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Howe Caverns, Inc.
255 Discovery Dr, Howes Cave
296-8900, 888-696-2283 Howe Caverns is the largest show cave in the Northeast U.S. and the second most visited natural attraction in New York.
miSci - Museum of Innovation and Science
15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady 382-7890
Dynamic destination celebrating science, invention, and imagination with a history of cutting-edge technology.
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
25 Main St, Cooperstown 607-547-7200, 888-425-5633
Dedicated to fostering an appreciation of baseball by exhibiting and interpreting its collections, as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to the sport.
New York State Museum
Empire State Plaza, Albany
The oldest and largest state museum in the nation, it has over 100,000 square feet of exhibitions and hosts a variety of free public programs for visitors of all ages.
Tri-City ValleyCats (Minor-League Baseball)
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium,
80 Vandenburgh Ave, Troy
Minor League Baseball in the heart of
the Capital Region! Visit “The Joe” for a entertaining summer night that the whole family will enjoy! Games are June - September.
Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission & Discovery Center
195 New Karner Rd, Albany 456-0655
One of only twenty inland pine barrens left in the entire world and widely considered to be the best example.
Albany Rowing Center
Corning Preserve, Hudson Riverfront, Albany 527-3324
Season: April—October
Provides recreational and competitive rowing opportunities for youth and adults.
Capital Region Nordic Alliance Inc. (CRNA)
Capital Region Nordic Alliance Inc. (CRNA)
is a recognized 501c3 Charitable not-for- profit outdoor recreation alliance, focusing on year-round activities in the Nordic Sports of Biathlon, Orienteering, Snowshoeing, Cross- Country Skiing and Paralympic Nordic to the entire community.
CDPHP Cycle!
110 Watervliet Ave, Albany
Rent bicycles within a network of self-serve stations, at various locations throughout CDTA’s four-county service area.
Downtown Albany Bike & Walking Tours
Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center
25 Quackenbush Sq, Albany
Two self-guided bike tours encompass downtown from the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center (AHAVC) to the NYS Capitol and from Washington Park to the Empire State Plaza. Guided and self guided walking tour options also available for downtown Albany. Brochures available at the AHAVC.
Dutch Apple Cruises & Tours
141 Broadway, Albany
Cruise the Hudson River! Sails rain or shine with fully enclosed, heated/AC decks with comfortable seating, full cash bar, and light refreshments.
Empire “Skate” Plaza Ice Rink
Albany, NY 12242
Open daily, December-March, 11 am-8 pm weather dependent. Closed daily for maintenance 3 pm-4 pm. Skating is free, affordable skate rentals available. A photo ID is required to rent.
Erie Canal Bike Tours
PO Box 29, Syracuse NY
Offering complete cycling support services along the entire Erie Canalway Trail, including fully supported and semi-supported multiday tour packages for cyclists of all abilities.
Goold Orchards
1297 Brookview Station Rd, Castleton 732-7317
A Family Farm since 1910, Goold Orchards is a 100+ acre apple orchard where you can “pick your own” seasonal fruits.
Howe Caverns, Inc.
255 Discovery Dr, Howes Cave
296-8900, 888-696-2283 Howe Caverns is the largest show cave in the Northeast U.S. and the second most visited natural attraction in New York.
John Boyd Thacher State Park
1 Hailes Cave Rd, Voorheesville
Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, volleyball courts, playgrounds, ball fields and numerous picnic areas. Visit the Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center for exhibits, interactive displays, and educational programs.
Lake George Steamboat Company
57 Beach Rd, Lake George
A variety of cruises on three large cruise ships: the Minne-Ha-Ha, an authentic paddlewheeler; the Mohican; and the Lake’s largest cruise ship, the Lac du Saint Sacrement; from one-hour cruises to the only complete tour of historic and scenic Lake George.
Mohawk-Hudson Bike Trail
Hike-bike trail beginning at the Albany Corning Preserve that runs along the banks of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers to Schenectady.
Mohawk Towpath National Scenic Byway
The Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway seeks to increase awareness, enjoyment and linkage
of the wide variety of scenic, recreational and historic resources along the Mohawk River and Erie Barge Canal corridor. Drive, bike or hike this history filled route!
Mountain Ridge Adventure
300 Weatherwax Rd, Schenectady
227-1058 Mountain Ridge Adventure is the Capital Region’s one and only treetop challenge course and Zip Line Park.
Saratoga Race Course (Horse Racing)
267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs
Season: June—September
Home to the oldest major thoroughbred horse racecourse in the U.S. and the Travers Stakes.
Upstate Kayak Rentals
Eexplore all the beautiful waterways the Capital District has to offer. We offer hourly kayak rentals in Waterford, NY (where the Hudson River meets the Erie Canal) as well as self-serving Kayak Rental Hubs at various locations.
Dutch Apple Cruises & Tours
141 Broadway, Albany
Offering step-on guides, historic city of Albany tours, and specialty tours for bus groups, schools, and seniors.
Mountain Ridge Adventure
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