The main reason to visit is to shop at The Mall at Prince Georges.
Hyattsville was founded by Christopher Clark Hyatt, who purchased most of the land comprising the city in 1845.
Hyattsville is just south of East-West Highway (MD-410) on US-1 south of College Park and the Beltway (I-495), and just west of the B-W Pkwy (MD-295).
Metrorail Green Line stops at West Hyattsville and Prince George's Plaza, which are both 1.5 miles from downtown Hyattsville. The Prince George's Plaza station is at The Mall at Prince Georges.
Marc Light Rail Camden Line stops at at Riverdale, 1 mile from Hyattsville.
The Anacostia Tributary Trail System, which includes the Northeast Branch Trail and the Northwest Branch Trail (both along branches of the Anacostia River), runs though Hyattsville, allowing cyclists access from Silver Spring and Greenbelt.
Bus #13 operates service between the West Hyattsville and Prince George's Plaza Metrorail Stations and downtown Hyattsville. The bus costs $1.25 and can be paid using a SmarTrip debit card. It runs every 40 minutes until the evening.
- 1 Hyattsville Horns (at the Hyattsville Justice Center). A sculpture by Chris Janney installed in 2004 consisting of 5 colorful horns of 9 feet each that play tunes when touched. Lit up at night.
- 2 United States Post Office, 4325 Gallatin St, ☏ . A Colonial Revival building with a central, three-bay block flanked by smaller one-bay flat-roofed pavilions, constructed in 1935 and still in active use. Murals by Eugene Kingman, depicting the agricultural heritage of Prince George's County, decorate the lobby.
- 3 Hyattsville Armory. Historic National Guard armory built in 1918 and patterned after a medieval English castle, built of native stone, with rectangular turrets flanking the arched limestone entranceway.
- 1 Magruder Park, 4000 Hamilton St. This 32-acre park is the main park in Hyattsville. In includes fields for playing many popular sports.
- Heurich Park, 6001 Ager Road.
- Deitz Park.
- Robert J. King Memorial Park.
- Hyatt Park.
- McClanahan Park.
- Nicholson Park.
- Burlington Park.
- University Hills Duck Pond Park.
- Melrose Park.
- Centennial Park.
- Hamilton Splash Park, 3901 Hamilton St. Open air pool, kids pool, with aqua climbing wall and waterslide. Open to both residents and non-residents.
- 1 The Mall at Prince Georges, 3500 East West Highway. An enclosed shopping mall anchored by Target, JCPenney, Macy's, Marshalls, TJ Maxx, and Old Navy. There is a pedestrian bridge between the mall and the Prince George's Metro stop where you can avoid crossing the busy 410 road.
- Hyattsville Farmers Market, 3799 East West Highway. T: 3-7PM in the summer.
There are many chain restaurants in Hyattsville including Five Guys, Outback Steakhouse, Olive Garden, McDonald's, and Qdoba.
- 1 Busboys and Poets, 5331 Baltimore Avenue, ☏ .
- Cafe Azul, 4423 Longfellow St, ☏ .
- Chez Dior, 5124 Baltimore Ave, ☏ . Senegalese food.
- 2 Franklins (Franklins General Store, Brewery, and Restaurant), 5123 Baltimore Ave, ☏ . A great little brewpub and a local institution.
- Golden China Restaurant, 5908 40th Ave, ☏ .
- Shagga Coffee & Restaurant, 6040 Baltimore Ave, ☏ . Ethiopian food.
- Spice 6 Modern Indian, 5501 Baltimore Ave, ☏ .
- 1 Carolina Kitchen Bar & Grill, 6501 America Blvd, ☏ . Southern home cooking and colorful art.
- Cococabana Bar & Grill, 2031A University Blvd, ☏ . Latin & Caribbean buffet.
- 2 [dead link] Old Dominion BrewHouse, 6504 America Blvd, ☏ .
- 3 sangfroid Distilling, 5130 Baltimore Ave, ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. Small tasting room for Dutch style gin, brandies, and rye whiskey.
- 4 Streetcar82 Brewing, 4824 Rhode Island Ave, ✉ email@example.com.
- 5 Maryland Meadworks, 4700 Rhode Island Ave Ste B, ☏ .
- 6 Vigilante Coffee Company, 4327 Gallatin Street, ☏ . 7:00-19:00.
The nearest hotels are either by the B-W Pkwy, or just north in College Park.
- 1 Hyattsville Library, 6502 America Blvd, ☏ . The temporary location while the Adelphi Road building is under construction.
|Routes through Hyattsville|
|Baltimore ← College Park ←||N S||→ Shaw, Washington D.C.|
|Winchester ← Washington, D.C. ←||W E||→ New Carrollton → Annapolis|
|Greenbelt ← College Park ←||N S||→ Shaw, Washington D.C. → East End, Washington D.C.|