Area Attractions

Discover an array of attractions and things to do in and around downtown Buffalo, home to some of the most historic sites in Western New York. Walk to Broadway shows and concerts at Shea’s Performing Arts Center and Tralf Music Hall or checkout the legendary Canalside on the waterfront. The best of Buffalo is moments from our downtown hotel.

Hyatt Regency Buffalo / Hotel and Conference Center

Two Fountain Plaza
Buffalo, New York, United States, 14202



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Outdoor Attractions

Niagara Falls

Every second, 3,160 tons of water flow over the falls. Hop on the Niagara Falls Scenic Trolley that follows a three mile loop, making six stops along the way. Learn more about the history of the falls.

Buffalo Zoo

Situated on 23.5 acres, the Buffalo Zoo exhibits more than 320 different plant species a wide range of wild and exotic animals. This historic facility is the third oldest zoo in the country.

Darien Lake

Formerly Six Flags Darien Lake, Darien Lake is New York State's largest theme park. The park features over 100 rides, shows and attractions including six roller coasters, thrilling amusement rides and a 20,000 seat outdoor concert venue.

Buffalo's Past

Amherst Museum

Glimpse into life on the Niagara frontier in the 1800s. This museum celebrates local history with displays including costumes, agricultural equipment, antique radios and more. Step into a historic home for a guided tour. Shop in the country store. Watch a blacksmith forge hot metal.

Buffalo & Erie Historical Society

See how local residents contributed to the area's development at this museum. Attend a lecture series. Gather information from the visitor's center. Appreciate the creativity of local inventions on display at the museum. View the 1901 Pan American Exposition hall.

Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park

Located on the city's waterfront, this park represents each branch of the Armed Forces. Examine memorabilia and military uniforms. Climb on board a World War II submarine. Join a guided tour of a destroyer. Be sure to take a look at the other vehicles including a tank and several war planes.

Buffalo Transportation / Pierce-Arrow Museum

America's love of vehicles is well-represented at this museum. Learn about the automobiles made in this region. Imagine the balance needed to ride the early bicycles. Picture yourself in one of the famed muscle cars of the 1960s. Discover what role women played in this traditionally male-dominated field.

Natural Wonders

Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

Renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted designed the three gardens here. Step into the verdant foliage in Garden Under Glass, which includes a Rainforest with a Koi pond, an herb garden and a palm dome.

Cazenovia Park

People watch in this 186-acre park, created in 1893. Set up a folding chair and watch a soccer game. Spread out a picnic by the creek. Run through the water fountains. Scrimmage another team on the basketball court.

Charles E. Burchfield Nature & Art Center

Explore 29 acres of nature and woodlands at the Charles E. Burchfield Nature & Art Center. Make a point to see one of the center's special events like the Fire & Ice Show. Mingle with the talent at a juried art show.

Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens & Butterfly Conservatory

Stroll through more than 99 acres of manicured gardens. Established in 1936, there are more than 2,400 roses in the botanical garden. Observe more than 2,000 butterflies in the Butterfly Conservatory. An enchanting English Cottage, Lana's – The Little House is a fairy tale come true.

Buffalo Sites

Buffalo Zoo

Encounter more than 1,200 animals at one of the country’s oldest zoos, located a ten-minute drive from the hotel. Explore more than 23 acres of exhibits and experiences, plus unique activities like giraffe feedings, rhino encounters, and special programming for kids.


Check out the heart of Buffalo’s waterfront district, located on the Erie Canal Harbor, a five-minute drive from the hotel, for year-round entertainment, including public art, shopping, dining, bars, and a naval and military museum.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex

Visit this historic landmark and museum designed by the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright. Take one of several expert-led tours of the six-house campus, including an all-glass building, a conservatory, and a pergola – all restored to their original splendor.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Visit this historic museum of contemporary art, located on the renowned Delaware Park, to see works by some of the greatest modern artists, including Frida Kahlo, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol, plus outdoor sculptures and public art installations.


KeyBank Center

See everything from NHL hockey to world-class concerts at this multi-purpose arena, located just over a mile from the hotel on the Buffalo waterfront. The center hosts everything from family events to college tournaments to international tours.

New Era Field

Catch the NFL action at this longstanding football stadium, located just 20 minutes from the hotel in neighboring Orchard Park. Get to the stadium early on game days for tailgating and activities on Abbott Road or visit during the offseason for tours.

Holiday Twin Rinks

Find year-round sports and entertainment at this hockey rink and ice skating destination that is also home to amateur hockey tournaments in Upstate New York. Join a league, learn to skate, or pick up gear at the pro shop.


Tralf Music Hall

Walk five minutes to this local-favorite venue for rock bands, comedy acts, and sets from world-renowned musicians in an intimate setting. Up-and-coming artists, tribute bands, and esoteric take the stage, with a full bar and light bites available.

Buffalo RiverWorks

A year-round entertainment destination on the waterfront, a ten-minute drive from the hotel, this complex is your home for ice skating, ziplining, and rock climbing in Buffalo. Stop by for dining, brewery tours, escape room outings, and special events.

Shea’s Performing Arts Center

See Broadway shows, plays, and independent productions at this downtown Buffalo theater house located a five-minute walk from the hotel. Catch a performance at one of three theaters with a full calendar of shows, including family-friendly matinees.

Larkin Square

Head to Buffalo’s unique warehouse district for dining and fun at this whimsical community gathering spot. A ten-minute drive from the hotel, Larkin Square features food trucks, free events, like fitness classes and pickleball, and a beer garden.