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Welcome to Albany!

We are certain your conference 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, arts and entertainment opportunities, and countless cultural cuisine venues, Albany has it all for you to experience! 

Need Help?

Deb Goedeke

 

If there is anything we can do prior to the race and while you are here, please contact Debby Goedeke, Convention Services Manager at 1-800-258-3582 x 100. Enjoy your stay and come back soon!

 

 

Downtown Albany Attractions 

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.   
 

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!

What is There To Do in This 400-Year-Old City?

Great Fun in Albany!

Why Albany

Lark Street 

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.

Lark Street

Lark Street

Albany Dining

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

Hot Spots to Eat, Drink and Repeat 

Where do you like to eat and drink?

Where do you like to eat and drink?

Take Your Taste Buds on a Tour!

Taste Albany's rapidly evolving culinary scene by exploring the food print of this historic city on the west bank of the Hudson River!

  • 5+ tastes and sips that represent Albany's culinary and craft brewing scene.

  • Discover New York's historic connection with craft brewing and how it has returned to flourish.

  • Get an insider's introduction to one of the oldest churches in New York and discover where some of the famous congregants sat.  See if you can find all the Nipper statues and how they are connected to this legacy city.

Useful Links

Dining Options, Maps & Attractions
Albany Attractions
Downtown Albany Dining & Map
Parking in Downtown Albany
Wolf Road Dining Options & Map

Travel Information
Albany International Airport
Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Capital District Transportation Authority
Driving Directions
Megabus


Shopping Information
Colonie Center Mall
Crossgates Mall
Stuyvesant Plaza

Banks

   

Citizens Bank

10 North Pearl Street

(518) 447-0151

Key Bank

120 State Street

(518) 433-2000

Key Bank

66 South Pearl Street 

(518) 257-8702

NBT Bank of Albany         

 54 State Street                       

(518) 426-3285

Medical Care Facilities

   

Albany Medical Center

43 New Scotland Avenue

(518) 262-3125

Albany Memorial Hospital

600 Northern Boulevard

(518) 471-3221

St. Peter's Hospital

315 South Manning Boulevard

(518) 525-1550

Pharmacies

   

CVS

16 New Scotland Avenue

(518) 434-0667

Rite Aid

17 North Pearl Street

(518) 434-6024

Rite Aid

310 South Pearl Street

(518) 465-6008