Enjoy A Family-Friendly Staycation In The Capital Region
When you're ready to have fun close to home, it's time to plan a staycation! The Albany area is a perfect staycation destination thanks to its abundance of indoor and outdoor activities and attractions, extensive variety of restaurants, and proximity to other day trip hotspots in Upstate New York. Use the features below to plan your staycation, and be sure to start with the sample itineraries if you need inspiration.
Cold Weather Staycation Ideas
If you love snowy winters, this itinerary
is for you! It has everything from outdoor adventures to cozy restaurants and more.
Kick your staycation up a notch by turning it into an overnight! Find the perfect Albany area lodging property here
Hit the slopes! Take a road trip to a nearby ski resort
and spend the day cruising down groomed trails.
For a more peaceful experience, try cross-country skiing
! Choose from the classic or skate-style technique.
If you can walk, you can snowshoe! Strap on a pair of snowshoes and explore local trails
and nature preserves.
Get the sled out and enjoy the cold weather with our guide
to snowmobiling in the Albany area.
Lake George is a sight to be seen in the winter, and the area is also the perfect place to visit for the weekend
Explore Other Regional Staycation Guides
Saratoga is well within day trip driving distance of Albany. Browse through the Saratoga Staycation Guide
to expand your staycation.