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Things To Do In & Near Albany

Albany is home to a vast array of attractions that appeal to all ages! From amusement parks and river cruises to hotspots just for kids and spectator sports, discover the abundance of attractions the Capital Region has to offer.

Dutch Apple Cruises & Tours
Dutch Apple Cruises & Tours
Albany, NY
Take a cruise with Dutch Apple on the scenic and historic Hudson River, the ideal way to see the sights. Sightseeing Cruise & private event venue located in Albany, NY. Purchase tickets to any of our cruises on our website!
There is so much to do and see at Ellms Family Farm throughout fall.
Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!
Capital District YMCA
Capital District YMCA
The Capital District YMCA offers facilities in Albany, Bethlehem, Duanesburg, Glenville, Greenbush, Greene County, Guilderland, Schenectady, Southern Saratoga, & Troy! With top-notch facilities, programs, and childcare, the Y has whatever you need!
5 Wits Albany in Crossgates Mall
5 Wits Albany
Albany, NY
Have you ever dreamed about being an action hero? Now's your chance! 5 Wits Albany puts players at the center of the action as they experience immersive adventures, solve puzzles, and explore realistic settings.
Search for clues together and solve a puzzle, problem, or riddle!
Pursue the Clue
Albany, NY
Could your life use a little mystery? Come to Pursue the Clue! Keep your wits about you as you try to get out. Search for clues, solve puzzles, work out riddles, and answer problems. Don't stop until you've put all the clues together!
Canvas, Corks & Forks - Schenectady
Canvas, Corks & Forks - Schenectady
Schenectady, NY
Canvas, Corks & Forks is voted the BEST Paint & Sip! FREE MAC N' CHEESE BAR! Fun Music, Specialty Cocktails, Seasonal Sangrias, Wine Ice Cream, Craft Draft Beers & more! Locations in the beautiful hip & artsy historic districts of Schenectady & Troy!
Experience the adventure at Mountain Ridge Adventure!
Mountain Ridge Adventure
Mountain Ridge Adventure is the Capital Region's premiere treetop challenge course and zip line park located just 30 minutes from Albany, 30 minutes from Saratoga and only 10 minutes from Schenectady.
Maple Ski Ridge
Maple Ski Ridge
Schenectady, NY
Minutes from anywhere in the Capitol Region, Maple Ski Ridge has been a local favorite for over 50 years! Four seasons of family fun. Come see what's new at Maple Ski Ridge
Camp Maple - Summer Camp at Maple Ski Ridge
Camp Maple - Summer Camp at Maple Ski Ridge
Schenectady, NY
Minutes from anywhere in the Capitol Region, Maple Ski Ridge offers more than just skiing! Summer Day Camp in 2015 for your children is available. Bring your child to a day camp that they'll love at Maple Ski Ridge!
Crossgates Mall
Crossgates Mall
Albany, NY
Crossgates Mall is the Capital Region's premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination offering an impressive selection of national brands, the newest retail concepts, amazing dining options and fun entertainment venues.
Palace Theatre
Palace Theatre
Albany, NY
The Palace Theatre is one very notable cornerstone in Albany's growing downtown entertainment destinations. A concert & theatrical entertainment facility in the heart of Albany, New York, it first opened its doors in October 1931.
Saratoga Paint And Sip Studio - Latham Location
Saratoga Paint And Sip Studio - Latham Location
Latham, NY
No experience necessary - a local artist will instruct you step by step through an original piece of art while you follow along with a cocktail! At the end of the night you'll take home a beautiful painting & hopefully a new found talent.
The Linda - WAMC's Performing Arts Studio
The Linda - WAMC's Performing Arts Studio
Albany, NY
The Linda works to advance the arts and support the community. They have provided a public space for art and cultural expression and is constantly evolving to meet the needs and desires of its audience and community.
Race around the go-kart track with family and friends!
Glenville Sportplex
Glenville, NY
The Glenville Sportplex is one of the Capital Region's premier outdoor family-driven sports complexes, featuring a variety of fun activities including Mini-Golf, Go-Kart racing, Bumper Cars, Soft Ice Cream, and so much more for people of all ages!
NIGHTMARES at Liberty Ridge Farm
NIGHTMARES at Liberty Ridge Farm
Schaghticoke, NY
Nightmares at Liberty Ridge Farm. The Capital Region's #1 Haunt! Featuring 6 Terrifying Attractions. Liberty Ridge Farm...where NIGHTMARES come to life! (518) 664-1515 libertyridgefarmny.com @LRFnightmares
a little boy climbing, woman spotting him
Albany's Indoor Rockgym - Summer Climbing Clinics
Albany, NY
For a truly awesome summer adventure, consider Albany's Indoor Rockgym's Summer Climbing Clinics! The design and layout of the gym are based on decades of outdoor climbing experience, and offer summer climbing clinics for kids ages 10 or adults!
