USS Albany

On behalf of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, we are delighted to welcome the 2010 USS Albany Reunion to New York State's historical Capital City.

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

Hotel Albany is located in the heart of downtown Albany. A few blocks from your host hotel is the contemporary design of the Empire State Plaza, completed as a vision of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller in 1978. The Plaza was built not only to serve as government offices, but as a center of arts, culture and community activity. The New York State Museum (the largest State Museum in the country), the Empire State Art Collection and the Empire State Performing Arts Center (known as The Egg for its unusual and distinctive design) are all contained at the Plaza. Make a special stop to see the USS Albany Exhibit at the Albany Visitors Center, which includes the original bell from the USS Albany CG-10. All of these venues are within walking distance of the Crowne Plaza. In addition, you will be able to visit the NYS Capitol as well as the Albany Institute of History & Art. Our rich 400 years of history compliments our contemporary destination.

Here is some additional downtown Albany information we know you will find useful. You are able to download all of these documents and print out.

Albany Historic Churches
Albany Historic Homes
Albany Performing Art Venues
Downtown Albany Walking Tour
Empire State Plaza Fact Sheet

Approximately 20 minutes from downtown Albany is the Wolf Road area. You will find many options for shopping and dining, including over 40 restaurants and the newly renovated Colonie Center Shopping Mall including additions such as L.L. Bean, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Sephora and Regal Cinemas Stadium 13.

Listed below are several useful links that will provide you with additional information regarding services, shopping and dining in the Capital Region. If there is anything we can do while you are here, please do not hesitate to contact Debby Goedeke, Convention Services Manager at 1-800-258-3582 x 100. Please enjoy your stay and come back soon.

Click here for a Wolf Road restaurant listing.

Please click here for a Wolf Road map.
Please click here for a Downtown Albany map.

For a downtown Albany restaurant directory, please click here.

For the latest Albany weather, please click here.

For the latest Calendar of Events, please click here.

Travel information is listed here-- Albany International Airport, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, and Driving Directions.

How do I get to the Albany Visitors Center? Please click here.

I want to go shopping while I am in Albany. Click below for area shopping centers. Colonie Center Mall, Crossgates MallStuyvesant Plaza

For a list of Albany attractions, click here.