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Your Guide to Schenectady, NY

Whether you live here or are visiting Schenectady, there is much to discover and rediscover in the city that is steeped in American history! Use our guide to find things to do and places to see, learn more about the surrounding communities that reside within Schenectady County, and search through our local business directory.

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There is much to see and do in Schenectady! Search through our compilation of great attractions.
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Jay Street - a pedestrian marketplace - is Schenectady's hub of art, culture, food, shopping & more.
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One of Schenectady's newest and most exciting attractions is Rivers Casino & Resort.
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Learn about the important dates in Schenectady's history and explore historic sites in the county.
Whether you're looking to take a dip or a stroll, Schenectady is full of pools and parks for you to enjoy.
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Spend a fun-filled weekend in Schenectady by following this 48-hour itinerary
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From Delanson to Scotia, learn more about the communities that make up Schenectady County. 
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You can take the "Electric City Trolley" from Thursdays through Saturdays, 4pm to 1am, for free!
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Get a 3-course meal at many of your favorite Schenectady restaurants for less than $30!
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Our Capital Region Directory is full of great local businesses in a variety of different industries.
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Explore things to do in Schenectady during the fall.
The Gazette Holiday Parade is held annually on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.