Area Attractions

Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst offers an authentic local experience with easy access to the many cool things to do in Buffalo, NY. Located just a few minutes from Downtown Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and the border to Canada, you’ll always find plenty of family friendly activities nearby.

Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst

5020 Main Street
Amherst, New York, United States, 14226



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Local Food + Drink

Big Ditch Brewing

Signature craft brewery offering a full-service menu including small plates and entrees that both complement and incorporate our beer into the recipes. Anywhere from 6 to 12 beers are on tap at all times, open 7 days a week.

Local Attractions


Check out fun things to do on Main Street, enjoy concerts and movies in the parks, and exciting Williamsville festivals, like the Glen Park Art Festival, Taste of Williamsville, Rotary Strawberry Festival, and the Main Street Block Party.

Walden Galleria

Buffalo Niagara’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination! An impressive mix of over 200 retail stores, 12 full-service restaurants, entertainment and adventure with a remodeled Regal movie cinema, RPM Raceway and Billy Beez, there is something to do for everyone. No need to drive and look for parking, our shuttle can drop you off and pick you up!

Musical Fare Theatre

Williamsville’s best-kept secret, this theatre open year-round with plays showcasing local actors is sure to be a hoot! The 136 seat theatre located on the prestigious Daemen College campus is currently in its 29th season. With over 170 productions, entertaining over 400,000 people to date there is a show available for everyone. Discount tickets are available for hotel guest, with advance notice.

University of Buffalo

Home to more than 20,000 students, the University of Buffalo is one of the biggest Universities in the state of New York. Less than a 10 minute drive from Hyatt Place Buffalo / Amherst, we provide the perfect accommodation for anyone looking to visit the 1,350 acre campus.

Parks + Recreation

Niagara Falls

Catch a ride on the Niagara Falls Scenic Trolley and learn about the history of the falls. Take in the natural wonder of three massive waterfalls spanning across the US and Canadian borders, then dine at the Top of the Falls Restaurant.

Glen Park

This walking park, bordered by Glen Falls is great for capturing photos, a nice picnic, reading a book, relaxing or taking a small hike. If you are not able to make the 20-minute drive to Niagara Falls, Glen Park has a smaller beautiful waterfall, year round. Make sure to stop by Sweet Jenny’s for some homemade chocolate and ice cream!

Arrowhead Golf Club

Premier golf destination just a short 15 miles away from the Hyatt Place Buffalo Amherst. The course plays to a par of 72, with four sets of tees, graceful bent-grass greens, foxy fairways, and over 60 eye-pleasing bunkers. In addition to the respected golf course, the stocked pro shop and stunning stand-alone post-and-beam style clubhouse- which serves as our Timberlodge Banquet Facility & Restaurant- provide for a top-notch experience. Whether you live in Buffalo, Rochester, Ontario, the Southern Tier, or beyond- Arrowhead is surely well-worth the visit.

Darien Lake Theme Park Resort

Formerly Six Flags Darien Lake, Darien Lake is the largest theme park in New York. Visitors will enjoy more than 100 thrilling rides, exciting shows, and fun attractions, like roller coasters and a 20,000 seat outdoor amphitheater.