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.
Albany's Indoor Rockgym - Summer Climbing Clinics
*2020 Summer clinics cancelled due to Covid-19.* For a truly awesome summer adventure, consider Albany's Indoor Rockgym's Summer Climbing Clinics! Available for kids ages 10 or adults!
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!
Axe throwing is a fast-growing, thrilling sport that you can experience for yourself at Generation Axe in Colonie. Channel your inner competitor, face off against your friends, and master the art of throwing an axe at a target.
Berkshire East Mountain Resort
Berkshire East Mountain Resort has it all, all year long. They offer skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing in the winter, while summer adventures bring mountain biking, ziplining, whitewater rafting, and more. Experience the ultimate family resort!
Apex Entertainment Albany
Apex Entertainment in Crossgates Mall is the place to go for fun for all ages. You can look forward to hologate, candlepin, sports simulators, escape rooms, bumper cars, an arcade, bowling, laser tag, and a restaurant with prime American cuisine.
Dutch Apple Cruises & Tours
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!
JMU 4 Kids
JMU 4 Kids offers a variety of summer camps in Albany, NY, and the Capital Region. Our goal is to provide a safe, secure, fun, and enriching experience for kids and a convenient, affordable, and reassuring option for their parents.
Located off I-87, between Lake George and Saratoga Springs. West Mountain offers learn-to-lessons, alpine racing, night skiing and snow tubing in the winter and tree top aerial adventures and mountain biking from spring into fall.
Rocking Horse Ranch
Rocking Horse Ranch is America's favorite family resort. Their all-inclusive packages feature accommodations, activities, entertainment and meals. Start planning your next family adventure now!
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.
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.
Colonie Center is a 1.3-million square foot regional shopping center with over 100 specialty stores. You can expect everything from major retail stores like Boscov's and Macy's to top notch restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory and P.F. Chang's.
Robert C. Parker School - Planet Parker
Planet Parker summer programs comprise one-week camps in a range of themes available to kids ages 4 to 14. These summer camps utilize the school's creative, skilled teachers and education partners to provide exciting and educational programs.
The Linda WAMC's Performing Arts Studio
The Linda is one of Albany's prime entertainment venues that always strives to advance the arts and support the local community. Programming includes music, theater, film, workshops, debates, community events, kids entertainment, and more.
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!
The Fun Spot
Come to The Fun Spot for exceptional family entertainment! This Queensbury attraction is currently open for mini golf as New York State continues to reopen. They are also hosting their Camp Fun Spot summer camp program for kids.
Santa's Magical Express
This holiday season, join Santa, Mrs. Claus, and their elves on a quest to save Christmas! Santa's Magical Express in Rensselaer, NY, is a holiday show, bus ride, and theatrical experience that's perfect for children ages 4 and up.
Canvas, Corks & Forks - Schenectady
Canvas, Corks & Forks is voted the BEST Paint & Sip! FREE MAC N' CHEESE BAR! Fun Music, Specialty Cocktails, Seasonal Sangrias, Tipsy Scoop, Craft Draft Beers & more! Locations in the beautiful hip & artsy historic districts of Schenectady & Troy!
Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio
Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio offers a variety of services, classes, and entertainment for all ages and abilities. This interactive and educational art studio is a space to learn, create, relax, experiment, and above all, have fun.
Honest Weight Food Co-op
Located in Albany, NY, the Honest Weight Food Co-op is a public grocery store committed to responsibly bringing our community the best products and the healthiest foods.
Playhouse Stage Company
The Playhouse Stage Co. provides professional plays and musicals to the public, and arts education programs to young people in the Capital Region. With free and affordable admission to productions, they make theater an accessible art form for all.
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.
Mighty Kicks Capital Region
Mighty Kicks Capital Region is the premier introductory soccer program for children, and their goal is to help kids develop through soccer while leaving a lasting impression. This program is perfect for kids in the Albany, NY area.
