in Albany, NY (showing 1 - 12 out of 14)

The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!

Albany Civic Theater

235 2nd Ave
Albany, NY 12209   Directions

(518) 462-1297


Take a seat at the Albany Civic Theater. Enjoy live theatrical performances at an award-winning Capital District theater presenting plays from renowned playwrights, such as Neil Simon. The all-volunteer community theater showcases dramatic and musical arts billed for standing ovations. Got your season tickets?

Albany Institute of History & Art

125 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12210   Directions

(518) 463-4478


Visit the past when you enjoy an artful day at the Albany Institute of History & Art. Peruse one of the oldest museums in the nation. See attractions and collections that interpret, preserve and promote the history, art and culture of Albany and the upper Hudson Valley through objects from the late 17th century to present.

Albany Palace Theatre

19 Clinton Ave
Albany, NY 12207   Directions

(518) 465-3334


Pink Floyd and Stomp have held center stage at the Albany Palace Theatre. Since 1931, this grand cultural and entertainment attraction in the heart of downtown Albany has been the ticket to see world-class concerts, films and comedy shows. Be sure you catch the next big thing at this historic venue.

Capital Repertory Theatre

111 N Pearl St
Albany, NY 12207   Directions

(518) 462-7469


Play around at the Capital Repertory Theatre. Playwrights from Neil Simon to George Bernard Shaw have had their works produced on stage for an evening of dramatic arts entertainment. The 287-seat theater houses the city's only resident company that performs new theater works as well as world-renowned classics.

Catamount Aerial Adventure Park

17 Nicholson Rd
South Egremont, MA 01258   Directions

(413) 528-1262


Let your family venture to new heights at the Catamount Aerial Adventure Park. Explore hours of tree-top fun on an exciting aerial forest escapade. Hook up to safety harnesses to cross bridges, climb trees and race down zip lines on a variety of courses and attractions that are fun for all ages.

Catamount Ski Area

78 Catamount Rd
Hillsdale, NY 12529   Directions

(518) 325-3200


Plan a family ski trip to Catamount Ski Area to experience some fun snowy attractions. Spend some time on Mount Fray of the Taconic Mountains at a ski resort located minutes away from Albany. The whole family can hop on the slopes and ski side by side or race down the mountainside for snowboarding or snowtubing!

Indian Ladder Farms

342 Altamont Rd
Altamont, NY 12009   Directions

(518) 765-2956


Old McDonald had a farm! Take the kids to see horses, cows, pigs, goats and other animal attractions at the Indian Ladder Farms. Pick apples from the apple orchid and see fresh apple juice made at the Cider House. Explore a real working farm founded in 1915 with its original farm house and barn.

New York State Capital

Albany, NY

(518) 474-2418


Discover politics at the New York State Capital. Vote to view the legislative process when you walk the halls of political might to see the wheels of justice in motion. Visitors stand united to browse attractions like the assembly chamber, historical murals and the Capital Flag room, a memorial to the loss of life given in the defense of freedom.

New York State Museum

Albany, NY

(518) 474-2418


Get lost in time at the New York State Museum. The museum welcomes 750,000 visitors to see national and international acclaimed exhibits making it one of the largest cultural attractions in the New York state. The state's past, present and future are showcased in exhibits, traveling installations and unique museum events.

Playdium Bowling Center

363 Ontario St
Albany, NY 12208   Directions

(518) 438-0300


Spin some R&R with your friends at Playdium Bowling Center. This alley spins out of control with Rock n Roll bowling night that shines bright with a state of the art light show, pulsating music and tasty ice cold beer specials. Lace your shoes up and let the good times roll!

Rollarama Skating Center

2710 Hamburg St
Schenectady, NY 12303   Directions

(518) 355-2140


The Rollarama Skating Center spins out of control when it comes to family entertainment. This family-friendly attraction is the most fun place to skate, plan a birthday party, private party or take skating lessons. Bring your skates or rent a pair; it's time to let the good times roll!

Six Flags Great Escape

89 Six Flags Dr
Queensbury, NY 12804   Directions

(518) 792-3500


Six Flags Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom are an adventure for the whole family. Non stop thrills and spills take place across this 140-acre theme park with more than 50 awesome rides and attractions, amazing entertainment shows and lots of food and fun. For never-ending fun, book an extended stay at the Great Escape Lodge.

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