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Albany is the Capital City of New York

The 'Tri-City Area' encompasses Albany, Troy and Schenectady. The Capital District region broadens the area significantly, pulling in areas north towards Clifton Park, south towards Glenmont, east towards East Greenbush and west towards Mohawk. Ample job opportunities and the increasing allure of Tech Valley, compel many to commute to the Tri-City Area from outlying regions as far north as the Southern Adirondacks, as far south as the Northern Catskills, and even from areas in Vermont and Massachusetts!

The Capital City is lively and energetic, balancing its historic and legislative roots with a vibrant metropolitan atmosphere. You will always find something to do here whether you prefer outdoor recreation, cultural activities, shopping, or academic pursuits. Wherever you go in the capital region tune into an Albany NY radio station for the best music, sports & talk shows.

The Times Union Center features top entertainment venues including popular ice hockey and football teams, national and international performing artists and all types of special events for children and adults alike. Need an Albany hotel for your visit? You've got your choice! The area around Lark Street in downtown Albany offers an old-world setting with unique shops, cafes and restaurants, and Crossgates Mall has over 250 mall shops and popular restaurants. The Empire State Plaza surrounds the City's Capital Center and includes the New York State Museum, The Egg convention center, a year round Farmers Market and various other attractions.

From its busy commercial profile to its institutes of higher learning, the city of Albany and the Capital District offer countless opportunities for personal and professional growth. Its uniqueness stems from its ability to offer residents and visitors world class cultural venues in a metropolitan setting side by side with outdoor recreational activities in beautiful and scenic surroundings.

Your Official Guide To 'Albany' Around The Globe

Albany, California
California
A quiet, community-oriented city, Albany California offers many options for recreation and is located in the metropolitan San Francisco Bay area.
Albany, Georgia
Georgia
A city rich in history, culture and natural beauty, Albany Georgia is a favorite destination of vacationers and house hunters alike.
Albany, Kentucky
Kentucky
An all-American city located between two lakes, Albany KY is a prime family vacation destination as well as a popular place to retire.
Albany, Minnesota
Minnesota
A small town in the heartland of the nation, Albany Minnesota beckons nature lovers with an array of outdoor activity and community events.
Albany, Missouri
Missouri
A city rich in history and cultural development, Albany Missouri offers a wealth of family-oriented attractions and activity to discover.

 

Albany, Oregon
Oregon
A charming Victorian river town, Albany Oregon provides a haven for outdoor watersports and a variety of attractions catering to every interest.
Albany, Texas
Texas
A beautiful place to live, visit or retire, Albany Texas appeals to many because of its warm climate and wide-ranging attractions.
Albany, Western Australia
Australia
An ideal 'down-under' vacation spot, Albany Western Australia offers a wealth of water activity, from whale watching to scuba diving and more.
Albany, Wisconsin
Wisconsin
A friendly village on the Sugar River, Albany Wisconsin is filled with natural beauty, unique bed & breakfasts and plenty of warm hospitality.

 

Albany, Wyoming
Wyoming
A very small community in the southern portion of the state, Albany Wyoming is a place of quiet reflection and small-town living.

 

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