Liberty Ridge Farm
Liberty Ridge Farm
Schaghticoke, NY
Liberty Ridge Farm is the perfect destination for the fall season! There is something for everyone, including a corn maze, pumpkin patch, cider donuts, live entertainment, and more.
a blue and black butterfly
The Joseph L. Popp, Jr. Butterfly Conservatory
Oneonta, NY
Located about 80 miles west of Albany, the Joseph L. Popp, Jr. Butterfly Conservatory is an indoor garden that exhibits various tropical birds and reptiles year-round, as well as butterflies during the warmer months in spring, summer, and fall.
Albany JCC Summer Camps
Albany JCC Summer Camps
Albany, NY
Splash into a Summer of Fun! Albany JCC Camps are Open to All Kids, Ages 3-15; June 27-September 2. Teen Camp Special: $20 off each week up to $100! Call Drew Katz at 518-438-6651 x113 or email [email protected]
Woodland Hill Montessori School
Woodland Hill Montessori School
North Greenbush, NY
Woodland Hill Montessori School is a vibrant school well known for its unique and challenging educational program, warm stimulating environment, and joyful students who are active, independent learners.
Canvas, Corks & Forks - Troy
Canvas, Corks & Forks - Troy
Troy, NY
Canvas, Corks & Forks is voted the BEST Paint & Sip! FREE MAC N' CHEESE BAR!! Fun Music, Specialty Cocktails, Seasonal Sangrias, Wine Ice Cream, Craft Draft! Locations in both beautiful hip & artsy historic districts of Schenectady & Troy!
two girls working on a project with goggles on
SCAMP at the Doane Stuart School
Rensselaer, NY
The Doane Stuart School is known for having a traditional but flexible curriculum that allows students to follow their passions and know the joy of discovery. These same concepts are carried forth in their all-inclusive summer camp program, SCAMP.
entrance sign at Indian Ladder Farms
Indian Ladder Farms
Altamont, NY
Enjoy a day at Indian Ladder Farms! They offer seasonal PYO berries, apples, and pumpkins, and host special events, field trips, and programs. The farm is also available as a birthday party or wedding venue.
Camparama
Camparama
Schenectady, NY
Camparama is a fun and educational summer day camp hosted by Rollarama Skating Center! We are licensed by the NYS Health Department and we have lots of fun waiting for your camper!
Come Ski With Us!
Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 108 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
Lake George Kayak Company
Lake George Kayak Company
Bolton Landing, NY
Located in Bolton Landing, NY, the Lake George Kayak Company is your one stop shop for a fun and easy paddling trip. They operate a boathouse and paddleshop where you can rent or purchase a canoe, kayak, or Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP).
skiers at West Mountain
West Mountain Ski Area
Queensbury, NY
Go West this winter! Conveniently located just 3 miles off I-87's Exit 18, West Mountain Ski Area is NY State's premier destination for outdoor and family-friendly winter fun, including downhill skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing.
Bowman Orchards
Bowman Orchards
Rexford, NY
We invite you to enjoy nature's beauty on ninety-eight tree-filled acres. Over 46 varieties of apples being grown with new ones each year. Most are available for your family to enjoy picking. We also have strawberries, pumpkins, pears, peaches & more
paintings and banners hanging from the ceiling of a museum
The Discovery Center at Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Albany, NY
The Discovery Center at Albany Pine Bush Preserve is the gateway to the Pine Bush! Featuring various interactive exhibits, activities, classrooms, and more, this interpretive center introduces visitors to everything that makes the preserve distinct.
Tru-Escape Mystery & Escape Rooms
Tru-Escape Mystery & Escape Rooms
Schenectady, NY
Tru-Escape presents unique and interactive live action adventure games. You will have to work as a team to solve puzzles, riddles, find clues and complete tasks if you hope to solve the room.
