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Guided Walking Tour

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Tour Albany

Download the Tour Albany app on your smartphone for another great way to Discover Albany...


Albany Center Gallery

Albany Gallery

Visit the Capital Region's art community at the Albany Center Gallery!...


Albany Institute

Mummies, Art & More!

The Albany Institute of History & Art is home to a variety of amazing exhibits!...

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Albany Pine Bush

Visit the Albany Pine Bush and Discovery Center just 15 minutes from Wolf Rd......


Amtrak Train Station

The Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station has daily trains to/from NYC, Boston, and much more...

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Capital City Shuttle

CDTA has started up a free shuttle service throughout downtown Albany. Click for info...

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Capital Rep Theatre

From contemporary and classic drama to off - Broadway musicals, this theatre has it all....

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Cider Belly

Don't miss these Cider Donuts in Downtown Albany! Come grab some before they run out!...

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Colonie Center

Shop 'til you drop! Located on Wolf Road, Colonie Center is home to over 100 stores....

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Crossgates Mall

Crossgates is home to premier shopping, dining and entertainment options in Albany...

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Dining Guide

Check out our brand new Dining Guide! Includes all of the great options to eat in Albany...


The Egg

See a ballet, concert, or other performance at the Egg, known for its distinctive shape....

Empire State Plaza

Empire State Plaza

Located right in the heart of downtown Albany, the Empire State Plaza is sure to amaze....

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Albany Gifts

Visit the Fort Orange General Store at 412 Broadway for a beautiful selection of gifts...

Goold Orchards

Goold Orchards

Just outside of Albany is our very own Apple Orchard. Come pick your own!...

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NY State Capitol

Tour the Capitol Building and you will be stunned by its history and majestic beauty. ...

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NY State Museum

Since 1836, it is the oldest and largest state museum in the country. A must see!...


The Palace Theatre

Come see popular musical acts, cultural events and Classic Movies at the Palace!...

Shaker Heritage Society

The Shakers

Historic preservation, educational activities, and more at the Shaker Heritage Society.....

Stuyvesant Plaza

Stuyvesant Plaza

Stroll down these sidewalks for 60 sensational spots to shop, dine, and browse...

Times Union Center

Times Union Center

Home to concerts, sporting tournaments, trade shows, family events and more.......

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Washington Park

Visit our 81-acre park with 10 tennis courts, basketball courts and a playground....

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Wolf Road

Something for Everyone...



2017 NYS Recovery Conference
October 1-2 2017 
Albany Capital Center
Albany, NY 

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Welcome to Albany!  

On behalf of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau we are delighted to welcome the 2017 NYS Recovery Conference to New York State's historical Capital City.

We are certain your experience will be productive and personally rewarding, but will also provide you with an opportunity to discover all that Albany has to offer. From shopping to dining, to arts and entertainment opportunities, and countless cultural cuisine venues, Albany has it all!


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Need Help?

Send us an email and we'll get back to you as soon as possible... More

If there is anything we can do prior to your Albany visit or while you are here, contact Debby Goedeke, Convention Services Manager at 1-800-258-3582 x 100. Please enjoy your stay and come back soon.


The Albany Capital Center

Welcome to the Albany Capital Center!  This state-of-the-art facility is located right in the heart of downtown Albany, within walking distance to many attractions, restaurants, museums, and more.  

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Parking Information

Click here for parking information near the Albany Capital Center....


Capital Complex

The Albany Capital Center is part of the Capital Complex, made up of four unique meeting and event venues. Consisting of more than 159,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, the Capital Complex will be the largest meeting space in Upstate New York.  With the Albany Capital CenterEmpire State Plaza Convention Center, The Egg Performing Arts Center, and the Times Union Center Arena, the Capital Complex connects all these attractions, meeting venues, and entertainment options with an enclosed walkway!  


