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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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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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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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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 Discovery Center at Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Albany, NY
Please note: the Discovery Center is currently closed.
Four Skaters Skates on the floor at Rollarama Skating Center
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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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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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 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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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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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.
A family in face coverings views the coral tank in the Berkshire Museum Aquarium.
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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American Poolplayers Association of Greater Albany/Saratoga
The American Poolplayers Association of Greater Albany/Saratoga 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
Now open for wine tastings at our Tasting Room locations in Lake George and Bolton Landing! All 3 of our locations (including our Queensbury Headquarters) are open for shipping and curbside pickup - including on-the-spot curbside pickup outside.
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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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.