Summer Academy for Youth at The College of Saint Rose
Summer Academy for Youth at The College of Saint Rose
Yes it's true! Your student will have the most fantastic summer ever at The Summer Academy for Youth. Make The College of Saint Rose your place to be this summer!
man reaching up on rock climbing wall
Albany's Indoor Rockgym
Albany, NY
Albany's Indoor Rockgym is one of the premier rock climbing gyms in the Capital Region, featuring a variety of climbing walls and structures, an indoor caving system with a half mile of tunnels, and a 60-foot zipline!
pine barrens landscape
Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Albany, NY
The Albany Pine Bush Preserve nestled between Albany and Schenectady is one of just 20 inland pine barren environments in the world! It consists of over 3,000 acres of land, nearly 20 miles of multi-use trails, and is home to many plants and animals.
Albany Rowing Center
Albany Rowing Center
Junior Rowing Summer Camp Program offers instruction in rowing to boys and girls who have finished 7th grade.
a red race car driving by stands
Lebanon Valley Speedway
West Lebanon, NY
Nicknamed the Valley of Speed, Lebanon Valley Speedway is a high-banked clay oval racetrack located just 22 miles southeast of Albany, NY. Each year, they feature some of the most thrilling dirt track racing the region has to offer!
View of the winery as your walking in!
The Saratoga Winery & Tasting Room
Saratoga Springs, NY
Sit back, relax and experience handcrafted wine just 4 miles from downtown Saratoga! Live Music and Wood Fired Pizza every weekend. We are the only place to try Saratoga's best Wine, Beer & Spirits!
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Troy, NY
The Arts Center of the Capital Region engages people in the creative experience. We are the region's preeminent proponent of the arts & creative education, expression, and appreciation, serving people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds.
miSci (Museum of Innovation and Science)
miSci (Museum of Innovation and Science)
Schenectady, NY
A not-for-profit institution, miSci (museum of innovation and science, formerly the Schenectady Museum) explores science and technology - including a planetarium, demos and hands-on activities for adults and children.
Heated Competition at the RPI Engineers' Ice Hockey Arena
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Athletics
Troy, NY
The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Athletics program in Troy, NY is a cornerstone of campus life and the student experience. Featuring 23 men's and women's intercollegiate varsity teams, the RPI Engineers compete in 24 sports.
Language Learning Institute, LLC
Language Learning Institute, LLC
Latham, NY
The Language Learning Institute is a language school offering programs for children and adults in French, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Business English and more. We serve the residents and businesses of NY’s Capital Region and beyond!
a group of riders holding their hands up at the top of the Comet roller coaster
The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
Queensbury, NY
Located less than 6 miles away from Lake George, NY, The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom is the region's premier theme park featuring over 135 rides and attractions, including thrill rides, family rides, and a full outdoor water park.
Your children will have a blast learning about Russian culture.
New Russia Cultural Center
Rensselaer, NY
We invite your child to join us for a summer filled with fun activities in Russian. Whether your child is shy, outgoing, or somewhere in-between, the New Russia Cultural Center's innovative summer program helps each child enjoy language learning.
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
Hillsdale, NY
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park is the Northeast's largest and most complete self-guided aerial adventure park with 12 tree-top courses including 3 zip line courses. The park caters to all ability levels for ages 7-adult. Only 1 hour from Albany.
JMU 4 Kids Summer Camp!
JMU 4 Kids
JMU 4 Kids offers a variety of summer camps throughout the capital region. Our goal is to provide a safe, secure, fun and enriching experience for the kids and a convenient, affordable and reassuring option for their parents.
Funplex Funpark
Funplex Funpark
East Greenbush, NY
Funplex Funpark offers something fun for everyone! Your family will have a blast playing miniature golf, riding go-karts, climbing the rock wall and much more! No need to spend hours in the car - Funplex offers so much fun, so close to home!
Rollarama Skating Center
Rollarama Skating Center
Schenectady, NY
Rollarama offers indoor roller skating,inline, quad and speed rentals, game room, redemption counter, full concession area, Birthday parties, private parties, fundraising opportunities,learn to skate classes for kids and adults and more!
Children's Museum of Science & Technology
Children's Museum of Science & Technology
Troy, NY
Children's Museum of Science & Technology (CMOST) inspires young minds to engage in a lifelong exploration of science and technology, instilling a sense of wonder and discovery.
santa claus sitting with two children on his lap
Christmas Land LLC
Altamont, NY
Ready to get in the holiday spirit? Gather up the family and head over to Christmas Land LLC - the Capital Region's premier hotspot for old-fashioned holiday season activities, including pictures with Santa, crafts, sleigh rides, treats, and more!
Nine Pin Ciderworks LLC
Nine Pin Ciderworks LLC
Albany, NY
Nine Pin Ciderworks uses farm-fresh ingredients to create crisp, refreshing hard ciders in a variety of flavors. As New York's first farm cidery, we source all of our apples from orchards in the Capital Region and Hudson Valley.
