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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.



Camp Wa Wa Segowea YMCA
Southfield, MA
Camp WaWa Segowea is a world apart. Your child will love learning, playing, doing in a safe, rustic, friend-filled, waterfront com... [+More]
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Highmount, NY
Visit Belleayre, a ski mountain resort great for any level of skier. The resort features 50 trails, parks and glades, a vertical d... [+More]
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 Alb... [+More]
Iroquois Indian Museum
Howes Cave, NY
From contemporary tatooing to ancient tool making, explore the cultural traditions artistic expression and the rich history of arc... [+More]
Duke's Last Laugh @ Duke's Pub
Glenmont, NY
Duke's Last Laugh is a bi-weekly stand up comedy show at Duke's Pub... [+More]
Capital District YMCA
Albany, NY
The Capital District YMCA offers facilities in Albany, Bethlehem, Duanesburg, Glenville, Greenbush, Greene County, Guilderland, Sc... [+More]
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Albany, NY
The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is one of the most important and unique ecclesiastical structures in America. Its corne... [+More]
Vietnam Veterans Day.
Glenville, NY
At 1pm, the Schenectada Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will present a Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin Presentation ... [+More]
Field of Horrors
Troy, NY
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 ... [+More]
Via Entertainment
Schenectady, NY
Family Dining, Sports Bar, Arcade, Bowling, Nightlife & So much more in 30,000 sq ft; Visit Via Entertainment in Rotterdam, NY and... [+More]
Fenimore Art Museum
Cooperstown, NY
The Farmers' Museum and Fenimore Art Museum are nationally-recognized museums of art, history, and agriculture that enable visitor... [+More]
New York State Museum
Albany, NY
The New York State Museum in Downtown Albany explores the cultural and natural history of New York State. Visit www.nysm.nysed.gov... [+More]
FASNY Museum of Firefighting
Hudson, NY
The American Museum of Firefighting is a beacon to fireman everywhere. Located on the grounds of the Fireman's Home in Hudson. A... [+More]
Shaker Heritage Society
Albany, NY
The Shaker Heritage Society was chartered in 1977 to educate the public about the Shakers. The Society also is active in protectin... [+More]
Tiny Chefs
Clifton Park, NY
Tiny Chefs offers creative cooking for kids! Find fun, educational, and hands-on culinary classes, birthday parties and themed par... [+More]
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. Th... [+More]
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 ... [+More]
Mabee Farm Historic Site
Rotterdam Junction, NY
The Capital Region's Mabee Farm Historic Site was once home to one of Schenectady County's early families. Visitors to the site ca... [+More]
Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
Albany, NY
Mansion formerly occupied by Philip J. Schuyler, his wife, and their eight children. One of the daughters, Elizabeth, wed Alexande... [+More]
The Madison Theatre
Albany, NY
The historic Madison Theatre in Albany is dedicated to creating an excellent and unique entertainment experience for you. Take adv... [+More]
Crailo State Historic Site
Rensselaer, NY
Crailo focuses on the Dutch inhabitants who populated the Upper Hudson Valley in the early 18th century. Visitors can examine arch... [+More]
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 techn... [+More]
Holiday Mountain Ski & Fun Park
Monticello, NY
Located in Monticello, NY in the Catskiils, Holiday Mountain is a fun-filled downhill ski resort offering slopes that are groomed ... [+More]
Albany Barn, Inc.
Albany, NY
Albany Barn is dedicated to providing a sustainable creative arts incubator and community arts center in Arbor Hill - a place for ... [+More]
The Mop and Bucket Co.
Schenectady, NY
MopCo offers three basic things. Performances, of course. Comedy in Albany hasn't been the same since MopCo hit town! Check our S... [+More]
Generation Axe
Colonie, NY
Axe throwing is a fast-growing, thrilling sport that you can experience for yourself at Generation Axe in Colonie. Channel your in... [+More]
Music Together Classes
Welcome to Music Box Arts Music Together Classes blend music and movement for newborns to preschoolers and the adults who love the... [+More]
Bowman Orchards
Rexford, NY
We invite you to enjoy nature's beauty on ninety-eight tree-filled acres. Over 46 varieties of apples are grown with new ones each... [+More]
Mount Snow
West Dover, VT
Mount Snow in Vermont offers so much to do, it almost defies the name ski center. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling,... [+More]
OGS-Curatorial/Tour Services
Albany, NY
Art collection, Executive Mansion tour and educational programs, and plaza information office... [+More]
Double M Haunted Hayrides
Ballston Spa, NY
If there's one attraction that'll send chills down your spine this fall, it's the Double M Haunted Hayrides in Ballston Spa, NY. F... [+More]
Mountain Ridge Adventure
Schenectady, NY
Mountain Ridge Adventure is the Capital Region's most thrilling treetop challenge course and zip line park located just 30 minutes... [+More]
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 aeroplan... [+More]
Greater Glenville YMCA
Glenville, NY
Helping people is what we're all about at the Y, and has been from the start. We strengthen the foundations of community by nurtur... [+More]
Shaker Museum and Library
Old Chatham, NY
The Shaker Museum and Library houses one of the largest collections of shaker furniture, oval boxes, farm machinery, baskets, tool... [+More]
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 a... [+More]
Pursue the Clue
Albany, NY
Pursue the Clue is a premier escape room attraction in the City of Albany. As of 8/4/2020, the business is temporarily closed due ... [+More]
Albany Ensemble, Inc.
