- 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.
The Majestic Theater is a performance venue that hosts concerts, meetings, and other events. Guests may also reserve this location for wedding ceremonies and banquets, which feature full lunch, dinner, and bar menus.
Located just north of the Oregon State University campus is the McDonald Research Forest. Due to its close proximity to the school, the park is mainly used as a research and instruction location, teaching students about the areas wetlands, forest and wildlife.
Situated on 3.75 acres, Central Park is home to the Discovery Garden Path which provides a walking path around a floral garden. The park offers a children's playground, grassy fields, trees, a gazebo and park benches.
Providing access to the Willamette River, Willamette Park and Natural Area has open meadows and trails for hiking. The area can be used for fishing and boating and has picnic areas, a frisbee golf course, soccer fields and a playground.
A soccer facility, Corvallis Sports Park provides youth soccer lessons as well as a home for adult soccer leagues. The park offers a pro shop with soccer equipment and a pub with food, drinks, pool, shuffleboard and televisions.