Itineraries

From the Helderberg Hilltowns to the Hudson River, there are so many activities that you can experience in Albany. We've assembled some of our favorite activities into themed itineraries, or you can pick your own adventure!

Check back often to see what new itineraries we've added! 

Itineraries to Inspire Your Albany Trip

Going Dutch: Exploring Albany's unique Dutch past

Going Dutch: Exploring Albany's unique Dutch past

Albany's Dutch roots make it distinct among early American cities. The Dutch settled Albany nearly 100 years before... More

Discover Albany's Shaker Heritage: A Tranquil & Historic Getaway

Discover Albany's Shaker Heritage: A Tranquil & Historic Getaway

The Shakers are one of the most significant communal religious society in American history with significant ties to Upstate New York. Revolutionaries... More

Something's Brewing in Albany: Tour Albany's Craft Beverage Producers

Something's Brewing in Albany: Tour Albany's Craft Beverage Producers

Albany has a history of coming in first. We are America's oldest city, home of the first bakers' dozen, the first grand slam, and the first brewery. In fact, Albany and... More

Plan an Adventure Inspired by Albany's Famous Faces

Famous Faces: Abraham Lincoln Itinerary

Famous Faces: Abraham Lincoln Itinerary

Upon entering Albany on a train named Erastus Corning Jr., a signal was flashed to the Dudley Observatory which fired... More

Famous Faces: Herman Melville Itinerary

Famous Faces: Herman Melville Itinerary

Herman Melville, famed author of Moby Dick, grew up in the Albany area during the 1830s. He was born in New York City in 1819, but his family moved to... More

Famous Faces: Jack "Legs" Diamond Itinerary

Famous Faces: Jack "Legs" Diamond Itinerary

Jack Diamond was an Irish American Gangster who rose in power during Prohibition, and was known for his flamboyant lifestyle, as well as his ability to survive getting shot. His... More