Albany, NY
Albany Ensemble, an elegant group of ten vocal soloists, performs highly entertaining music from the sublime operatic genre to the... [+More]
New York State Military Museum
Saratoga Springs, NY
The New York State Military Museum and Veteran's Research Center houses the state's collection of more than 10,000 military artifa... [+More]
Irish American Heritage Museum
Albany, NY
The Irish American Heritage Museum is dedicated to the preservation and promulgation of Irish American cultural traditions. We dev... [+More]
Mac-Haydn Theatre
Chatham, NY
Charming, exciting professional musical theatre-in-the-round. Intimate 350 seat theatre where you can see the great Broadway music... [+More]
Guilderland YMCA
Guilderland, NY
Helping people is what we're all about at the Y, and has been from the start. We strengthen the foundations of community by nurtur... [+More]
Gore Mountain
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 verti... [+More]
Schenectady YMCA
Schenectady, NY
Helping people is what we're all about at the Y, and has been from the start. We strengthen the foundations of community by nurtur... [+More]
Hart Cluett Museum
Troy, NY
The Hart Cluett Museum offers changing exhibitions about the county's historic, natural and cultural resources.... [+More]
Colonie Center
Albany, NY
Colonie Center is a 1.3-million square foot regional shopping center with over 100 specialty stores. You can expect everything fro... [+More]
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, a... [+More]
East Greenbush YMCA Summer Camp
East Greenbush, NY
Swimming, sports, crafts, themed activities and field trips.... [+More]
D and T Tutoring Services
We offer individual and small group tutoring, in home fitness training, and mini-review classes for Regents Exams and SAT Exams. ... [+More]
Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center
Albany, NY
Staffed tourist information center, history gallery, planetarium and gift shop. Special events and exhibits on-going. Group tour p... [+More]
Austerlitz Historical Society
Austerlitz, NY
Living history museum in Austerlitz, New York.... [+More]
Bethlehem Children's School Day Camp
Slingerlands, NY
A fun camp experience featuring themed weeks. Camp is staffed by teachers and the emphasis is on cooperative learning and fun.... [+More]
Hudson Valley Community College
Troy, NY
Elementary, middle and high school students welcome! Choose from a variety of programs. Attend in the morning, afternoon or all da... [+More]
Watervliet Civic Center Summer Recreation Program
Watervliet, NY
A coed program offering sports, outdoor games, arts and crafts, group activities, swimming, weekly trips and more.... [+More]
Girls Inc. of the Greater Capital Region
Schenectady, NY
Girls day camp offering swimming, sports, science, crafts and bike riding.... [+More]
Pruyn House
Latham, NY
Discover New York's Dutch heritage at the former home of Casparus Pruyn and his family. The Pruyns were one of the oldest Dutch fa... [+More]
Bethlehem YMCA
Delmar, NY
Helping people is what we're all about at the Y, and has been from the start. We strengthen the foundations of community by nurtur... [+More]
The Egg Center for the Performing Arts
Albany, NY
The Egg is a performing arts center dedicated to presenting quality performances, accessible to all citizens of New York State, hi... [+More]
USS Albany Heritage Exhibit
Albany, NY
Five ships of the US Navy have carried the name Albany, in honor of the capital of the State of New York. On display in the exhibi... [+More]
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Cooperstown, NY
Located on Main Street in the heart of picturesque Cooperstown, The Baseball Hall of Fame is one of the country's major tourist de... [+More]
New York Zipline Adventures LLC
Hunter, NY
Located at the Hunter Mountain Ski Bowl, New York Zipline Adventures LLC offers incredible family-friendly outdoor adventures and ... [+More]
Albany County Historical Association
Albany, NY
The Albany Co. Historical Assn. Is located in the 18th Century Ten Broeck mansion. We offer tours, lectures, exhibits, concerts, o... [+More]
Unified Beerworks
Malta, NY
If you're looking for good beer and conversation in the Capital Region, then take a trip to Unified Beerworks in Malta, NY. This l... [+More]
Berkshire East Mountain Resort
Charlemont, MA
Berkshire East Mountain Resort has it all, all year long. They offer skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing in the winter, while su... [+More]
Historic Cherry Hill
Albany, NY
Cherry Hill was lived in by 5 generations of the Van Rensselaer- Rankin family from 1787-1963. Through its intact collection of 20... [+More]