Albany, situated along the Hudson River, is the capital of New York. Surrounded by stunning landscapes, Albany is home to an array of cultural attractions and a vibrant social atmosphere. Spend the morning hiking through Thatcher State Park, explore the New York State Museum in the afternoon, and then catch an evening show at The Egg. It's time to greet this great and historic American city.
Having Fun in Albany
If you're into architecture, you've come to the right place. The Empire State Plaza will certainly leave an impression, and everything from the facade to the staircases of the New York State Capitol will amaze. Look for hotels in Albany to take advantage of the rich history and cultural scene. History buffs always make a point of visiting the USS Slater, a destroyer that served in the United States Navy, and nature lovers always enjoy the Albany Pine Bush Preserve. The Albany Institute of History and Art has a lot of impressive exhibits as well. No matter what your interests are, you can find something fun to do. From biking along the Hudson River to shopping on Lark Street, it's all here and located near fine Albany hotels.
Eating and Drinking
Stuyvesant Plaza is a popular choice if you're craving anything from a burger to sushi. The University Heights neighborhood boasts some nice tap rooms, while neighborhoods just west of downtown, like Center Square and Washington Park, offer a myriad of eateries and bars. Many downtown Albany hotels put you close to top dining spots as well.
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