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Red Hook, NY
The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in Red Hook, NY is a flying aviation museum featuring one of the largest collections of early aeroplanes in the world. Note that we are following NYS guidelines and will be open when it is safe. Stay safe, see you then.
Albany Rowing Center
The youth summer rowing camp program offers instruction in rowing to students entering 6th to 12th grade (ages 11 to 18). For athletes looking for something new, this coed camp is a great way to find out if rowing might be a good fit.
McCauley Mountain Ski Area
Old Forge, NY
McCauley Mt. is BIG skiing in a small package. Challenge enough to spawn two Olympic skiers, yet friendly enough to be "New York's Best Family Mountain." Featuring easier trails from the summit, as well as steep bumps to feed skiers and snowboarders.
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 110 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
The Music Studio
The Capital Region's most celebrated music school offers comprehensive music education to students ages 4 and up and short-term classes for children as young as age 2. We also offer classes for adults and for students with special needs.
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!
Children's Museum of Science & Technology
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.
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
The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA, is a museum of art, history, and natural science that offers a wide variety of exhibitions, attractions, and activities for visitors of all ages.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Athletics
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.
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain features a wide range of well-designed trails for both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the historic North Creek Ski Bowl. Trails range in difficulty from beginner and family-friendly to expert level!
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!
Rollarama Skating Center
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!
The Saratoga Winery & Tasting Room
Saratoga Springs, NY
Sit back, relax, and taste handcrafted wine just 4 miles from downtown Saratoga! The Saratoga Winery & Tasting Room is the only place to try Saratoga's best wine, beer, and spirits. We offer live music, wood-fired pizza, special events, and more.
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
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.
Albany Pine Bush Preserve
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.
The Discovery Center at Albany Pine Bush Preserve
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.
Christmas Land LLC
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!
If you're looking for good beer and conversation in the Capital Region, then take a trip to Unified Beerworks in Malta, NY. This local craft brewery and taproom is the perfect place to try new craft beers with others.
Far Shot Axe Throwing
Have a unique experience and the time of your life at Far Shot Axe Throwing! Far Shot has the edge on hosting sharp parties - have a go at axe throwing, knife throwing, or archery.
Ledge Rock Hill Winery & Vineyard
Ledge Rock Hill Winery & Vineyard is an authentic Adirondack winery producing premium handcrafted award-winning wines for every taste. Visit their tasting room for a one-of-kind wine tasting experience amongst picturesque towering pines & birches!
Field of Horrors
Enjoy several haunted attractions at Field of Horrors! If you dare to be scared - and have fun at the same time - you'll love the Trail of Terror Hayride, the Death Trap, and the other spooky happenings that will leave you shaking for more.
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
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.
Lapland Lake Cross-Country Ski Center
Lapland Lake in the southern Adirondacks has been offering a unique winter experience to individuals, couples, and families for over 35 years with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, lessons, equipment sales and rentals, and more.
Nine Pin Ciderworks LLC
Nine Pin is New York's first farm cidery and our mission is simple: we support New York agriculture by producing quality craft ciders using 100% local New York apples and fruit. Our apples are sourced from Capital Region and Hudson valley Orchards
The City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
The City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs plans, produces, and co-sponsors a variety of festivals, fairs, and concerts in Albany, NY. From Albany Tulip Fest to Alive at Five, these events promote local art, entertainment, and culture.
The Theater Barn
New Lebanon, NY
Enjoy an intimate theater experience at The Theater Barn in New Lebanon -- performing an eclectic mix of popular plays, melodious musicals & other outstanding productions!
Painting with a Twist
Painting with a Twist in Latham, NY is a fun paint & sip studio where you can connect with friends over a glass of wine, your favorite snacks, and a night of laughs. No creative or artistic skills are needed, so come and paint your masterpiece!
