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Albany Top 40

To recognize the 40th Anniversary of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, we've compiled a list of the best of Albany - from favorite landmarks to notable festivals, and much more.

But no list could be complete without your input and we need you to add to it by commenting, retweeting, posting, and tagging your own thoughts, memories, photos, and more using #AlbanyTop40 each week.  

Here's how this contest will work:  

Each Wednesday starting on February 24 we'll post a mini video that describes the importance of one of the Top 40 on Discover Albany FacebookTwitter, and InstagramJoin the conversation by commenting on each post with your favorite Albany County spot, memory, or by posting your own photos using the #AlbanyTop40 hashtag. Everyone who participates will be entered to win a a weekly prize!

Here's the full-length video: 


Without further ado, the Albany Top 40:

  1. The History
  2. The Architecture 
  3. Albany Institute of History & Art 
  4. Creative Economy
  5. John Boyd Thacher State Park
  6. Downtown Development
  7. Historic Sites
  8. Nipper 
  9. Cruise the Hudson
  10. Albany Pine Bush Preserve
  11. Tulip Fest
  12. The Egg
  13. Riverfronts
  14. Freihofers Run for Women
  15. Pride in Equality
  16. Alive at Five
  17. New York State Capitol Building
  18. Unique Theater Venues
  19. Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center
  20. Food Trucks
  21. Unique Neighborhoods
  22. The Music Scene
  23. Booking Nanotech Industry
  24. New York State Museum
  25. Churches 
  26. Big Names in Entertainment
  27. Festivals
  28. Urban Parks 
  29. Craft Beverages
  30. Empire State Plaza Art Collection
  31. Haunted Sites
  32. Collegiate & Minor League Teams
  33. Albany Mummies
  34. Corning Tower Observation Deck
  35. Warehouse District
  36. The Culinary Capital
  37. Malls & Stuyvesant Plaza
  38. Inspirational Inventions
  39. Skating at the Plaza
  40. The Community


Tag your additions on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with #AlbanyTop40 to see them here:

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