75 Fun Things To Do In Albany

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Being the state capital of New York, there’s plenty of fun things to do in Albany at all times of the year. From beautiful views of the Hudson to historical museums and sites like no other city, you’ll never run out of exciting attractions to visit. Here’s 75+ of our favorites you can see this weekend:

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Dutch Apple Cruises

Take a cruise with Dutch Apple on the scenic and historic Hudson River

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Capital Hills Golf Course

Play a round of golf at the Capital Hills Golf Course

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Washington Park

Attend a tulip fest at Washington Park in summers

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The Egg

Check out the theaters, lounges & events offered at The Egg

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New York State Museum

Explore the many exhibitions and collections at the New York State Museum

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Huck Finn'S Playland

Relive your childhood memories of Hoffman's Playland at Huck Finn'S Playland

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Albany Indoor Rockgym

Experience a Unique indoor caving at Albany Indoor Rockgym

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Times Union Center

Watch the Albany Devils play hockey at Times Union Center

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Black Heritage Tours - New York State

Explore the hidden history of Dutch New York with Black Heritage Tours - New York State

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Palace Theatre

Get entertained by a live concert in the heart of Albany at Palace Theatre

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Uss Slater De-766

Return to 1945 aboard Uss Slater De-766

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Crossgates Mall

Choose among 18 theatres at Crossgates Mall

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Lark Street

Get lost in the night life of Lark Street

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C.H. Evans Brewing Co

Taste the local tap on a C.H. Evans Brewing Co tour

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Albany Aquatic Center

Brace yourself for a swim at Albany Aquatic Center

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Albany City Hall

Take a stroll at Albany City Hall for some Romanesque style architecture

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Shaker Heritage Society

See unknown part of history at Shaker Heritage Society

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Us Route 20

See the beautiful countryside along the Us Route 20

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Corning Tower

Enjoy the stunning view of Albany from the top of the Corning Tower

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Chester A. Arthur Memorial Tomb

Go see a Unites States president at Chester A. Arthur Memorial Tomb

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Schuyler Mansion

Take in the breathtaking elegance of historic residence Schuyler Mansion

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Nine Pin Cider Works

Stop in for a quick flight or an afternoon of sipping at Nine Pin Cider Works

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Albany Visitors Center

Attend an informative exhibit about the history of the city at Albany Visitors Center

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The Comedy Works

Get wild on a night out with The Comedy Works

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The Irish American Heritage Museum

Take your piece of history at The Irish American Heritage Museum

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The Olde English Pub

Feel the old London ambiance at The Olde English Pub

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Capital Repertory Theatre

Savor a live musicical performance at Capital Repertory Theatre

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Albany Institute Of History & Art

Delve into history with Albany Institute Of History & Art

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Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza

Take in the artful creations featured in the Empire State Plaza's Art Collection

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Waterworks Pub

Cool off with a drink at Waterworks Pub

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Historic Cherry Hill

Investigate a murder at at Historic Cherry Hill

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The Albany Distilling Company

Taste a boutique whiskey at The Albany Distilling Company

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Mystery Room

Set your foot into the mystery world with Mystery Room

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The Great Escape Room Albany

Have a blast at The Great Escape Room Albany; finding the clues to your escape

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Steuben St. Market

Shop some authentic groccery at Steuben St. Market

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The City Beer Hall

Taste the local tap at The City Beer Hall

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Albany Massage Professionals

Relax and unwind with a soothing massage at Albany Massage Professionals

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Complexions Spa For Beauty & Wellness

Rejuvenate the body & mind at Complexions Spa For Beauty & Wellness

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Susies

Enjoy a relaxing drink at Susies' outdoor patio

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Downtown Albany Farmers Market

Get to know your food at Downtown Albany Farmers Market

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7D Turbo Ride Imdeepxp

Dip in the water, fly in the sky and feel the wind at 7D Turbo Ride Imdeepxp

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Albany Center Gallery

Appreciate some skillful contemporary visual art Albany Center Gallery

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Albany Berkshire Ballet

Attend the best Nutcracker ballet of the Capital District at Albany Berkshire Ballet

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Aqua Ducks & Trolleys

Tour Albany on land and water aboard the Albany Aqua Ducks & Trolleys

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Ghosts Of Albany Walking Tour

Enjoy a less spooky, more funny walk with Ghosts Of Albany Walking Tour

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Park Playhouse

Enjoy a free quality Summer Theater Under the Stars at Park Playhouse

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The Chocolate Gecko

Try out spicy Komodo Crunch at The Chocolate Gecko

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Spectrum 8 Theatre

Watch a musical at Spectrum 8 Theatre

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Henry Hudson Planetarium

Bring your children for an informative exhibit at Henry Hudson Planetarium

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Albany Symphony

Savor the music of the only professional symphony orchestra based within the Capital Region at Albany Symphony

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Flight Trampoline Park

Visit the area's premier trampoline park attractionat Flight Trampoline Park

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Albany’s Riverfront Park

Listen to an Alive at Five outdoor concert on Albany’s Riverfront Park

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Regal Cinemas Crossgates 18 & Imax

Buzz your ears with the loud sounds at Regal Cinemas Crossgates 18 & Imax

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Funny Bone

Appreciate the comedy talent at Funny Bone

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Zuzu'S Wonderful Life, Inc

Experience the best improv troupe in town at Zuzu'S Wonderful Life, Inc

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Pump 'N' Jump

Celebrate your child's next Birthday Party at Pump 'N' Jump

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Dave & Buster

Play hottest new arcade games at Dave & Buster

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Fastrax Raceway

Race a go-kart yourself at Fastrax Raceway

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Ritmo'S Barber Salon

Choose your hair-style at the famous Ritmo'S Barber Salon

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Summer Art At Sage Student Exhibition

Spend some exciting summer time with Summer Art At Sage Student Exhibition

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The Pottery Place

Make silver clay jewelry at The Pottery Place

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Golden Grain Pizza

Devour a chicken bacon ranch at Golden Grain Pizza

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Sky Zone Trampoline Park - Albany

Bounce off the walls literally at Sky Zone Trampoline Park

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Sunset Recreation Bowling Lanes

Go bowling at the state-of-the-art Sunset Recreation Bowling Lanes

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Albany Rowing Center

Learn to row with Albany Rowing Center’s adult and junior programs

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Zi Jing Ge Restaurant(Aka: Shining Rainbow)

End your quest for authentic Asian cuisine in Albany with Zi Jing Ge Restaurant(Aka: Shining Rainbow)

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The Albany Pine Bush Preserve

Observe the fascinating ecosystem at Albany Pine Bush Preserve

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Swinburne Skating Rink

Lace up your skates and scoot over to the Swinburne Skating Rink to enjoy year-round ice skating.

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Erie Canalway

Experience America’s most famous man-made waterway

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New York State Capitol

Take in the beauty inside & out of New York State Capitol

The capital of New York deserves some recognition! There’s epic numbers of things to do in Albany but not enough words on the paper to cover it. So if we missed something, make sure you drop us a line and let us know!

Head east to see all of the awesome things to do in NYC and check out the cool attractions in Rochester as well!