- TripBuzz found 58 things to do with kids in or near Albany, Oregon, including 43 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Corvallis, Salem, Keizer and Welches.
- From Lakeshore Lanes to Oregon Fishing Club, the Albany area offers 60 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Movie Theaters, Bowling and Theaters.
- The city of Albany is proud that it produces rare metals such as zirconium and titanium. Resting on the Willamette River, the city is also popular for water sports such as paddling and canoeing. And preserving the city's history, the downtown community houses a museum with an historic, fully-operational carousel.
Initiated in 2004, the Historic Carousel and Museum is one-step closer to creating a world classe carousel complex in the downtown area of Albany. Once done, the carousel will hold at least 52 hand carved and hand painted animal menagerie.
All year round, patrons can enjoy a wide variety of entertainment at the all-volunteer Albany Civic Theater. Live presentations include comedies, dramas and musicals, and the theater features a dynamic youth program for aspiring young performers.
Owned and operated by the Oregon State University, Peavy Arboretum is a local horticultural destination containing a large variety of plant species coupled with historic Native American sites, the Oregon State Forest Nursery and more.
To have fun and run off excess energy, Wildcat Park features a playground, hopscotch squares, concrete climbing boulders, and a rope/net climbing structure. The equipment is ADA accessible and the concrete wall offers plenty of seating space.
OSU McDonald-Dunn Research Forest is used as a research site for OSU students and comprises of four different forest management themes, multiple mountain biking loops, nature trails and offers many non-motorized recreational activities.