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FAQs About Albany NY

Below are some common questions people have when visiting or enjoying Albany NY. Browse these frequently asked questions, and if you don't find the answer you're looking for, please feel free to send us a note.

Are there hotels near the Albany NY airport?

There are several hotels with a close proximity to Albany Airport, and complimentary shuttles are often available at these hotels for convenient transport to/from the airport for your arrival or departure.

Where are the best places to eat outdoors in Albany?

Albany is home to many great local eateries, and in the warmer months, many restaurants offer outside or patio dining. Looking for a great place to feast outdside in the sun? Discover our guide to outdoor dining in the Capital Region. Of course, there are countless other delicious places to visit on cooler or rainy days, so be sure to check out more of Albany's many restaurants, pubs and more.

Where can I find info on the MVP Arena (formerly the Times Union Center)?

The MVP Arena is a popular performance space, which has hosted a myriad of concerts, sports games, and other special events. If you're interested in attending one of these awesome events, check the seating charts, events list, and other general information.

Where can I learn about Albany's history?

Albany is rich with history, and much of it is visibly ingrained in the city, including the spectacular architecture of the Capitol Building. Check out the history of Albany page to learn more about the Capitol and more fascinating history!

How many colleges are in Albany/Capital Region?

There are many great colleges and universities for higher education in the Capital Region. Please see our Albany colleges guide to learn more.

What are the different Albany neighborhoods?

Albany has several distinct neighborhoods, each one with its own unique specialization and attraction, and each one caters to the needs and interests of its inhabitants. Learn more about each of Albany's neighborhood areas, including Pine Hills, Center Square, Delaware Area, Mansion District and more within the city of Albany, as well as neighboring cities and towns near Albany.

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