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Albany Winter Guide

Albany Winter Guide

Don't let the cold weather keep you at home this winter! There are plenty of adventures and activities waiting for you. Discover an abundance of outdoor activities like ice skating, skiing, snowmobiling and tubing to endless indoor entertainment right at your fingertips like Albany museums, planetariums, movies and even off-broadway shows. With all the fun you will be having, it won't be a surprise if winter becomes your favorite season! Browse this Albany Winter Guide for plenty of fun in the snow the whole family will love!

Downhill Skiing
Group Downhill Skiing
From the Adirondacks and Catskills to the family ski mountain resorts just minutes from Albany, the Capital Region is located near plenty of downhill skiing excitement! Discover ski resorts in the following regions within close range to the Capital.
Capital-Saratoga Hudson Valley Catskills Adirondacks Outside NY
Empire Skate Plaza
Ice Skates
Go ice skating this winter at Albany's public outdoor skating rink, located in Empire State Plaza! Whether you take family, friends or a blind date, skating is a winter classic all can enjoy.


Winter Events
Fireworks
Wondering what's going on this winter in Albany? From holiday celebrations to frosty events and more, there is something for everyone! Take a peek at our collection of popular cold-weather events for some fun!


Cross Country Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Discover the quiet solitude of a winter wonderland while enjoying a vigorous workout on cross country skis! Find places to go XC skiing in and around Albany.


Snowmobiling
Snowmobiling
Feel the crisp winter wind whipping around you as you race along snowy trails upon a snowmobile! Find trails and snowmobile clubs in and around Albany County for a day of fun in the snow.


Snowshoeing
showshoeing
Strap on some snowshoes and walk atop the snow! Snowshoeing is not only excellent exercise, it's also a great activity to bond with the whole family.


More Winter Activities
kids sledding
Looking for more fun this winter? From ice skating to snow tubing to relaxing at a cozy B&B - the Albany area offers plenty of cold weather fun for everyone! Find the best places for winter fun in and around Albany.


Albany Snow Removal
Snowy City Lantern
When the snowfall gets dangerous, Albany may declare a snow emergency. Get details on the snow emergency procedure, permitted parking areas and what snow you're responsible for taking care of.


Kid Friendly Fun
Kid dressed for snow play
All kids love the winter! From snowmen and snow angels to snow forts and snowball fights to warming up with hot chocolate and more -there's so much fun to be had. Get some ideas on what to do with your kids this winter!


10 Winter Driving Safety Tips
Winter Driving
Discover these 10 basic tips for winter driving that could end up saving your life. Practice safe driving, and share with others to make the roads a safer place this winter.


Indoor Winter Fun Ideas
Albany Indoor Activities
Too cold for outdoor activities? Ther are plenty of great indoor activities to check out in the Albany area! Check out this list of suggestions to give you some ideas for winter fun indoors!


 
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