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New York's Capital Region has enticed visitors for 400 years with historic sites, fabulous attractions, family-friendly amenities, and exciting entertaining events. World-class museums, unique galleries, stunning architecture, gourmet restaurants, and welcoming accommodations ensure your Albany experience is legendary. Albany- An Amazing Discovery!  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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Albany Distillery, The
Albany Distillery, The things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Tour in Albany, NY USA

Producer of craft spirits on batch at a time! The Albany Distilling Company is a modest operation, producing craft spirits one small batch at a time. It is located in downtown Albany, not far from the site of the city's original 18th century distillery.


Crossgates Mall
Crossgates Mall things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Shopping in Albany, NY USA

The Capital Region's premier shopping, dining, & The Capital Region's premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination.

Guided walking tour of Ballston Spa, New York
Guided walking tour of Ballston Spa, New York
Recreation in Ballston Spa, NY USA

Tour the history-laden village of Ballston Spa on foot! Tours are led by an experienced and knowledgeable local guide. The route is easy to moderate, requiring average walking ability. Walkers stop to observe numerous historic structures and listen to stories of the people connected with them. Walks last about 1.

Historical Walking Tour of Ballston Spa,New York
Historical Walking Tour of Ballston Spa,New York
Recreation in Ballston Spa, NY USA

Ballston Spa History Walkaround, paperback and e-book Ballston Spa History Walkaround: A Guide to Historic Places and Interesting People This is a guide to some historic houses and buildings in the history-laden village of Ballston Spa, in Saratoga County, New York.

Hudson River Way
Hudson River Way
Tour in Albany, NY USA

Pedestrian bridge connecting downtown to the river In August of 2002, Albany residents and visitors were introduced to the newly constructed Hudson River Way (HRW) and the Albany Riverfront Park. The HRW is a pedestrian bridge that connects downtown Albany to the Albany Riverfront Park.


Malta Drive-In Theatre
Malta Drive-In Theatre
Drive-In Movie in Malta, NY USA


Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
National Park in Kinderhook, NY USA

National Historic Site Martin Van Buren National Historic Site is found in Kinderhook, New York. The Eighth President of the United States, Martin Van Buren purchased the estate in 1839 during his Presidency.

miSci, Museum of Innovation and Science
miSci, Museum of Innovation and Science things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Museum in Schenectady, NY USA

celebrate. explore. inspire. Explore science, invention, and imagination. Discover hands-on fun from San Francisco's Exploratorium and exhibits like Inside Out: MRI and You, Fueling the Future and more.

National Bottle Museum
National Bottle Museum things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Museum in Ballston Spa, NY USA
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Preserving the history of America's first major industry The National Bottle Museum is located on Rte. 50 in the heart of the village of Ballston Spa, New York. The museum occupies a three-story brick commercial building in the historic business district of what was once a flourishing resort community in the 1800s.


Price Chopper/ Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in the Park
Price Chopper/ Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in the Park
Scenic in Albany, NY USA

A Beloved Capital Holiday Tradition Continues!

Regal Crossgates & IMAX
Regal Crossgates & IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Imax Theatre in Albany, NY USA


Saratoga National Historical Park
Saratoga National Historical Park
National Park in Stillwater, NY USA

National Historical Park Site of the first significant American military victory during the Revolution, the Battles of Saratoga rank among the fifteen most decisive battles in world history.

Circa Survive: Blue Sky Noise 10 Year Anniversary Tour
Circa Survive: Blue Sky Noise 10 Year Anniversary Tour things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Feb 23, 2022 (Wednesday) Concert event in Clifton Park, NY USA

Circa Survive: Blue Sky Noise 10 Year Anniversary Tour February 23, 2022 at Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, NY 7:00PM

Skillet at Upstate Concert Hall
Skillet at Upstate Concert Hall things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Jul 15, 2021 (Thursday) Concert event in Clifton Park, NY USA

Skillet July 15, 2021 at Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, NY 7:30PM

Tyler Farr at Upstate Concert Hall
Tyler Farr at Upstate Concert Hall things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Sep 17, 2021 (Friday) Concert event in Clifton Park, NY USA

Tyler Farr September 17, 2021 at Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, NY 8:00PM

Albany Travel, Culture & Adventure Club
Albany Travel, Culture & Adventure Club
Tourism in Albany, NY USA

Wanderlust! http://www.meetup.com/AlbanyAdventureClub/ Do you love traveling to new destinations? Do you enjoy trying new things? Then welcome to "Wanderlust!" also known as "The Albany Travel, Culture & Adventure Club".

Discover Albany
Discover Albany
Visitor Bureau in Albany, NY USA

Albany...an Amazing Discovery! Welcome to Albany! Come discover Albany, the nation's oldest city. New York’s Capital Region has enticed visitors for 400 hundred years with historic sites, fabulous attractions, family-friendly activities and entertaining events.

Bow Tie Cinemas Movieland 6
Bow Tie Cinemas Movieland 6 things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Movie Cinema in Schenectady, NY USA


Cocca's Inn & Suites Wolf Road
Cocca's Inn & Suites Wolf Road
Hotel in Albany, NY USA
Currently as low as $57.04/night!

Conveniently located only minutes from Albany city centre and close to Albany International Airport this family-run hotel offers comfortable accommodations and modern amenities along with friendly service. Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Comfort Inn Glenmont - Albany South
Comfort Inn Glenmont - Albany South
Hotel in Glenmont, NY USA
Currently as low as $87.59/night!

Offing convenient access to all major motorways in the area this hotel offers modern amenities for a comfortable stay just minutes from the Empire State Plaza in Glenmont New York. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Restaurant.

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Best Places to Stay in Albany


Hampton Inn Albany-Western Ave/University Area NY
Guest Score:
From $143 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn Albany-Wolf Road
Guest Score:
From $89 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Albany
Guest Score:
From $184 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
The Century House Ascend Hotel Collection
Guest Score:
From $85 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.

Best Time to Visit Albany


The best time to visit Albany, New York is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the low 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

Spring Visit Albany in the summerSummer Visit Albany in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Albany


Month Low Avg High
January 13.3 22.2 31.1
February 15.7 25.0 34.3
March 25.4 35.0 44.5
April 35.9 46.6 57.3
May 46.5 58.1 69.8
June 55.0 66.3 77.5
July 60.0 71.1 82.2
August 58.3 69.0 79.7
September 49.9 60.6 71.3
October 38.8 49.3 59.7
November 30.8 39.2 47.5
December 20.1 28.0 36.0

Albany Visitor Bureau


Discover Albany

Discover Albany


Free Albany Visitor Guide


Albany Visitors Guide

Albany Visitors Guide



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