APA of Greater Albany/Saratoga
The American Poolplayers Association of Greater Albany/Saratoga is the largest pool league in the Capital Region, serving over 500 members, and nearly 80 teams. This dynamic group has been connecting players for over 20 years of pool league fun!
Jumping Bean Party Rental -- Bounce Houses, Waterslides, Food Machines, Tents, Tables & More
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!
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.
Bidwell House Museum
The Bidwell House Museum is an authentically restored historic home, filled with antiques and surrounded by 192 acres of gorgeous grounds and hiking trails. Come learn about the early settlement of the Berkshires!
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.
Pine Ridge Dude Ranch
Located just 90 minutes south of Albany, Pine Ridge Dude Ranch is an all-inclusive dude ranch resort and family vacation destination. Open year round, they offer activities for everyone, such as horseback riding, archery, snow tubing, and more.
Camp Little Notch
Fort Ann, NY
Situated on 443 acres of pristine wilderness, including an 80-acre private lake, Camp Little Notch is an Adirondack summer camp and outdoor center offering 4 weeks of programs for girls and a 1-week program for boys.
Burden Lake Country Club
Averill Park, NY
Beautiful Burden Lake Country Club in Averill Park offers family, individual, junior and senior memberships as well as daily rates. Club restaurant offers relaxation, great food, and can accommodate all of your entertainment needs!
Bromley Mountain Ski Resort
Ski Bromley, VT, New England's Best Family Resort! Bromley offers top skiing and snowboarding for a memorable ski vacation at great value and features award-winning kid's programs, diverse terrain & friendly staff.
Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
The Five Rivers Environmental Education Center is a living museum comprised of over 450 acres of fields, forests and wetlands. The visitor center features interactive displays and exhibits. Enjoy hiking, birding, snowshoeing, and more activities.
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
At Hildene, the home of Robert Todd Lincoln, guests can tour the historic mansion and gardens, see one of Abraham Lincoln's hats, step inside a 1903 luxury Pullman railroad car, visit a working goat farm, and hike trails on the extensive grounds.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
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.
Peaceful Acres Horses, Inc.
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.
Academy Park Fountain
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.
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.
Samascott Orchards & Garden Market
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!
Drama Kids of the Capital Region, NY
Drama Kids of the Capital Region, NY offers a variety of classes and summer camps that are unique, fun, imaginative, and designed to teach kids important skills, such as public speaking, acting, creative thinking, and others.
Albany Knickerbockers Rugby Club
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.
Union College Dutchmen
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.
Slightly farther away from the Capital Region lies Hunter Mountain, with 320 acres of trails and a variety of terrain to challenge all levels. This big mountain offers all the normal ski resort amenities, including lessons, rentals, and more.
Hicks Orchard is the oldest U-pick orchard in New York State, having been established in 1905. In addition to apples and pumpkins, Hicks also offers cherries and blueberries. The property features an apple barn, a farm winery, corn maze, and more.
Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival
The 2020 Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival will be held on January 16-18 and highlight local restaurants, chefs, and their innovative cuisine. Attend the festival and enjoy tastings, seminars, competitions, and more.
UAlbany School of Education
Summer 2020 Camps for K-12 Students RemoteED and the Capital District Writing Project (CDWP) will offer online camps and workshops this summer; Virtual STEM 1-8 and workshops for writers K-12
New York State Parole Officers Memorial
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.
Lark Street Business Improvement District
The Lark Street BID is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization cultivates the creative energy and edge that makes Lark Street a top spot for entertainment and merchants. They host ribbon cuttings, annual events and festivals, and more!
Altamont Fair - The Capital Region's Hometown Fair
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.
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!
New York State Vietnam Memorial
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.
Language Learning Institute, LLC
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!
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.
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!
Jennings Landing at the Albany Corning Preserve features a bike trail, a boat launch, and a 1,000-seat amphitheatre. The bike trail connects walkers, runners, and cyclists to the Mohawk-Hudson Bike Trail.
Lake George Steamboat Company
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!
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!
