Over the past four centuries, Albany has grown from a small Dutch settlement into New York State's Capital City in the heart of burgeoning Tech Valley.
Discover downtown Albany's booming craft beverage industry, must-see attractions and vibrant culture. Revel in the region's rich history with world-class museums, historic homes and fascinating architecture. Explore beyond the city limits for scenic views and thrilling outdoor adventures in the Helderberg Hilltowns. Albany County is a destination that is beyond conventional.
Over the past four centuries, the city of Albany has grown from a small Dutch settlement into New York’s Capital City. Albany is known for fascinating architecture, an evolving culinary scene, world-class museums, a burgeoning craft beverage scene and much more. The city is comprised of multiple neighborhoods, each with its own unique vibe and atmosphere. From the Hudson Riverfront to the Empire State Plaza, there is always something exciting to discover in Albany.Continue Exploring
Berne, Knox, Westerlo, Rensselaerville
The four western-most towns in Albany County are collectively known as the “Helderberg Hilltowns.” Perched atop the Helderberg Escarpment, Berne, Knox, Westerlo, and Rensselaerville are beautiful countryside communities. Venture to the Helderberg Hilltowns to embark on an outdoor adventure, marvel at cascading waterfalls, or for a scenic drive winding through charming rural towns.Continue Exploring
Bethlehem, Coeymans & New Scotland
Bethlehem, Coeymans and New Scotland are three bordering towns in Albany County. From kayaking along the Hudson River, to exploring John Boyd Thacher State Park, to dining out at delicious restaurants, these three towns offer something for everyone.