wet and wild fun with 28 rides and attractions, including a lazy river, water mazes and slides, and a five-story water drop. Guests enjoy unlimited fountain drinks and sunscreen.

Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Entertain and educate kids at this theater that features plays and interactive shows for children of all ages. Programs include musicals and sing-alongs, dance and movement, carnivals, and story readings for kids as young as three years old.

McWane Science Center

Discover a world of educational fun at this science museum and children’s exploratory center. Hands-on exhibits, play areas in the Itty Bitty Magic City, an aquarium, and the IMAX® Dome Theater are just a few of the kid-friendly activities.


Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

Located within 15 minutes of the hotel, this outdoor music venue, the largest in Alabama, hosts concerts by artists and musicians from all genres. With three tiers of seating and no general admission lawn, every seat offers a view of the stage.

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

Part of Alabama’s premier collection of eleven championship golf courses, Oxmoor Valley in Birmingham is the biggest facility within the trail at 54 holes. Play one of three picturesque golf courses comprised of the Ridge, Valley, and Short Courses.

StarDome Comedy Club

Catch comedy mainstays, up-and-comers, and open mikes at this stand-up venue located within a mile of the hotel. Reserve a complimentary shuttle ride from Hyatt Regency Birmingham to the club where a full restaurant and bar menu is served.


Riverchase Galleria

Located adjacent to the hotel is one of the area’s largest malls, with more than 150 stores including anchors Belk®, JCPenney, and Macy’s. Stroll the shopping center’s atrium which features a full-size carousel, a food court, and seasonal displays.

The Summit

With one million square feet of space, this lifestyle center has more than 85 upscale shops, including luxury and boutique brands, restaurants, and a 3-D movie theater. Stop by for daily events, including yoga classes and creative workshops.

Five Points South

Birmingham’s historic neighborhood, Five Points South is a walkable area with more than 70 retail and dining destinations. Visit throughout the year for theaters and nightlife or in the autumn for the annual Historic Home Tour & Fall Festival.

Patton Creek Shopping Center

Drive five minutes to this open-air mall with more than 55 retail, dining, and recreation destinations. Shop local and national clothing brands, grab a bite or a drink, catch a movie, or enjoy downtime at a spa or fitness center.

Food + Drink

Tre Luna Bar and Kitchen

Enjoy indulgent, farm-to-table Italian cuisine at this upscale restaurant that serves classic dishes with a modern twist. Dine indoors or on the patio, stop by for happy hour specials, or order up artisanal pizzas from a wood-burning stove.

The Fish Market Restaurant

For Greek fare and fresh seafood, this popular eatery offers everything from appetizers and entrees to oyster bar picks and Southern po’boys. Order Cajun catfish, grouper, red snapper, and tilapia, barbecue shrimp, or Greek salads and pastas.

The Neighborhood Brew

A local staple, this cozy cafe in the Valleydale Village mall serves fresh coffee and espresso beverages, locally brewed beers, and a selection of wine. Enjoy light bites and cafe classics, like paninis, soup, salads, and homemade baked goods.

On Tap Sports Cafe - Riverchase Galleria

Located on Galleria Restaurant Row a ten-minute walk from the hotel, this sports bar offers more than 100 bottled and draft beers. Watch games on one of the big screens, order from a classic pub menu, or enjoy a drink on one of two outdoor patios.