Wolf Hollow Brewing Co.
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."
Del Lanes Inc.
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!
New York State Women Veterans Memorial
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.
Featuring over 20 trails, Ski Blandford in Blandford, MA, is the perfect place to go skiing and snowboarding. The ski resort also offers lessons, racing programs, and much more.
Emma Willard School
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.
The Crossings of Colonie
The Crossings of Colonie features 6.5 miles of multi-use trails for walking, running, and biking; several facilities that can be rented for events; and a barrier-free playground.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Travel to southern Vermont and enjoy excellent skiing on Okemo. This ski mountain resort offers 20 lifts, 632 acres of winter wonderland, and 121 trails, from beginner to expert level.
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.
New Horizon Stables
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.
Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail
The Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail covers 9 miles from Albany to Voorheesville and follows the path of the former Delaware & Hudson railroad tracks. There are several access points and parking areas along the way.
Albany Distilling Company
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.
Windham Mountain Resort
Head south of Albany to Windham Mountain, offering a large variety of trails from easier ones to challenge the rookies, to extremely difficult to challenge the expert.
New York State George Washington Memorial
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.
Times Union Center
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.
North Creek Rafting Company
North Creek, NY
North Creek Rafting Company is a rafting company offering daytrips, overnight trips, and inflatable kayaks. They operate various trips on the Hudson River, Moose River, and Boreas River in the Adirondacks.
Thacher State Park
Thacher State Park is a perfect destination for outdoor activities. It features more than 25 miles of multi-use trails that can be used year-round. The park also includes a nature center, a campground, and much more.
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.
World War II Memorial
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.
APA of Greater Albany/Saratoga
The American Poolplayers Association of Greater Albany/Saratoga is a dynamic group that connects pool players of all abilities who want to have fun in the Capital Region.
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, our own cider donuts, and other delicious treats at Schuyler Farms.
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.
The New York State Purple Heart Memorial
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.
Schenectady County Historical Society
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.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady
Since 1936, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady has grown to offer fantastic youth development programs to children in the Capital Region. The nonprofit organization promotes character development, health, leadership, and more.
Albany Curling Club
The Albany Curling Club is a volunteer-run non-profit organization that promotes the sport of curling in the Albany, NY area. Contact them to arrange a visit and see the club or try curling for yourself.
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.
Venture southwest of Albany for Catskills skiing or snowboarding! There are 38 trails in all - from beginner cruising trails all the way up to double black diamonds with 1,100 feet of continuous vertical drop.
Sacandaga Outdoor Center
Based in Hadley, NY, Sacandaga Outdoor Center offers the ultimate experience on the water. You can join them for a whitewater rafting adventure or rent one of their kayaks, tubes, or stand up paddle boards.
The Boat House
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.
UAlbany Great Danes
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.
North Bethlehem Park
Bring the family for a day of fun at North Bethlehem Park! Kids can play on the playground and basketball court, adults can enjoy walking or mountain biking on the complex's trails, and the whole family can have lunch in the picnic area.
Pico Mountain Ski Area
With more vertical drop than 80% of New England ski resorts, a terrain park, a classically styled base lodge, and great ticket deals, Pico Mountain Ski Area is your home in the mountains.
Brown's Brewing Co.
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!
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.
USS Slater/Destroyer Escort Historical Museum
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.
New York State Crime Victims Memorial
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.
The New York State Missing Persons Remembrance
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.
Altamont Vineyard & Winery
Using our rich history in conjunction with current innovations, we produce complex yet appealing wines. Our Tasting Room and Gift Shop are great for tastings or private gatherings. Stunning views & walking paths make this the perfect NY destination.
Saratoga Springs, NY
You don't have to go far to find paradise! Kayak Shak in Saratoga Springs rents kayaks and stand up paddle boards for you to explore the beautiful region. This is the perfect place to bring the family, or to get away from them.
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.
Capoccia Vineyard and Winery
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.
