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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 Institute of History and Art
Albany Institute of History and Art Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Art Museum in Albany, NY USA

Collecting, preserving, interpreting, and promoting... Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art, one of the oldest museums in the United States, is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley.


USS SLATER
USS SLATER Top Attraction!
Museum in Albany, NY USA

Restored World War II Destroyer Escort During World War II 563 Destroyer Escorts battled Nazi U-Boats on the North Atlantic protecting convoys of men and supplies. In the Pacific, they stood first in line to defend naval task forces from Kamikaze attacks. Today only one remains afloat in America.

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.

Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commision And Discovery Center
Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commision And Discovery Center
Recreation in Albany, NY USA

The Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center is the gateway to the Albany Pine Bush Preserve, providing visitors with interactive exhibits and activities. Picture a wide open landscape filled with dense shrubs, scattered pitch pines, openings of prairie grass and wildflowers all rooted in sweeping sand dunes. This is the Albany Pine Bush, also known as an inland pine barrens ecosystem.

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.

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.

Regal Crossgates Stadium 18 & IMAX
Regal Crossgates Stadium 18 & 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.

2019 Maac Championships Flex Tickets at Times Union Center
2019 Maac Championships Flex Tickets at Times Union Center things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Next Month, Mar 11, 2019 (Monday) Sports event in Albany, NY USA

2019 Maac Championships Flex Tickets March 11, 2019 at Times Union Center in Albany, NY 9:00PM

A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour
A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Next Month, Mar 06, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Albany, NY USA

A Bowie Celebration: The David Bowie Alumni Tour March 06, 2019 at The Palace Theatre Albany in Albany, NY 8:00PM

Adrian Belew at Hart Theatre at the Egg
Adrian Belew at Hart Theatre at the Egg things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Easter Weekend, Apr 20, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Albany, NY USA

Adrian Belew April 20, 2019 at Hart Theatre at the Egg in Albany, NY 8:00PM

Albany Symphony Presents: Bolero!
Albany Symphony Presents: Bolero! things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Next Month, Mar 09, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Albany, NY USA

Albany Symphony Presents: Bolero! March 09, 2019 at The Palace Theatre Albany in Albany, NY 7:30PM

Albany Symphony Presents: Salute to John Williams
Albany Symphony Presents: Salute to John Williams things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
May 04, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Albany, NY USA

Albany Symphony Presents: Salute to John Williams May 04, 2019 at The Palace Theatre Albany in Albany, NY 7:30PM

All That Remains/Attila with Special Guests Escape the Fate
All That Remains/Attila with Special Guests Escape the Fate things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Mardi Gras, Mar 05, 2019 (Tuesday) Concert event in Clifton Park, NY USA

All That Remains/Attila with Special Guests Escape the Fate March 05, 2019 at Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, NY 6:30PM

An Evening With Fleetwood Mac at Times Union Center
An Evening With Fleetwood Mac at Times Union Center things to do on a rainy day in Albany, NY
Next Month, Mar 20, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Albany, NY USA

An Evening With Fleetwood Mac March 20, 2019 at Times Union Center in Albany, NY 8:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Albany


Homewood Suites By Hilton Clifton Park
Guest Score:
From $107 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Schenectady
Guest Score:
From $120 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Clifton Park
Guest Score:
From $95 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Residence Inn By Marriott Albany Clifton Park
Guest Score:
From $116 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Staybridge Suites Albany Wolf Rd-colonie Center
Guest Score:
From $119 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.

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

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