Your Conference Hotels 


Renaissance Albany Hotel
144 State St, Albany, NY

Click here to book your ASAP discounted hotel sleeping room.  


What's Nearby?

Downtown Albany

Welcome to Albany, the Capital City of New York State!  We hope you will have time to explore our beautiful 400-year-old city.  Albany's history combined with our rich Dutch architecture tell an important American story.  

Downtown Albany is home to the New York State Museum, one of the country's largest with a September 11 exhibit and a working carousel on the 4th floor.  The Albany Institute of History & Art is home to "Albany's Mummies" and was founded in 1791.  The Corning Tower Observation Deck at the Empire State Plaza is where you not only get a bird's eye view of Albany but also three mountain ranges - the Adirondacks, Berkshires, and Catskills.   


Albany Dining

Click here for Albany's dining options while you are in town!...


Located just a short walk from downtown Albany's business district is Lark Street, often referred to as the "Greenwich Village" of the Capital Region. With countless restaurants, cafes, art galleries, boutiques and more, Lark Street is reminiscent of the great and colorful neighborhoods of Manhattan. For more information on dining and shopping on Lark Street, please click here.

Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center

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Check out the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center to find out more about Albany!...

The Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center offers visitors access to information seven days a week.  The knowledgeable staff can answer visitor inquiries and they are well stocked with travel brochures about New York's Capital Region.

The Visitors Center is also home to the USS Albany Exhibit, an exhibit dedicated to preserving the National Heritage of the City of Albany and to honor all those who proudly served aboard ships named after the capital city of New York State. Experience the rich history of the USS Albany ships starting in 1846 to the current day. Come walk through history and view memorabilia!


Corning Preserve

Corning Preserve

Home to the Mohawk Hudson Hike-Bike Trail along the Hudson River......



Riverfront Walk and Mohawk Hudson Hike/Bike Trail
Just a short walk from the Hilton Albany, you will find an easily accessible riverfront pedestrian bridge which will take you over I-787 to a beautiful view of the Hudson River, Jennings Landing, the Albany Corning Preserve and the Mohawk Hudson Hike/Bike Trail. Access the pedestrian bridge at corner of Pine St and Broadway in downtown Albany.


Wolf Road

Approximately 20 minutes from downtown Albany is the Wolf Road area. You will find many options for shopping and dining, including over 40 restaurants and the Colonie Center Shopping Mall featuring L.L. Bean, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Christmas Tree Shops, Sephora, Regal Cinemas Stadium 13 and more.

What is there to do in our 400-year old city?
You can find out right here! 

Need A Rental Car?

While you are in the capital region, the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau has partnered with Enterprise and National Car Rentals to assist you with all of your rental car needs at a discounted price. From the economical vehicle to the luxury sedan they will have a stocked inventory for you to choose from. All of this combined with their great customer service and can-do attitude you will feel right at home.  Click here for Enterprise Rentals and click here for National Car Rental reservations.

Listed below are several useful links that will provide you with additional information as well as information regarding services, shopping, and dining in the Capital Region. 

Useful Links
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Click here for Enterprise car rental reservations....

Albany Attractions
Albany Calendar of Events
Downtown Albany Parking Information
Downtown Albany Map/Dining Options
Map of the Empire State Plaza Concourse
Wolf Road Map/Dining Options

Shopping Information
Colonie Center Mall
Crossgates Mall
Stuyvesant Plaza

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National Car Rental

Click here for National car rental reservations....

Travel Information
Albany International Airport
Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Driving Directions




Downtown Albany Area Information


Bank of America ATM

 69 State Street



 120 State Street



 110 State Street


Coffee Shops



Dunkin Donuts

39 North Pearl Street


French Press Cafe & Creperie

5 Clinton Square


Mug Shots Cafe

54 James Street


Stacks Espresso Bar

488 Broadway



10 North Pearl Street



CVS Pharmacy


613 New Scotland Ave


Rite Aid

 17 North Pearl St   


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