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Attractions Near Albany: Things To Do A Short Drive Albany New York

The Albany - Captal Region is just a short drive from several destinations in Upstate New York that are worth the drive. Attractions near Albany abound in the communities of Lake George and Saratoga Springs, NY to name a few.

family of four on horses
Rocking Horse Ranch
Highland, NY
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!
two people ziplining over a valley
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 features the largest zipline canopy tour in North America.
an aerial view of The Fun Spot
The Fun Spot
Queensbury, NY
Come to The Fun Spot for exceptional family entertainment! They have mini golf, go karts, a ninja challenge course, laser tag, an indoor playground, roller skating, an arcade, and more - they even offer childcare and summer camp!
View of the winery as you're walking in!
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!
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Adirondack Balloon Flights
Experience counts, and with over 30 years and 3,000+ trips, Adirondack Balloon Flights is recognized as the premier hot air balloon ride company in the Capital Region. Their flights offer views of the Adirondacks, Lake George, and Saratoga area.
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
Hillsdale, NY
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.
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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!
Funplex Funpark
Funplex Funpark
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!
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Adirondack Winery
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.