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With each of our four changing seasons, comes different scenery and events - an abundance of tulips in the spring, nonstop outdoor fun in the summer, gorgeous fall foliage in autumn, and in winter...a wonderland! Albany offers a taste of everything, and not just with our eclectic cuisine. Events and festivals abound. Historic sites and government buildings offer tours and impressive architecture. Parks, memorials, art galleries, museums, and planetariums are found at every turn. Use the drop-down box below to browse through a list of our area attractions...
TAKE A DUTCH APPLE CRUISE on the scenic and historic Hudson River, the ideal way to see the sights. Our vessel offers you sunshine and breezes or the protection of fully enclosed and heated/ac
The Lake George Steamboat Company offers a variety of Cruises on their 3 large cruise ships, The Minne-Ha-Ha, an authentic Paddlewheeler, The Mohican and The Lac du Saint Sacrament. From 1 hour
Site of America's first Shaker settlement. A unique, peaceful, historic setting featuring the 1848 Meeting House, 1915 Barn, Shaker herb garden, orchard and cemetery.
Eagle Street, Albany, NY 12207. (518) 434-5075. Romanesque structure built by H.H. Richardson in 1881. Of interest in the interior: common council room, carillon, several murals and carvings.
The Ten Broeck Mansion was built in 1797-98 for General Abraham Ten Broeck and his wife, Elizabeth Van Rensselaer. The home is a Federal-style house with sloping lawns and formal gardens. The
The first licensed distillery in Albany since Prohibition, the Albany Distilling Company produces a full range of hand-crafted, small-batch distilled spirits. Tours and tastings offered; products
The building that originally served as a water pumping station, now serves as a staffed tourist information center that provides an orientation to the City of Albany. The museum galleries offers
Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is a museum dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art and culture of Albany and the upper
Located within New York's Capital District, the Albany Pine Bush Preserve is one of only twenty inland pine barrens left in the entire world and widely considered to be the best example. The
Established on October 7, 1844, the Albany Rural Cemetery is one of the most beautiful and historic cemeteries in upstate New York. Its 467 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds include the burial