CV Golf Logo
CV Golf
Middle Grove, NY
CV Golf offers training, club fitting/repair, and golf services year round! Need instruction choose from range, course, or studio. We do "House Calls" to bring instruction to you.
Excel Aquatics
Excel Aquatics
Latham, NY
Here at Excel Aquatics, we believe that swimming lessons are an essential activity for all children. Your child deserves to learn basic water safety skills the right way, and have a fantastic experience that teaches them to love the water.
Morelli Art Museum & Design Studio
Amsterdam, NY
A major fine arts museum featuring national monuments, state wide art education programs, artist's presentations at universities & corporations, free seminars on American mass media, and accommodations for public & private meetings and celebrations.
Sand Lake Center for the Arts
Sand Lake Center for the Arts
Averill Park, NY
The Center is a renovated Church built in 1835, still with its original stained-glass windows. It hosts several activities such as theatre productions, art exhibits, children's activities, concerts, and more. Also has available rent space.
Kids jumping on an inflated sticky Velcro wall while their dad looks on
Jumping Bean Party Rental -- Bounce Houses, Waterslides, Food Machines, Tents, Tables & More
Wilton, NY
We are the best family-owned, full-service party rental company serving Albany, Saratoga, Lake George & surrounding areas. Our inventory includes bouncy houses, water slides, inflatable obstacle courses, food machines, tables, chairs, tents and more!
Win Prizes
Zero Gravity Laser Tag
Albany, NY
Zero Gravity is the number one laser tag and arcade in the region, compete with up to 30 players in our 5,000 SW Ft. Multi-Level arena and wall to wall arcade!
The National Museum of Dance
The National Museum of Dance
Saratoga Springs, NY
Weddings at the National Museum of Dance are classy, elegant, and unique. We will do everything to make your special day memorable for you and all of your guests.
Our Tasting Room is located right across the street from Shepard Park, at the corner of Amherst
Adirondack Winery
Lake George, NY
The premier winery of the Adirondacks! Visit us in the heart of Lake George for great wines & memorable times! Sample hand-crafted, award-winning wines & keep your souvenir glass. Open year-round with special winery events held throughout the year.
Water Slide World Lake George
Water Slide World Lake George
Lake George, NY
Water Slide World is a tropical paradise located in Lake George with over 35 slides, attractions and services. Watch your cares disappear at this family-owned, family-friendly park.
Albany Distilling Company
Albany, NY
Albany Distilling Company is Albany's first distillery since prohibition. Hand-crafted spirits are produced one small batch at a time, and bottles are available for purchase throughout the Capital Region.
Sand Flats Orchard
Fonda, NY
Sand Flats Orchard offers U-pick and picked apples, cider, mums, pumpkins, squash, cider doughnuts, pies, fudge, and more. Take a tractor ride, go through a corn maze, meet farm animals, and more.
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards
Clifton Park, NY
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards is an apple orchard and country store offering u-pick apples, fresh produce, baked goods, gift baskets, and during the summer, incredible ice cream at Rainbow Delights! Create lifelong memories at this local family farm.
World War II Memorial
Albany, NY
The World War II Memorial is located next to the New York State Museum and honors those who served our country during World War II. Curved granite copings encircle the right half of a pool and are inscribed with dates, places and battles.
Brown's Brewing Co.
Troy, NY
Throughout the year, Brown's Brewing Co. brews more than 40 different styles of ales, and has ten or more on tap at any given time. Stop in to the Troy Taproom to sample some for yourself and enjoy their food menu!
Siena Saints
Loudonville, NY
Siena College has 18 men's and women's athletic teams that compete in the NCAA's Division I. One of the most popular sports to watch is men's basketball, which plays its home games at the Times Union Center in Albany.
Schuyler Farms
Schuylerville, NY
Bring the whole family to enjoy the haunted corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch, interactive station where you can pan for fossils and gemstones, farm animals, Zip Lines, our own cider donuts and other delicious treats at Schuyler Farms.
The New York State Purple Heart Memorial
Albany, NY
The New York State Purple Heart Memorial, located on Madison Avenue, honors New Yorkers who have been awarded the Purple Heart, the oldest military decoration in the world currently in use.
Albany Institute of History & Art
Albany, NY
Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is New York's oldest museum. It is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art and culture of Albany and the upper Hudson Valley region.
