Within walking distance-Shopping: The Landing is located next door to the Hyatt, It has clothing, jewelry, gourmet food (olive oils etc) and toy shops. Walk out the front door of the landing to Laura St, and there are other shops as well such as clothing jewelry, and the best used book store around . There is also the Main Library (largest in the state) and the Museum of Contemporary Art. The Hyatt is adjacent to the Northbank Riverwalk, which is a 3 mile long riverfront park. You can also walk across the Main St (Alsop) bridge (or take a water taxi for $5.00) to Southbank Riverwalk that is home to Museum of Science and History, and Friendship Fountain. You can also take a short taxi ride to Riverside/Avondale that has parks, restaurants, and the Cummer Museum.