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Rainy Day Fun: Indoor Activities In Albany NY

Don't let rain or snow put a damper on your fun! Albany has lots of indoor activities to enjoy, including shopping, museums, art studios, rock climbing, indoor fun parks, and much more.

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Albany's Indoor Rockgym
Albany, NY
Rock climbing is a full-body workout disguised as fun! We take the health and safety of our clients very seriously. We want to reassure you that we are committed to inviting you to a safe space.
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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 from major retail stores like Boscov's and Macy's to top notch restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory and P.F. Chang's.
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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, Tipsy Scoop, Craft Draft Beers & more! Locations in the beautiful hip & artsy historic districts of Schenectady & Troy!
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The Fun Spot
Queensbury, NY
Come to The Fun Spot for exceptional family entertainment! This Queensbury hotspot features go-karts, mini-golf, laser tag, and so much more.
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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.
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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.
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Rollarama Skating Center
Schenectady, NY
Rollarama offers indoor roller skating, inline, quad and speed rentals, full service snackbar and inexpensive fun for all!
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Cohoes Music Hall
Cohoes, NY
The Cohoes Music Hall has been a center for culture, comedy, arts, and entertainment in Cohoes since 1874. Visitors can expect excellent acoustics and a welcoming, personable feel to the four-story historic venue.
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Far Shot Axe Throwing
Albany, NY
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.
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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.
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Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio
Glenville, NY
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.
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Berkshire Museum
Pittsfield, MA
The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA, is a museum of art, history, and natural science that offers a wide variety of exhibitions, activities, and programming for everyone from early learners to lifelong learners in downtown Pittsfield and online.
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The Relief Room
Malta, NY
The Relief Room is the first location of its kind in the Capital Region. They are a rage room facility where you can let loose and smash, destroy, and demolish a variety of items in a safe environment.
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American Poolplayers Association of the Capital Region
The Capital Region APA is the largest pool league in the Capital Region, serving over 800 members, and over 150 teams. This pool league is geared toward beginners who enjoy playing pool with others.
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The Madison Theatre
Albany, NY
The historic Madison Theatre in Albany is dedicated to creating an excellent and unique entertainment experience for you. Take advantage of in-seat ordering during your movie and make sure to check out their restaurant and bar with weekly specials.
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Adirondack Winery
Lake George, NY
Frequently named a top attraction in the Lake George region, Adirondack Winery has three locations open for wine tastings, bottle sales, curbside pickups and more! Book your visit today at adkwinery.com/book
5 Wits Albany
Albany, NY
5 Wits offers live-action adventures for up to 12 people at once. Get ready for a highly interactive, fully immersive adventure like nothing you've ever experienced!
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Lark Hall
Albany, NY
Located in the heart of Albany’s Lark Street neighborhood, Lark Hall is a historic performing arts, event, and community venue that's equipped to host music, comedy, and theatrical acts.
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Funny Bone
Albany, NY
Could you use a laugh? Check out the Funny Bone comedy club in Crossgates for premier performances and standup shows from renowned comedians.
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Billy Beez Crossgates
Albany, NY
Enjoy twisting slides, bouncing trampolines, intricate obstacle courses, a toddler area, and much more at Billy Beez, the ultimate indoor recreation center for kids of all ages.
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Dave & Buster's
Albany, NY
This family-friendly chain offers a sport-bar-style atmosphere for American food, arcade games, and more. It's the perfect place to enjoy family-friendly fun or a date night with your favorite person.
Arts & Glass
Clifton Park, NY
Arts & Glass in Clifton Park, NY is a local art studio specializing in pottery painting and glass fusing. Whether you want to paint a unique mug or fuse your first glass platter, they are ready to help you get started.
The Pottery Place, Inc.
Albany, NY
No experience is needed to have fun and get creative at The Pottery Place in Albany, NY. This art studio offers the guidance and tools to help every age and artist create a unique project.
GET AIR Trampoline Park
Albany, NY
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.
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.
Albany Art Room
Albany, NY
The Albany Art Room is a retail art studio where people of all levels of experience can come in to make art. They offer classes for both adults and kids, as well as open studio sessions.