Cohoes Music Hall
Cohoes, NY
Cohoes Music Hall, on the National Register of Historic Places, is a unique venue to see shows, movies, and more.
New York State Parole Officers Memorial
Albany, NY
The New York State Parole Officers Memorial sits behind the Legislative Office Building in the Empire State Plaza. This memorial honors parole officers of New York State who were killed in the line of duty.
Capital Off Track Betting
Albany, NY
Place a wager, watch the race and win money at Capital Off Track Betting in Albany NY!
The Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center
Albany, NY
The Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center is a state-of-the art multi-purpose recreation facility owned by the Colonie Youth Center, an independent not-for-profit organization.
JHA Riding Academy
Slingerlands, NY
JHA Riding Academy in Slingerlands is a family owned stable that focuses on providing an enjoyable environment for both the horse and the rider.
The Boat House
Schenectady, NY
The Boat House, located in Schenectady, sells canoes, kayaks, rowing shells, and related accessories. Kayak and canoe rentals are available from May through October, call for rates and availability.
Albany Knickerbockers Rugby Club
Albany, NY
The Albany Knickerbockers field three men's sides, as well as a Division I women's team called the Sirens. Teams are based out of Dick Green Field in Albany.
Capoccia Vineyard and Winery
Niskayuna, NY
At Capoccia Vineyards & Winery, Schenectady's first winery, we pride ourselves in making sure every bottle of wine we produce is of the highest possible quality. To ensure this, we use 100% New York State grapes.
Pick-a-Pumpkin Pumpkin Patch
Esperance, NY
Enjoy a four-story treehouse, petting zoo, hayrides, fresh cider donuts, pumpkins, and other fall family fun at Pick-a-Pumpkin Pumpkin Patch!
New York State Korean War Veterans Memorial
The New York State Korean War Veterans Memorial is located in the Empire State Plaza's Memorial Park along Madison Avenue. The memorial honors the 482,000 New Yorkers who served our nation during the Korean War.
State of New York Police Officers Memorial
Albany, NY
The State of New York Police Officers Memorial honors the state's police officers, and serves as a site of solitude and reflection for those who visit.
Krumkill Stables
Albany, NY
Krumkill Stables in offers horseback riding lessons, camps and more in the Capital Region!
Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park
Queensbury, NY
Enjoy wet and wild fun year-round at Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park! Get ready for breathtaking waterslides, surfing, lazy inner tube floats, & fun pool activities for the tots...Spacious Adirondack lodge suites for up to 12 guests!
Indian Pipes Chartered Cruises
Bolton Landing, NY
Indian Pipes offers personalized tours and specialty events aboard its 36-foot luxury yacht. Cruises are available May - October, and there is an 18 passenger maximum.
10th Ward War Memorial
Albany, NY
The 10th Ward War Memorial is located in the center of Townsend Park in a round flowerbed with a large boulder and a cast bronze plaque.
Kayak Shak
Saratoga Springs, NY
You don't have to go far to find paradise! We've got kayaks and paddleboards for you to explore this beautiful region by boat. We also offer Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga! This is the perfect place to bring the family, or to get away from them! ;)
Times Union Center
Albany, NY
A multi-purpose facility with an adaptable seating capacity of 6,000 to 17,500. The Arena host a variety of events including concerts, family shows, sporting contest and trade shows.
New York State Vietnam Memorial
Albany, NY
The New York State Vietnam Memorial commemorates the military service of NYS residents who served our country between 1961 and 1975 in Southeast Asia. The memorial was the first such state effort in the nation, dedicated in 1984.
The New York State Missing Persons Remembrance
Albany, NY
The New York State Missing Persons Remembrance is dedicated to the men, women and children of NYS who have been reported missing. The Remembrance stands on a hill on the southeast corner of Madison Avenue and Swan Street in Albany, NY.
Olympic Lanes
Albany, NY
Olympic Lanes is family-owned and operated bowling center located in Menands, NY. It is a USBC-certified center with 50 lanes, a full bar and a snack bar. Situated just off of I-787 and NY-378, we are just minutes from anywhere in the Capital Region.
The Glimmerglass Festival
Cooperstown, NY
The Glimmerglass Festival presents new and innovative productions of opera and musical theater every summer in Cooperstown, New York.
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
Cohoes, NY
The Erie Canalway stretches 524 miles across New York State, and played an extremely important role in the state's transportation history. Today, you can still see working portions of the canalway, and can explore the surrounding towns.
Zoom Flume Water Park
East Durham, NY
Located in the Catskills, just one hour from Albany, Zoom Flume Water Park is a large, family-friendly park with a new 700 ft. long Gravity Gorge zip line attraction.