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!
Huck Finn's Playland
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!
Druthers Brewing Company
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.
New York State Children's Memorial
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.
Tutor Time Learning Center
East Greenbush, NY
Tutor Time Learning Center in East Greenbush, NY is an educational daycare offering infant programs and learning experiences in their preschool and pre-k classrooms.
State of New York Police Officers Memorial
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.
Captain JP Cruises
The Captain J.P. III is available for weekly and specialty cruises during their cruise season, plus chartered trips. The ship can accommodate 600 passengers and seat 400 people comfortably for dinner. They are perfect for any special occasion.
The Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center
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.
Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington is the Lake Placid Region's premier site for downhill skiing and snowboarding. Whiteface has the greatest vertical of any lift-serviced mountain in the Northeast, and it offers multiple groomed trails.
The New York State Emergency Medical Services Memorial
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.
GET AIR Trampoline Park
Visit GET AIR Trampoline Park in Crossgates Mall and have a blast throughout the facility. The indoor park features wall-to-wall trampolines, foam pits, a dodgeball court, ninja obstacle course, and more.
The New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial
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.
Capital Repertory Theatre
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!
Based in the Capital Region, Consortium Actors is committed to training youth actors of all ages and help them develop their skills and abilities through new and classic theatrical productions.
Fort Orange District - Twin Rivers Council, BSA
The Boy Scouts of America is the nation's foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. The Fort Orange District serves the entire area of Albany County.
Wild Waters Outdoor Center - Hudson River
Join Wild Waters Outdoor Center in Warrensburg for exciting whitewater rafting trips on the Hudson River. Their goal is to make sure you have the most enjoyable and safest whitewater experience possible.
Albany Institute of History & Art
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.
Otis Ridge Ski Area
Otis Ridge Ski Area in Otis, MA, offers the perfect terrain for those who are looking to ski or snowboard during winter. The ski resort is family-friendly and offers trails for beginners and experts, as well as a ski school and camp.
Altamont Orchards, Inc.
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.
Battenkill Valley Outdoors
Paddle the beautiful Battenkill near Saratoga Springs! Battenkill Valley Outdoors in Cambridge rents canoes, kayaks, rafts, and tubes (with paddles, flotation devices, and shuttle service included), and offers customized instruction and trips.
Stratton Mountain Resort
Stratton Mountain, VT
Go skiing, snowboarding, or enjoy other winter fun at Stratton Mountain. Located in Vermont, Stratton is renowned for their snow and grooming, fast lifts, and outstanding blend of terrain and trails for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels.
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.
CH Evans Brewing Company
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 memorable.
Sand Flats Orchard LLC
Sand Flats Orchard in Fonda, NY, offers u-pick and picked apples, cider, pumpkins, squash, cider doughnuts, pies, fudge, and more. Take a tractor ride, go through an educational corn maze, meet farm animals, and have fun with the whole family.
Albany Auto Show
The 2020 Albany Auto Show will be held at the Times Union Center on November 6-8. This is the largest vehicle display and consumer show between Montreal and New York City, and between Syracuse and Hartford.
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Capital Area
The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Capital Area serves youth within Albany County and Rensselaer County by providing them with quality programs and guidance.
Albany Job Fair Wednesday July 22nd
Over 40+ companies will be hiring at the Albany Job Fair on July 22,2020. Come in and interview, many recruiters are offering on the spot hiring. Enjoy free career seminars and workshops. Social Distancing measures are in place for your safety.
General Philip Henry Sheridan Memorial
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.
Swinburne Skating Rink
Swinburne Skating Rink in Albany, NY, is an all weather protected skating rink. Open year round for city residents, the skating rink is designed for roller skating during the warmer months and ice skating in winter.
Certified Framing & Gallery
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!
Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark
The Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark is located in Lake George, NY. Their Adirondack-themed lodge features 200 guest suites and a giant indoor waterpark. Just across the street is The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor.