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.
Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York
Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York (GSNENY) serves over 10,000 girls and their families across 15 counties in New York State. They can help get your child involved in Girl Scout programs, summer camps, and more.
The Linda - WAMC's Performing Arts Studio
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.
Girl Scouts Day Camps: Queensbury, East Greenbush, and Galway
Summer camp is the ultimate way for young girls to get outdoors, learn new skills, and make friends. Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York offers three different summer camps in the area so Girl Scouts throughout the region can enjoy this experience.
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.
Albany's Indoor Rockgym
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
Mountain Ridge Adventure
Mountain Ridge Adventure is the Capital Region's most thrilling treetop challenge course and zip line park located just 30 minutes from Albany, 30 minutes from Saratoga and only 10 minutes from Schenectady.
Riverside Maple Farms
Riverside Maple Farms is much more than just a working farm - it's a year-round destination for maple tastings, tours, events, and family-friendly fun. Try different syrups, tour the facility, and check out all the maple goodies at the retail shop!
Saratoga Paint And Sip Studio - Latham Location
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.
Pursue the Clue
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!
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.
Albany's Indoor Rockgym - Summer Climbing Clinics
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!
Tru-Escape Mystery & Escape Rooms
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.
Liberty Ridge Farm
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.
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.
The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor
Located less than 6 miles away from Lake George, NY, The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor is the region's premier theme park featuring over 135 rides and attractions, including thrill rides, family rides, and a full outdoor water park.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
Airdrenaline Adventure Park
Take your fun to the next level at Airdrenaline! This trampoline and adventure park goes beyond trampolines to offer trampoline dodgeball, trampoline basketball, an airbag pit, a kids center, and more. Experience something different at Airdrenaline.
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.
SCAMP at the Doane Stuart School
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.
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!
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.
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 NYs Capital Region and beyond!
West Mountain Ski Area
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.
NIGHTMARES at Liberty Ridge Farm
Featuring 6 Terrifying Haunted Attractions! Open Friday & Saturday nights in October. Bonus nights Saturday 9/29 & Sunday 10/7. Gates open at 7:00pm, attractions close only after everyone has been scared at them all!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
miSci (Museum of Innovation and Science)
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.
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
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!
Albany Rowing Center
The learn to row summer camp program offers instruction in rowing to boys and girls 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.
Canvas, Corks & Forks - Troy
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!
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!
Morelli Art Museum & Design Studio
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.
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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!
Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region, Inc.
The 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.
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.
Nine Pin Ciderworks LLC
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Water Park
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!
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."
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Field of Horrors
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.
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!
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.
Family owned and operated since 1946, Buhrmaster Farms has never failed to produce the most delicious fruits and vegetables along with the areas most beautiful selection of flowers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
Captain JP Cruise Line
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.
George Washington After Houdon
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
Key 2 Joy, Hypnosis & Yoga
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 a memorable on
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.
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.
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.
Sand Flats Orchard
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.
World War I Monument
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.