New York State Crime Victims Memorial
Albany, NY
The New York State Crime Victims Memorial is located on the north side of the Empire State Plaza. Dedicated in 1996, it is a limestone and calcite boulder that commemorates fallen and surviving victims of crime and their families.
Hicks Orchard
Granville, NY
Hicks Orchard is the oldest U-pick orchard in New York State, having been established in 1905. In addition to apples, Hicks also offers cherries and blueberries. The property features an apple barn, a farm winery, a corn maze, and other activities.
Lake George Shoreline Cruise
Lake George, NY
Come enjoy a memorable cruise surrounded by the spectacular Adirondacks and the sparkling blue waters just off our shores. Whether aboard the beautiful Horicon or the new Adirondac, you will experience Lake George as it was meant to be seen!
Capital Repertory Theatre
Albany, NY
Capital Repertory Theatre (theREP) is Albany's first and only professional resident theatre. With a wide variety of well-known and world premiere musicals and plays, it's safe to say what you experience at theREP cannot be duplicated anywhere else!
Upstate Kayak Rentals
Upstate Kayak Rentals is a traveling kayak rental business that services Upstate New York's Capital Region. Hourly rentals are also available at the Waterford Boat Launch. Explore the beautiful waterways the area has to offer!
Peaceful Acres Horses, Inc.
Pattersonville, NY
Giving retired and rescued horses a sanctuary for retirement, rehabilitation, and rehoming in Schenectady NY. Also a field trip destination allowing schools, veterans, seniors and youth groups the chance to spend time with the rescues in nature.
Ghosts of Albany
Albany, NY
Visit one of America's most haunted locations, Albany, New York, and see if you'll get scared with stories of ghosts, haunted places, mysterious sightings, and more.
Huck Finn's Playland
Albany, NY
Did you grow up with fond childhood memories of Hoffman's Playland? Huck Finn's Playland is carrying on the tradition of this beloved Albany amusement park in a new location with the same child-friendly rides you loved!
Children's Memorial
Albany, NY
The Children's Memorial is located in a park on the southwest side of the Empire State Plaza and was installed in 1999 to raise awareness for child abuse and neglect. The memorial honors the children of New York State who have died due to this abuse.
New York State Capitol
Albany, NY
The New York State Capitol is part of the Empire State Plaza complex in Capitol Park and offers tours, including haunting tours in the fall.
Camp Onaway
Loudonville, NY
Sorelle Gallery
Albany, NY
Sorelle Gallery is a full service Fine Art Gallery and Art Consulting firm located in Stuyvesant Plaza in Albany NY. Carrying a wide variety of traditional and contemporary art, there is something for everyone!
Buhrmaster Farms
Scotia, NY
Family owned and operated since 1946, Buhrmaster Farms has never failed to produce the most delicious fruits and vegetables along with the area’s most beautiful selection of flowers.
Sunset Lanes
Albany, NY
Sunset Lanes offers a state-of-the-art 32 lane bowling center in Albany, New York. We have been offering quality bowling and family fun since 1940. Whether you are a professional bowler or a first time roller, we've got you covered!
New Horizon Stables
Schenectady, NY
New Horizon Stables specializes in hunter/jumper and equitation riding. Our instructors work with students in an encouraging environment and assess each rider to provide individualized instruction right in Colonie NY.
Kettle Farms
Hoosick Falls, NY
Enjoy family fun this fall at Kettle Farms. Attractions include a corn maze, corn cannon, and corn kernels.
Certified Framing & Gallery
Loudonville, NY
The quality of a Manhattan framing gallery right here in the Capital Region! With outstanding qualifications and extensive experience, Certified Framing & Gallery makes customer satisfaction their first priority. Stop in and see for yourself!
Wolf Hollow Brewing Co.
Glenville, NY
Wolf Hollow Brewing Company is a community-focused microbrewery that seeks to provide locals, friends, and neighbors with a high-quality beer to call their own. Looking for special benefits? Become a member of the "Wolf Pack."
USS Slater/Destroyer Escort Historical Museum
Albany, NY
The USS SLATER is the only restored World War II destroyer escort afloat in the U.S. A 1940's time capsule, the fully-guided tour emphasizes the technology, lifestyle and conditions her sailors endured. Open April-November, Wednesday-Sunday, 10-4.
Lake George Steamboat Co., Inc.
