Things for Seniors To Do in Albany NY and the Capital Region

seniors playing golfThere are many things to do, sights to see and places to visit in Albany, NY and the Capital District, making it a terrific place for seniors to reside. No matter your interests, you'll find plenty to keep you busy in and around the capital city. Albany is home to various historical attractions and museums, as well as numerous performing arts venues. There are many places to shop in and around Albany, from local boutiques and specialty stores to malls and shopping centers. The Capital District is a great place to live if you enjoy the outdoors, as there are many places to hike, walk and reconnect with nature throughout the area. You'll also find numerous golf courses and recreational facilities to enjoy.

With Saratoga Springs, the Lake George region and the Adirondacks just a short drive away, you'll never be bored! You can easily spend a day at the Saratoga Race Track, the Saratoga Casino and Raceway, attend a concert at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, or shop the many one of a kind shops and boutiques in downtown Saratoga. Travel a bit further north on I-87 and you can enjoy a beautiful day in Lake George. Spend time by the lake, enjoy a scenic cruise of Lake George on a steamboat, enjoy top notch cuisine at one of t3he terrific local restaurants, or attend a festival or event in Lake George Village. The Adirondack Mountains are the perfect place for hiking and camping and offer many other unique opportunities for you to enjoy the outdoors, or simply sit back and relax on an Adirondack vacation.

senior couple hiking in albany nyWhen you're living in the Capital District, all of this - and more - is at your fingertips and easily accessible, making the Albany area a terrific place for active senior citizens to retire. No matter the time of year, there is always something going on in the Capital Region whether it's a local festival, fair, or other event. Fall in the Capital Region is especially beautiful with the Adirondack, Saratoga and Lake George Regions offering unparallelled leaf peeping opportunities.

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