Lake George, NY
Lake George Steamboat Company offers daily cruises, sightseeing trips, and specialty tours aboard its three large ships. Have a wedding or other event coming up? Lake George Steamboat will gladly host it for you!
Academy Park Fountain
Albany, NY
The Academy Park Fountain is located in Academy Park in the City Hall area of Albany, NY. This hand-carved, cream colored stone fountain was created in 1988 and was installed in the park with funds provided by the Albany Beautification Committee.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
Albany, NY
Dedicated in 2000, this glass sculpture in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - entitled "Seeds of Enlightenment" - was commissioned by Corning Incorporated as a gift to the people of NYS. It is located in Empire State Plaza's North Concourse.
The New York State Emergency Medical Services Memorial
Albany, NY
The New York State Emergency Medical Services Memorial is located at the north end of the Empire State Plaza. It honors those from the NYS EMS who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.
The New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Albany, NY
The New York State Firefighters Memorial stands on the northeast side of the Empire State Plaza in Albany, NY. It honors the men and women of the fire service who perished in the line of duty in New York State.
Stratton Mountain Resort
Windham County, VT
Go skiing, snowboarding or enjoy other winter fun at Stratton Mountain. Located in Bondville, VT, about 2 hours northeast of Albany, Stratton is known for its highest peak in Southern Vermont and world-class terrain park.
Key 2 Joy, Hypnosis & Yoga
Colonie, NY
Key 2 Joy is a Wellness Community Center offering Hypnosis for Weight Loss, Stop Smoking & Stress; Hatha, Chair, Gentle, Restorative, and Yin Yoga; Meditation; Sound Healing; and Reiki.
Altamont Fair - The Capital Region's Hometown Fair
Albany, NY
Head to the annual Altamont Fair for new and old traditions and an array of shows and attractions! There will be live music every day, concessions, vendors, and also a wide variety of exciting fair rides for all ages.
Terrace Mountain Orchard LLC
Schoharie, NY
Terrace Mountain Orchard features a 50-acre apple orchard for you to explore, plus a fully stocked Apple Barn and free wagon rides.
Colonie Youth Center, Inc.
Albany, NY
Meeting the needs of Colonie and the greater Capital Region
UAlbany Great Danes
Albany, NY
UAlbany's Division I athletics program is made up of 16 men's and women's teams. Watch the Great Danes compete at a variety of locations, including football at Casey Stadium and basketball at SEFCU Arena.
General Philip Henry Sheridan Memorial
Albany, NY
General Philip Henry Sheridan was one of the most celebrated heroes of the Civil War, best remembered for his 20 mile gallop to rally his retreating troop to victory at Cedar Creek, VA.
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort
Hancock, MA
Just over the border into Massachusetts lies Jiminy Peak, offering several advanced and expert trails, as well as private and group ski lessons for beginners.
Flight Trampoline Park
Albany, NY
Flight is the premier trampoline park in Albany area! We are fun for all ages and are open year round.
Battenkill Valley Outdoors
Cambridge, NY
Paddle the beautiful Battenkill near Saratoga! Battenkill Valley Outdoors rents canoes, kayaks, rafts, and tubes (with paddles, flotation devices, and shuttle service included), and offers customized instruction and trips.
Pumpkin Pete's Family Fun Farm
Schoharie, NY
Choose a pumpkin and enjoy other family-friendly fall fun at Pumpkin Pete's in Schoharie!
Bellinger's Orchard
Fultonville, NY
Choose from more than a dozen varieties of apples and plenty of other fruits & vegetables at Bellinger's Orchard. While you're there, enjoy a hayride, and a corn maze!
Morningside Gallery
Latham, NY
Morningside Gallery offers a broad range of original works by a wide range of artists employing both traditional and modern techniques. Additionally, Morningside offers 43 years of custom framing experience ranging from mirrors to shadow boxes.
Altamont Orchards, Inc.
Altamont, NY
A family operated U-pick farm for over 40 years in the Capital Region. They also have a farm market with cider doughnuts, pies, breads, pastries, plants, and in season produce.
Schenectady County Historical Society
Schenectady, NY
The Schenectady County Historical Society brings history to life at the Mabee Farm Historic Site, the Grems-Doolittle Library, and the Schenectady History Museum. The organization creates interactive exhibits, and hosts workshops and other events.
Del Lanes Inc.
Delmar, NY
Del Lanes, located just outside of Albany in Delmar NY is home to bowling lanes, pool tables and more. Drop in for a quick game, try Rock N Bowl Midnight Bowling, or host a birthday party!
World War I Monument
Albany, NY
The World War I Monument is located in Memorial Grove and consists of a female figure with palm and sword, backed by a pylon. Also known as the "Mother's War Memorial," this monument was sculpted by Attilio Picirilli.
Double M Haunted Hayrides
Ballston Spa, NY
Double M Haunted Hayrides, close to Saratoga in Ballston Spa, involves a haunted hayride, the walking undead, a zombie-infested prison, and more frightening attractions for the price of one.
Samascott Orchards & Garden Market
Kinderhook, NY
Pick-Your-Own Produce! Drive right into Samascott Orchards to find Pumpkins, Apples, Grapes, Peppers, Greens, Berries, Squash, Tomatoes & More (seasonally). Come grab a harvest map - find what's open for picking, prices, rules & where to find what!
Park Playhouse, Inc.
Since 1989, Park Playhouse has provided free summer theatre and youth arts education to Albany and our surrounding communities. With an average attendance of nearly 50,000, Park Playhouse is one of the Capital City's most popular summer attractions.
Emma Willard School
Troy, NY
Emma Willard School is a dynamic and joyous place. Unabashedly the finest girl's school in the world, its faculty embrace learning. The life of the mind is alive and well here. We offer education for grades 9 - 12 and summer programs for many ages.
New York State Women Veterans Memorial
Albany, NY
The New York State Women Veterans Memorial honors women in the military over the past 200 years. Dedicated in 1998, it serves as an educational item to inform the public of the role women have played in the armed forces.
Tri-City ValleyCats
Troy, NY
The Tri-City ValleyCats, class-A affiliate of the Houston Astros and a member of the New York-Penn League, brought affiliated baseball back to the Capital Region. In 2010, the ValleyCats were champions for the first time in their 9 year existence.
North Albany World War II Monument
North Albany, NY
The North Albany World War II Monument is a granite memorial located in the front of School 20 on North Pearl Street in North Albany. The monument commemorates those served our nation in World War II.
Eastern Mountain Sports
Albany, NY
Try before you buy at EMS! The sporting goods store sells kayaks, paddles, stand-up paddleboards, and related accessories, but also rents kayaks for you to try out.
Albany Dutchmen
Albany, NY
Experience family fun at Albany Dutchmen baseball games! The team is part of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League and plays its home games at the Christian Plumeri Sports Complex in Albany. The season runs from early June through early August.
Latham Bowl
Latham, NY
Enjoy bowling, games, food and fun at Latham Bowl, just outside of Albany.
George Washington After Houdon
Albany, NY
The life-size bronze cast of George Washington in Albany's Empire State Plaza was unveiled in West Capitol Park in 1932. This memorial is a reproduction of the famous marble original by French master artist, Jean-Antoine Houdon.
Union College Dutchmen
Schenectady, NY
Union College's Dutchmen compete in more than two dozen sports throughout the year. One of the most popular to watch is men's ice hockey, as the team was named NCAA Division I Champions in a recent season.
CH Evans Brewing Company
Albany, NY
With up to 12 in-house brews to choose from (including cask ale), CH Evans Brewing Company at the Pump Station is sure to have something for every beer lover. We enjoy creating a warm and friendly atmosphere and want to make your visit a memorable on
Golden Cue Billiard Lounge
Albany, NY
Golden Cue Billiard Lounge is one of the Capital Region's most popular pool halls.
Goold Orchards, Inc.
Castleton, NY
Goold Orchards features U-pick apples and pumpkins, a farm store with freshly baked treats, and they offer school tours.
Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region at The Stephen & Harriet Myers Residence
Albany, NY
Underground Railroad History Project researches and preserves the local and national history of the underground railroad movement and its international connections, engaging in dialogue about the relevance of this movement to modern society.
Proctors
Schenectady, NY
What began as a Vaudeville theatre in the early 20th century is now the Capital Region's destination for major Broadway shows, cutting-edge film festivals, exciting special events, and everything in between.
Field of Horrors
Troy, NY
Field of Horrors has a number of spooky attractions all for one price ranging from the Trail of Terror Hayride to the catacombs of the Death Trap to the confusion of Insanity and more.
Druthers Brewing Company
Albany, NY
Druthers Brewing Company has an extensive list of craft beers to choose from, plus a lengthy menu of American-style fare, including pizzas, mac 'n cheese, and burgers.
Captain JP Cruise Line
Troy, NY
The Captain J.P. II is available for weekly and specialty cruises, plus chartered trips. The four deck cruise ship can accommodate 600 passengers and is perfect for any occasion.